Materials Manager

US-OH-Marion
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1245
# of Openings
1
Category
Purchasing/Procurement

Overview

Management of the materials department oversees the procurements of materials, production scheduling, shipping and receiving of product. Manages inventory of raw materials, components, WIP and finished goods. A Materials Manager manages the Materials department associates, including Production Control, Purchasing and On Time Delivery.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage all materials functions, including scheduling, material flow, logistics and customer interaction
  • Ensure that systems are properly utilized, and make recommendations for potential improvements
  • Manage inventory levels to meet delivery needs and internal goals
  • Ensure accuracy of all inventory records
  • Manage the dunnage and packaging needs in Mass Production and New Model activities
  • Provide support and input on logistics and delivery issues with customers and suppliers
  • Provide leadership in continuous improvement efforts
  • Maintain FIFO inventory practices
  • Develop Yearly Business Plan for the Materials Department
  • Lead, support and involve the Materials department in achieving business plan goals
  • Maintain a safe working environment and enforce safety polices
  • Facilitate open communication within and between departments

Qualifications

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business with 3 years experience in materials management including purchasing, production control and logistics preferred
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft office applications; specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Working knowledge of ERP operating systems

 

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • ISO 9000 or QS9000 quality systems training
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to make sound decisions

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