Materials Project Manager Job Description

Materials Project Manager Job Description

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Materials project manager provides functional application leadership and guidance to client regarding “best practices” and the functionality of the software modules.

Materials Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage the maintenance and communication of the design process calendar and participate in creating & approving the calendar
Coordinate, lead, and problem solve incoming new design projects or new design resources (for example 3D, plug-in scripts, digital working tools or new platforms)
Review, analyze and clarify quoted prices from suppliers
Based on costs and technical qualifications, align with Panasonic on which suppliers to pursue for further material development
Lead discussions with suppliers on localization at the gigafactory
Drive initiatives with suppliers to reduce cost (use of more efficient processing technologies, process simplification, achieving economies of scale, development of higher performance materials)
Maintain day to day supplier relationships, acting at the point of contact for all supplier commercial issues
Work with suppliers to establish the appropriate delivery quantity and frequency for Just In Time delivery and line-side kanban
Assist in implementing systematic solutions to control inventory flow, minimize shortages, and maintain accuracy in ERP system, MES system and MS Excel (where required)
Work fluidly in a highly cross-functional team environment involving manufacturing and product development teams, supply chain specialists, manufacturing engineers, and logistics personnel

Materials Project Manager Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Materials Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, PMP, CPM, HAZWOPER, EPA, NIOSH

Education for Materials Project Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Materials Project Manager

Desired skills for materials project manager include:

Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Related disciplines
Engineer-to-order environment
Quick-turn
Own discipline and broadens capabilities
MS Office Suite and MRP software
Applicability of ICH Quality Modules United States Pharmacopeia
Biotechnology Manufacturing processes and procedures
Concepts

Desired experience for materials project manager includes:

Support Site 3PL activities to include analytics and general oversight
Support quarterly Excess and Obsolete (E&O) through creation of standard process to investigate slow moving material for alternate uses
Monitors project from initiation through first production delivery
Maintains the necessary project metrics
Facilitates communication between functional groups and with the client
Performs other duties as required to ensure project success and improvement to COS’s product development processes

