Materials Management Job Description

Materials Management Job Description

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Materials management provides protection to raw materials, technologies, processes, and products through appropriate use of patents and trade secrets.

Materials Management Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist and support the regional and division supply chains/warehouses with their inventory requirements
Participate as the department representative in the development and implementation of department automated systems and tools
Focuses and guides leaders and employees in accomplishing objectives
Maintain and manage inventory levels of materials pertaining to floor stock, gowning, GxP materials, final product, experimental materials, rejects, retains, Provide weekly updates of potential risks that may impact the manufacturing timeline
Maintain safety data sheet (SDS) binder
Extensive and detailed documentation
Will assist in overall setup of lay down areas, storage facilities, temporary fencing
Support site on allocation and forecasting of piping isometrics, shop fabrication spools, structural mark pieces, tagged valves, pipe supports
Support site on allocation and forecasting of structural steel, rebar
Supporting site on allocation and forecasting of structural steel, rebar

Materials Management Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Materials Management

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, ISM, IATA, DOT, C.P.M, CSCP, CPR, HSE, JHHS

Education for Materials Management

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the materials management job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Management, Business, Business/Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Technical, Associates, Accounting, Healthcare

Skills for Materials Management

Desired skills for materials management include:

Materials Management
Production processes
Related job families
SAP
Quality control
Raw materials
Techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods in a GMP environment
Proper use and application of personal protection equipment
Excel
Costs

Desired experience for materials management includes:

Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, attention to detail a must
Confidence to liaise with senior people
Be a team player and have experience with Investment and marketing communications in asset management
Bachelors Degree with emphasis in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Purchasing, Materials, or other related field highly preferred
Ability to interact with users, ability to listen, comprehend, interpret, articulate and define solutions the ability to accurately document design information
Must possess a current Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain an SCI and Polygraph

