Manager Materials Job Description

Manager Materials Job Description

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Manager materials provides materials science support for transfers of primary (API) and secondary (DP) manufacturing process into/out of GMS (manufacturing) sites.

Manager Materials Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Handles periodic physical inventory of raw materials and finished goods in accordance with company policy and reconciles actual usage as shown on SAP system
Complete and maintain the Materials requirements for obtaining TS-16949 and MMOG certification and conforming to the requirements of on-going audits
Ensure methods being used will provide safe, consistent, clean materials to the plant and follow all guidelines for safety, quality & security
Procure all raw and packaging materials for the Naperville plant
Works with Category Logistics Managers and Division Materials Manager to reduce inventory levels and increase accuracy including maintaining the BOM’s and cycle counting process
Coach and develop the materials planning team and supplier quality engineers
Managing the central focal point representing the interest of marketing, sales, manufacturing, materials, engineering and finance at corporate international and site levels to assure global enterprise product demand objectives are met
Execute the materials management Performance Measurement plan to reflect rebate opportunities, contract compliance and expense reduction at the facility and report these results to the Vice President of Operations and center Leadership in an accurate and timely manner
Execute a continuous improvement program for materials management functions
In coordination with the Administrator and center Leadership, assesses and evaluates the skills and competencies of Facility Based Materials Managers

Manager Materials Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager Materials

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CPM, CSCP, ERP, MRPII, JIT, ISO, APIC, MRP

Education for Manager Materials

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager materials job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Education, Business/Administration, MBA, Finance, Technical

Skills for Manager Materials

Desired skills for manager materials include:

Manufacturing process
Fabrics
Athletic footwear industry
Legal terms and conditions
Materials
SAP
Applicable software
Automated materials management functions
Customs compliance
Preparations and understanding of financial and statistical activity reports

Desired experience for manager materials includes:

Discuss prices with T2s throughout the development process and/or Costing meeting to work towards a cost optimized product
Ensure timely resolution of development issues working collaboratively with apparel merchandising teams, planning, costing and technical services teams in order to reach quality and deliver objectives
Vendor Relationship & Strategic RI Planning
Manage process and coordinate activities through multiple organizations
Implement lean manufacturing measures to insure value streams and shop operations are healthy at all times and/or to be able to identify areas of opportunity quickly
Establish system architecture designs that take into account customer requirements, resource availability, and other priorities

