Materials Associate Job Description

Materials Associate Job Description

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Materials associate provides ongoing maintenance for material master data in SAP for raw materials, packaging, MROs, and IT materials.

Materials Associate Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective materials associate job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included materials associate job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Communicating with all LCGM staff about purchasing, shipping and receiving of materials and acting as a positive, welcome presence in the front lobby ensuring sign-in/sign-out procedures are followed and providing redundancy with alternate front lobby staff to ensure that lobby is always occupied to monitor deliveries and shipments
Implementing standardized procedures for receiving, transferring and monitoring all shipments in and out of the facility
May train other personnel on GMP receiving, inventory control, and sampling & dispensing operations
Creates PDM#’s and Vendor Parts as directed by MR & Sourcing
Adds fabrics to the seasonal palette
Enters and proofs fabric specifications
Maintains seasonal fabric palette
Creates PDM management reports using query application
Follows up with liaison offices to ensure fabric specs and prices are updated in a timely manner
Monitors development and updates lifecycle in PDM to reflect most current status

Materials Associate Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Materials Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, APICS, CPIM, LEAN, VPP, EHS, CIPS, ISM, CRCST, CPSM

Education for Materials Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the materials associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Science, Business, Engineering, Associates, Technical, Chemistry, General Education, Materials Engineering, Management

Skills for Materials Associate

Desired skills for materials associate include:

Existing computer programs :
Computers and basic data entry level skills
Materials and their functional uses by reading appropriate materials packaging
Patient chargeables through accurate label handling
Product information meetings and in-services
Kitting
Receiving
SAP
Shipping
Spectroscopic techniques

Desired experience for materials associate includes:

Tracks the development of prints and yarn dyes from initiation to approval
Initiates proto yardage requests and tracks in PDM system
Initiates requests for test yardage and track in PDM system
Completes Fabric Test Request Forms as directed by Materials Research Analysts and submits information to the Materials Testing Lab
Tracks receipt of salesman sample yardage for Materials Research Analysts
Organizes and maintains fabric library