Materials Management Examples

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Materials Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of materials management. 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 materials management
  • Performs physical audits of all DIT purchased assets at both the Foggy Bottom (Washington, DC) and Virginia Science & Technology (Ashburn, VA) campuses
  • Assists in the relocation of hardware within/between campuses for installation and help with project planning efforts assist with e-cycling of out-of-life Division assets
  • Creates and processes purchase requisitions for Division staff using EAS and IBUY
  • You will be responsible for managing the staff the corporation's Warehouse functions such as shipping, receiving ,picking and stocking
  • You will be committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, and for areas such as shipping, receiving and warehousing
  • Establishes and maintains levels and related controls of supplies and equipment for the Center
  • Responsible for purchases for the Center as necessary, utilizing purchase orders and checking orders received for accuracy and completeness
  • Prepares goods for return as appropriate and responsible for shipment of all goods from the Center
  • Establishes and maintains PAR stock levels in all areas, with the cooperation of staff members
  • Maintains knowledge base and utilization of contract pricing, keeping current
Qualifications for materials management
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds without help
  • Must be insurable by the company to operate vehicles
  • Some positions may require a CDL
  • Must possess a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Must be willing to submit to a Polygraph
  • Familiarity with the basic business practices associated with warehouse operations
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a materials management. 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 management
  • Materials Management Assistant
  • Materials Management Technician
  • Utilizes SMART program effectively
  • Performs assigned duties other functions as needed or requested, demonstrating competence and seeking guidance, direction and assistance if needed
  • The Material Control Specialist is responsible for processing and maintaining integrity of a Project's bill of materials within the Material Management System
  • Runs all applicable verifications in the Material Management System
  • Assist in developing the montly analysis processes and reports that are going to be used to monitor the on-going supply chain risk
  • Develop business case templates to assist in perfoming trade-offs between the frequency and magnitude of potential failures due to risks across the supply chain
  • Define process integration steps for how to integrate risk management reviews into standard product development life cycle
  • Responsible for the daily Supply Chain purchasing functions as related to the assigned area
Qualifications for materials management
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license and be able to drive a 1 ½ ton box or stack truck
  • Ability to professionally deal with multiple customers, tradesmen, and teammates in order to provide world class customer service
  • Associates degree, relevant trade certification, and some college or vocational training in science, engineering or facilities preferred
  • At least 5 to 7 years of experience in a pharmaceutical facility with at least three years of related management experience
  • Must be able to operate equipment such as a forklift and an electric pallet jack and drive a box refrigerated truck between sites (CDL not required)
  • Must be able to squat, bend, kneel, climb, and/or reach for 75% of the day
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Materials Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of materials management. 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 materials management
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Directs processes for monitoring and reporting for materials planning and inventory control
  • Executing purchasing practices such as but not limited to requisitions, PO releases, capital and expense spending
  • Must be able to bend multiple times a day, pick up and move with 40-50 lbs
  • Executing purchasing practices such as but not limited to requisitions, purchase order releases, capital and expense spending
  • Responsible for restocking all operating rooms and anesthesia carts
  • Responsible for pulling meds and suture for all of next days’ surgeries
  • Responsible for restocking various par levels throughout the surgery area
  • Responsible for placing and monitoring orders for restocking par levels
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and push/pull carts
Qualifications for materials management
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and/or move about for 75% of the day
  • Previous experience in Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain preferred
  • Knowledge of raw material commodity markets
  • Able to read company financial documents
  • Be able to travel to suppliers, conferences, , as necessary (up to 25%)
  • Specific knowledge on completing and reviewing Process Flows, FMEAs, and Control Plans
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of materials management. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials management
  • Recommend ways to enhance efficiency, improve performance, or reduce costs
  • Attend and participate in System-Wide Materials Management/Supply Chain Meetings
  • Lead, train, monitor and supervise Materials Management staff in all the elements of their role to complete service delivery
  • Coordinate the stock level reviews of Materials Management Assistants to ensure that they are undertaken annually and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for coordinating and performing activities of inventory management to ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations including purchasing, storage, and distribution of medical supplies
  • Responsibilities would include maintaining and restocking various par levels throughout the surgery center
  • Placing orders to replenish par levels
  • Oversee inventory-monitoring system
  • Ensure the proper handling of requisitions, orders, receipt and storage of stock
  • Communicate with customers regarding stocking, ordering, and deliveries
Qualifications for materials management
  • Ability to appropriately utilize and apply Lean tools such as value stream mapping, 5S, TPM, change-over reduction, and Ability to identify waste
  • Understanding of legal implications
  • Associate’s degree and no experience
  • Two years of supervisory experience in a comparable setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have conflict management and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with quality improvement principles
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Materials Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of materials management. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials management
  • Provide leadership to local hospital materials management employees in order to provide timely deliveries of supplies
  • Receive, inventory and stock supplies in medication rooms, exam rooms, and supply closets
  • Wash, decontaminate, check, assemble, wrap, sterilize, store and distribute trays, instruments, supplies and equipment
  • Prepare, package and sterilize all reusable medical supplies, and specialty instruments
  • Regulates equipment management and maintain overall cleanliness and organization of the receiving and individual unit storage areas
  • Assist with material cost containment and inventory control system
  • Knowledge of infection control practices and sterile processing techniques
  • Knowledge of personal computers, surgical instruments, medical supplies, and equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret graphs and to learn how to operate sterilizer, ultrasonic cleaner, steam and ethylene oxide sterilizers and aerators
  • Primarily responsible for receiving, which will involve a lot of heavy lifting
Qualifications for materials management
  • Must have human resource management, principles and practice of effective supervision
  • Must be proficient with computer software tools, including word processing, spread sheet, data base, and other application packages
  • Must have taken courses with a business focus (Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management)
  • Requires BS/BA with minimum 5 years of related experience in a cGMP environment
  • Must pass basic math test and Typing 15 wpm
  • Routinely and effectively communicating with internal & external stakeholders regarding the status of new model projects

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