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Materials Manager

Company: MATRIX Resources
Location: Stuttgart
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: Materials Manager Location: Stuttgart, Arkansas (On-site 100%) Direct hire, Permanent The Materials Manager directs the activities of buyers (supplier schedulers / material planners) who are responsible for the factory planning of raw materials, parts, and supplies consistent with delivery requirements and quality specifications. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing, controlling, and directing the material planning, inventory control, storage, shipping, and receiving functions.
  • Coordinates with the purchasing, production, and engineering departments to ensure adequate supply and efficient movement of materials.
  • Provides for the development and maintenance of inventory control systems to track status of purchase orders, inventory levels, and production requirements.
  • Reviews existing procedures for accuracy; recommends and implements improved procedures when necessary.
  • Forecasts plans for anticipated materials requirements.
  • Reviews production schedules to ensure the availability of materials.
  • Directs the procurement activities of buyers.
  • Responsible for the outcome of team procurement negotiations and supplier management.RequirementsRequires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An MBA or equivalent is preferred. Purchasing experience preferred. Automotive experience a plus. SAP Experience required. Requires at least 8 years related experience.Experience with 'Lean' material management preferred. Must be detail oriented and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong verbal skills to effectively communicate with other departments required. Ability to develop and maintain strong, team-oriented relationships with co-workers. Expert knowledge in data analysis tools including Excel and Access.

Keywords: MATRIX Resources, Little Rock , Materials Manager, Executive , Stuttgart, Arkansas

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