Manager Materials Examples

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Manager Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manager materials. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager materials
  • Solve materials problems that are negatively impacting production, quality and delivery of products
  • Constantly strive to reduce the total cost of materials through aggressive negotiation, plant scrap analysis, and field service feedback, while maintaining approved specifications, standards and quality
  • Assure that materials meet all current requirements for installation, durability and compliance
  • Monitor inventory and maintain an adequate stock of materials to prevent supply shortages
  • Maintain tight control of shipping and receiving of materials
  • Store and stock all materials according to manufacturer’s requirement
  • Segregate, salvage, return or dispose of materials that become unusable in the course of handling, production or inspection
  • Serve as a point of contact for Tulsa’s finished goods distribution center and 3rd party partners like Penske
  • Consistently ensure that area job responsibilities are promptly and efficiently carried out and nurtures a high level of staff performance
  • Prioritize and organize short term and long term goals and activities in accordance with business objectives
Qualifications for manager materials
  • Urgently address opportunities for improvement relative to Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery metrics and talent development
  • Ensure alignment of the production plan to the published SIOP consensus plan
  • Lead and drive material group teams to ensure the success of the material group
  • Fully understand and utilize the material management tool kit
  • Willing to travel intensively & willing to be relocated is a good plus
  • Ability to manage conflict and encourage collaboration
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Manager Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of manager materials. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager materials
  • Leads materials flow and cost requirements/reduction initiatives in a proactive manner
  • Negotiates supply agreements with suppliers in order to protect cost, delivery, and availability of materials
  • Execution and implementation of the standardization programs for all material management functions, SMART cleanup, master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI, item merge management, item location, GL management, PAR file management, order frequency and contract optimization
  • Assist with organization, labeling and set up of OR supplies, SKU reduction, and the building of PAR files for new facilities, and facility acquisitions
  • Facilitate the implementation of market based purchasing projects at the facility through coordination with the DCRD, SCO, VPO and CRD
  • Oversees the addition of new items to the facility, working with staff to complete cost analysis, assure contract compliance, and SKU reduction when possible
  • Raise/resolve facility based supply issues and improvement opportunities
  • Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with CRD, Administrator, Physicians, Clinicians, and vendors
  • Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting regarding potential patient safety issues and assists center personnel with utilization and completion of HPG website reporting tool
  • Communicates personnel concerns and changes to the Administrator working collaboratively on performance evaluations and hiring or termination situations
Qualifications for manager materials
  • University degree or above with preferred majors at Science, or Chemical engineering
  • Analytical and problems solving skills Six Sigma and Lean a definite plus
  • Outstanding developer of talent, constantly sourcing, coaching, and developing people in order to build a talent pipeline
  • Prolonged sitting, standing or walking, as required
  • May be required to lift up to 50 lbs depending on the job
  • Minimum Degree in Business, Supply Chain or equivalent
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Manager Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager materials. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manager materials
  • Provide leadership in the standardization of materials, supplies, equipment, and services
  • Develop a Materials Plan
  • Responsible for reporting Materials related metrics to the organization
  • Responsible for supporting and maintaining specific Materials related master data including Item, Master data, Vendor master Item, safety stock levels
  • Drive the Low Cost Region Sourcing PD initiatives
  • Lead, Train and facilitate the upgrade of the KanBan system to improve Inventory turns and eliminate part shortages
  • Interact with Danaher Commodity Managers to ensure best practices and greatest leverage in procurement, low cost region sourcing, supplier assessment & management
  • Maintain and enhance plant policies and procedures
  • Define Supply Chain Strategy, policies and related processes
  • Coordination with supplier of exchange material
Qualifications for manager materials
  • Ability to demonstrate team leadership and facilitation
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience in a GMP environment with at least 2-3 years of people management skills
  • Ensure corporate and or plant policies and procedures are reviewed and updated to reflect Specific
  • Cost Reduction – Demonstration of ability to drive cost reduction through transition to domestic suppliers
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence and procedural manuals to effectively present data/information to large groups, including customers
  • Knowledge and experience with OE customer platforms
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Manager Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager materials. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager materials
  • Be responsible for disposition of excess and obsolete materials
  • Manage, control and direct staff to achieve Materials profit and loss objectives including minimization of excess and obsolete inventory
  • Ensure the timely delivery of materials at the most economical cost, consistent with quality standards, affecting quality by assuring that suspicious material is identified and that material is handled, stored and delivered properly
  • Oversee the master schedules and ensure comprehensive compliance with materials requirements for manufacturing
  • Responsible for proper maintenance of warehouse equipment, to include forklifts, providing both preventative maintenance programs and all necessary repairs
  • Responsible for 5S, safety and quality procedures in department and ensuring employees receive effective and timely training in safe work practices
  • Directly support lean manufacturing principles and processes, NPIS new product introductions
  • Reduce operational costs through TVM and brainstorming activity
  • Support flexible manufacturing methods
  • Manages and reports facility capacity utilization for past and forecasted facility production levels
Qualifications for manager materials
  • Good possession of market knowledge or via sourcing
  • Be sensitive on TCO and be proactive on Procurement Earlier Involvement àfast-fit alignment with Technology and Target Market
  • Develop commodity strategy and lead-buying control mechanism, convincingly adding value to multi-buying factories/departments (stay push position)
  • A strong communicator/negotiator with individual result-oriented yet teamwork-based & be aggressive but do not lose big picture
  • Must be willing to work extended periods of time or varying shift hours
  • High School Diploma with eight (8) years purchasing experience including two (2) years experience supporting surgical departments and capital equipment purchases or Associates degree with five (5) years purchasing experience including two (2) years experience supporting surgical departments and capital equipment purchases
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Manager Materials Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of manager materials. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for manager materials
  • Drives new product introduction planning and associated product obsolescence and change activities as related to planning and materials management
  • Be responsible for the materials replenishment and kitting in the Irvine and Fontana warehouses
  • Coordinates material requirements and procures material in a timely and economic manner
  • Use company performance metric format to effectively track, monitor and implement required corrective/improvement activities related to business plan, goals, issues
  • Develop, drive and support plant activities toward achieving customer and quality awards (ex
  • Build a team through leadership, motivation and skills development
  • Manage daily production control, inventory, and order handling issues
  • Manage inventory performance and lead Supply Chain improvement efforts to exceed facility operational
  • Drives the process to ensure program success by meeting correct budget, time and specification requirements
  • Lead and facilitate site level monthly supply planning process supporting Cantel S&OP by establishing 12 month production material and capacity requirements
Qualifications for manager materials
  • 2-5 years in Supply Planning /Customer Service is desirable
  • Specific experience in supply chain planning, R&D, manufacturing, and use of ERP systems preferred
  • Certification as a purchasing agent from a nationally recognized organization
  • Certified training related to capital equipment, CIP or surgery procurement and operations
  • Sound customer service techniques and practices, ability to communicate in a professional and articulate manner with internal and external partners at all levels both verbal and written, remain calm and courteous while handling problems
  • Bilingual, aerospace background a plus

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