• Materials Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Marion
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2018 10:50 AM)
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  • 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.


    • Manage all materials functions, including purchasing, scheduling, material flow, logistics and customer interaction
    • Ensure that systems are properly utilized, and make recommendations for potential improvements
    • Direct activities of MRO and spare parts cage
    • Manage inventory levels to meet delivery needs and internal goals
    • Ensure accuracy of all inventory records
    • Manage the dunnage and packaging needs in current and New Model activities
    • Provide support and input on logistics and delivery issues with customers and suppliers
    • Provide leadership in continuous improvement efforts


    Decision Making Authority

    ·         Contact customers shipping issues

    ·         Contact suppliers regarding delivery, quality and price issues

    ·         Approve or reject company purchases within allotted dollar amounts

    ·         Provide input on hiring, evaluation, promotion, disciple and termination


    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·         Must be a team player, capable of working well with others is a must

    ·         Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and manage time efficiently, strong organizational skills

    ·         Must have Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

    ·         Must have knowledge and ability to work in the Plex system comfortably and efficiently

    ·         Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

    ·         Strong organizational skills

    ·         Self-starter with the ability to make sound decisions


    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 (Symix preferable) 

    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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