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Materials Manager

Materials Manager

Manages and oversees overall purchasing operations and inventory of materials as well as selection of suppliers.  Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.  Coordinates and resolves issues regarding existing and new products.  Interacts with vendors, and possibly customers, to ensure that all requirements are being met.


The Materials Manager shall oversee operations and ensure procedures are in place to support requirements. Responsibilities include:

Day-to-day management of the materials management group.

Reviewing required all requisitions and purchase orders for approval.

Negotiate & drive commodity contracts to meet business unit’s technology, quality, and cost goals through 3PQ&L negotiation process

Monitoring key performance indicators, analyze performance data and coordinate cross-functional teams to increase effectiveness of local supply chain initiatives.

Monitoring procedures and processes to support operations.

Supporting business execution of new programs using the New Product Introduction process.

Monitoring cost savings and cost avoidance activity.

Responsible for inventory control and increasing inventory turns.

Drive lean manufacturing initiatives such as Kan-Ban and Kaizens for materials group.

Developing long-term supply strategies to reduce lead time and cost.

Ensuring compliance with all established Purchasing Policies & Procedures.

Responsible for developing offshore sources and complying with international trade requirements.

Complies with all local and corporate guidelines on safety and ethics.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Associate Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level, Director

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