Materials Associate Examples

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Materials Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of materials associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for materials associate
  • Assists Designers and Materials Research Analysts in researching and locating items in the fabric library
  • Support Standard Work processes across all programs to deliver consistent results
  • Organizes QA resource assigned to functional area to meet goals and timings
  • Accept, verify content count, description information, and integrity of, login, label and store incoming receipts from couriers, vendors, per SOP
  • Tracking, monitoring and maintaining laboratory inventory for internal staff and for investigator-based projects
  • Reviewing and maintaining all material documentation associate with shipments
  • Interacting with vendors to resolve materials discrepancies or issues
  • Unpacking and stocking some laboratory supplies as needed and as directed
  • Act as escalation point for material concerns, lead daily shortage meetings to ensure supply continuity, report on KPIs (inventory days on hand, line interruptions, expedite costs, ) and enforce best practices
  • Required to be on-call periodically to support operations
Qualifications for materials associate
  • Build the business and managerial skill set required to be an accomplished Supply Chain professional
  • Diploma in Science / Material Management / ITI or 5 years relevant experience
  • Specific Industry Training, Knowledge of Engineering / Petrochemical industry or General Engineering / Mechanical background
  • Computer literate and proficient in the use of spreadsheets and / or material management software
  • Fluent in English language (oral +written)
  • Able to read, analyse and interpret business periodicals, professional journals or technical procedures
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Materials Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a materials associate. 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 materials associate
  • Ensuring orders for materials are entered, tracked, and delivered within specified time frames
  • Actively participate in forecasting and planning production needs
  • Build relationships with suppliers reacting effectively to missed delivery windows, carrier changes, production lead times etc
  • Assist in monitoring inventory levels and adjust accordingly planning requirements
  • Establishing departmental and individual goals and objectives in alignment with site goals and priorities
  • Motivating, retaining and developing employees
  • Cultivating and managing customer relationships
  • Making cold calls to prospective customers
  • Following up with customers and providing solutions, should a service concern arise
  • Providing training to customers and their teams on various product lines and services
Qualifications for materials associate
  • Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs and production schedules
  • The EHS Specialist will be responsible to support the EHS Manager promoting a No Harm culture with front line supervisors and hourly employees manage EHS programs in shop operations
  • Technical knowledge of materials & materials development processes
  • 1-2 years Project Management or Database Management experience
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in publications/print production and/or inventory management
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Materials Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of materials associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for materials associate
  • Connecting with customers to ensure that past due bills are paid and collect payments when necessary
  • Sort, assemble, audit, and ship orders in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability learn to drive forklift and drive company box truck onsite
  • Weekend rotation as required
  • Receive, stage, and process incoming reagent and hardware materials
  • Schedules, tracks, and reports on all requested materials
  • Compiles and reviews all material, fabric, and leather data sheets (MDS, FDS, LDS) for accuracy, completeness, quality, affordability, and compliance
  • Coordinates with cross functional teams to manage material requests and turnover within calendar, development status, and final handoff to production
  • Communicates daily with design, PD, HKO and suppliers on questions on materials and changes, standards, and aids in interpreting design needs
  • Coordinates and reviews all materials submissions to insure faithful execution to design request or spec with Manager for training
Qualifications for materials associate
  • Must be able to fulfill requirements of motorized vehicle operation (vision, hearing, physical limitations) and may require or use of a respirator
  • Knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, particularly Enovia Matrix One, a plus
  • Knowledge of various ERP/MRP systems a plus
  • Minimum of four (4) years of materials management or related experience required
  • Minimum of 1 year in a GMP environment strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills English and Chinese in spoken and written form
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Materials Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of materials associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials associate
  • Maintains and issues all approved standards for the designs and production to manufacturing partners
  • Ensures timely receipt and facilitation of all color/material approval submits from materials vendors to our design department
  • Completes all lab dip, hand loom and strike off submittal forms prior to hand off to design/color area as needed
  • Receive of materials with proper labelling and check in inventory maintenance of materials library room
  • Follow up on all invoices to be submitted to Account Payable
  • Interacting daily with the Design, Tech Design and Production teams regarding all aspects of the materials sourcing process
  • Ability to foster and develop a strong team of material planning personnel through selective recruitment, thorough and consistent on-boarding process, training, and coaching, and identification and addressing of competency gaps within team
  • Ensure continuity of supply, support the team in escalations and problem solving for part shortages
  • The A.M
  • Must be able to work overtime and some weekends as required
Qualifications for materials associate
  • Working knowledge of textiles and strong attention to detail
  • Leadership and/or Vendor Management experience
  • Experience with Salesforce, Acrobat, and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Specific vision requirements including reading of written documents, visual troubleshooting of equipment, use of computer monitor screen frequently and have the ability to clearly see and focus on objects and color as close and far distances with good depth perception
  • Solid fabric construction knowledge across a specialized area
  • Bachelor's degree required with a focus in Biochemistry, Biology, or Life Sciences preferred
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Materials Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of materials associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for materials associate
  • Ability to learn and drive forklift and drive company box truck onsite
  • Perform future production rate readiness assessments at the supplier by following standard PW procedures
  • Conduct data analysis on capacity information provided by supply chain network
  • Support IPMT (integrated program management team ) by providing future risk information
  • Report out data analysis findings, identified risks, and mitigation plans at all levels of P&W
  • Participate in making allocation/priority decisions on critical hardware• Utilize/operate andon system in support of assembly floor requirements
  • Super user for the implementation and automated supply management thru Pxyis
  • Fabrication and characterization of medical device prototypes
  • Performing measurements to characterize polymer materials
  • Assigned duties to support senior research staff
Qualifications for materials associate
  • Ability to analyze large data sets and present findings
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related discipline or equivalent qualification in business administration
  • Other continuing education certifications highly desirable
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical or medical Supply Chains
  • Previous experience in Materials Management, Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain preferred
  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers including decimals and fractions

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