Shipping, Coordinator

Location : 1401 S. Washington, Holland, MI 49423


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


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Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Shipping Coordinator is to support oversight of plant Materials team members to ensure they are properly trained and are following procedures set forth by the Materials Manager. They have responsibility to assist in supporting the Materials Manager to achieve departmental objectives and customer satisfaction. This includes supporting the management of inventory levels, on-time shipment of finished goods, warehousing/shipping of goods, customer service, the procurement, receipt, and storage of raw materials.


  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred (major or concentration in Supply Chain Management/Logistics is a strong plus).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a Materials Planner, Materials Scheduler or closely related role required.
  • Prior Leadership experience required.
  • Experience with Plex Systems ERP and either GM Supply Power, or Honda web preferred.
  • Previous experience in automotive industry preferred.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation

Please note that this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.