Materials Manager

Posted on Mar 9, 2019 by MI WINDOWS AND DOORS

Gratz, PA 17030
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To provide effective leadership of site purchasing, planning, and inventory control activities and proper maintenance of related operating system data

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Controls inventory levels across the site to minimize inventory investment while providing optimum availability of materials through effective supervision of the site SCM (Supply Chain Management) team
  • Supervises site Inventory Control Supervisor, Senior Buyer/Planner, Buyer/Planner and others as assigned.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions for proper authorization levels and other required data
  • Works with MIWD Quality Control organization to drive programs related to supplier and material quality assurance, material returns, disposition and scrap disposal
  • Analyzes data related to inventory activity and prepares management reports as directed
  • Implements and drives compliance to all company SCM strategies and policies to assure consistent application across the site
  • Monitors and/or plans for changing inventory requirements through participation in and development of effective sales & operations planning (S&OP) processes
  • Leads the site SCM team to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) relative to all direct materials, MRO, scrap materials and supplies
  • Coordinates site SCM activities with those of other MIWD sites as needed to drive best practices and efficiencies
  • Interfaces with site General Manger and Corporate SCM team to address challenges and identify opportunities for continuous improvement using lean management methodologies


. Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • BS/BA in Business Management or related field or equivalent combination of experience and education to successfully perform the essential functions of the position
  • 3 to 5 years materials management experience in a high-volume manufacturing facility
  • Knowledge and ability to deploy APICS, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively motivate team members and others with diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Software and DataWorks or other operating systems as required
  • APICS or ISM Certification preferred

Reference: 665610120

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