Materials Manager

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Materials Manager Job Description

 

Job Title: Materials Manager

 

Job Overview:

 

We are seeking an experienced Materials Manager to oversee our organization's materials management processes. As a Materials Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of all materials required to support production, manufacturing, and customer service.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

• Manage and lead the materials planning and control team.

 

• Develop and implement inventory management strategies that optimize inventory levels, minimize stockouts, and reduce excess and obsolete inventory.

 

• Work closely with procurement to ensure the timely delivery of raw materials and components required for production.

 

• Monitor and analyze inventory levels, demand trends, and order patterns to identify potential supply chain risks and opportunities.

 

• Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of materials.

 

• Develop and implement systems and procedures to ensure accurate inventory tracking, timely receipt and release of goods, and proper inventory control.

 

• Work with the production and manufacturing teams to ensure that materials are available to meet production schedules.

 

• Develop and manage the departmental budget.

 

Qualifications:

 

• Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field.

 

• 5+ years of experience in materials management, inventory control, and/or supply chain management.

 

• Experience with materials planning and control systems.

 

• Strong leadership and management skills.

 

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

 

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

 

• Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.

 

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and inventory management software.

 

• APICS certification preferred.