Materials Project Manager Examples

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Materials Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a materials project manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials project manager
  • Coordinate regular communication of project technical and programmatic status with external client
  • Status project tasks, for internal stakeholders, against established performance metrics
  • Monitor work efforts of technical staff, assigns resources, delegates tasks and reports progress to senior managers and funding client
  • Support business development staff, and leads proposal development efforts for materials-related projects
  • Defines task requirements and identifies all elements of cost, schedule and technical performance
  • Develops the Work Breakdown Structure to a level sufficient to identify all the work required for task or project completion
  • Manages cost, schedule and performance
  • Working with management and PM Leadership, leads proposal efforts, describing the problem to be solved, the proposed solution approach and the benefits the approach will have for the client
  • Prepares and makes presentations to internal management and to external customers to provide reviews and updates on technical aspects, cost, and schedule
  • Stays abreast and executes Project Management best practices (e.g., Earned Value Management)
Qualifications for materials project manager
  • Experience marketing clients to develop work
  • BScience / BEngineering / BChemistry
  • 7 years project management experience and demonstrated success
  • Regulated Hazardous Materials or other compliance experience
  • Experience in fire prevention and fire protection design requirements for storage of hazardous materials in warehousing operations, specifically for flammable liquid and aerosol products
  • Experience implementing hazardous material storage solutions compliant with NFPA, FM Global, IFC, IBC, and other fire protection and building codes and standards, particularly NFPA30 and NFPA30B
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Materials Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of materials project manager. 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 project manager
  • Maintains a basic understanding of and ensures compliance with applicable government and industry regulations
  • Defines process standards and best practices
  • Forecasts and communicates engineering, materials and manufacturing requirements to suppliers
  • Assists in supplier price and delivery negotiations
  • Accept and slot demands for assigned brief within the service center, providing order acknowledgements as appropriate
  • Coordinate between Fulfilment Cells and Optimization to ensure demands are executed to the agreed customer ctq's
  • Plan materials to support execution per agreed customer CTQ's
  • Maintain data integrity in ERP system in relation to job status, critical dates, availability/assignment of project materials
  • Ensure accurate and timely updates to Optimization and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate projects spanning multiple production Cells
Qualifications for materials project manager
  • BS in Civil Engineering and an E.I.T or P.E
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or supply chain discipline
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications required (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • Contributor who must interact frequently with suppliers on an independent basis to obtain documentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with the labs and various support groups, both domestic and internationally, in coordinating activities linked to supporting raw materials
  • Experience managing technical projects related to advanced materials development and/or product development
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Materials Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a materials project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for materials project manager
  • Track & trend metrics illustrating performance in support of Cell(s)
  • Liaise with Sourcing and peers globally to manage material needs
  • Collaborate with ERP experts to optimize material allocation process
  • Collaborate with GRS LCoE to ensure timely inbound/outbound process
  • Drive accountability within fulfilment team to execute to plan
  • Owns job cost review/pacing rhythm to support production and drive accountability to execute relative to as-quoted costs
  • Participates to the Work across TRD to implement systems and processes for new incoming raw material (“IM”) which support Development, Phase I, II and III Clinical Manufacturing activities in an efficient, flexible and, compliant manner
  • Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of educational projects to maintain internal quality standards
  • Identify appropriate supporting content for projects, such as illustrations and suggested further reading
  • Incorporate external author responses into documents
Qualifications for materials project manager
  • Refinement of the Engineering Change process to minimize risk of stranded inventory
  • Attention to detail and planning
  • Flexibility and agility to adapt to change while maintaining quality delivery to stakeholders
  • Bachelor Degree in Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Plastics Engineering or related technical field
  • 1 to 3 years task management experience within Advanced Materials in an applied or industrial environment
  • Exposure to work plan development
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Materials Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a materials project manager. 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 project manager
  • Effectively manages and develops staff for the Materials Function and oversees the related activities
  • Ensures a steady flow of work is maintained through the manufacturing areas with proper routing, scheduling, dispatching and expediting of materials, including follow-up of work in process
  • Sets team’s goals and objectives to achieve the functional, departmental and businesses objectives
  • Maintains surveillance over all materials, functions, and work in process, according to established rules and policies
  • Identifies roadblocks and inefficiencies in business processes and make improvements to ensure requirements are met efficiently
  • Maintain the lowest possible net inventories and assure economical make/buy decisions
  • Design, develop, and implement control and data solutions for dramatically improving material flows through the factory using Lean Principles
  • Developing innovative new solutions for manufacturing that may leverage automated systems
  • Develop and maintain material flow data/plans that includes capacity and efficiency of material movement
  • Implement systems and processes that maintain critical material warehouse master data
Qualifications for materials project manager
  • Knowledge and understanding of project schedules and budgets
  • Sufficient communication skills to effectively interact with senior management and scientific staff internally and within client organizations, subcontractors, and consulting forums
  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD, MBA) in engineering or business/management
  • History of taking new products or new materials through commercialization
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance
  • HAK, HTL with min
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Materials Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a materials project manager. 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 project manager
  • Drive System Updates (containers/totes/pallets, labels, documentation)
  • Supervise all part replenishment (Supermarket-related Activities, High and Medium Volume Picking, Sequencing, Kitting)
  • Monthly financial/EVMS reporting
  • Communicating deliverables status and risk presentations to leadership
  • Coaching project planning and business case preparations with technology leads for future activities
  • Coordinating with MPE’s Technology Manager, MPE’s Military CIPT, MPE’s Commercial CIPT, MPEs SFDL, MPE Leadership, and MPE Contracts owners
  • Supporting the P&W War On Cost and P&W CIPT customers (military and commercial)
  • Cross training to support MPE Military and Commercial CIPTs
  • Ensure the planning and execution for all projects including manpower, miscellaneous equipment
  • Coordinate and communicate activities, materials, manpower requirements with all stakeholders (customer’s project manager and/or site foreman, field manager, shipper scheduler, purchaser)
Qualifications for materials project manager
  • Structured & self-employed work style
  • Pro-active, collaborative attitude
  • Must be able to travel within Americas Region (North and South America)
  • A minimum of 10 years of site experience in power projects performing procurement and materials management functions including at least 1 year in a supervisory capacity
  • Ability to effectively lead a materials management organization
  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

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