A very successful division of a $1.4 billion dollar corporation continues to invest in technology and increase market share. The division recently acquired over $1 million dollars of new capital technology. This opportunity is within the most profitable division in the corporation. They serve a wide variety of commercial industries having a diversified customer base. This position offers possible career growth throughout the WI based division and corporate parent for the right individual. The division has many long term associates enjoying stability and career growth. Benefits include healthcare choices, low cost dental, vision, healthcare savings account with an employer contribution, life insurance, AD&D, short/long term disability, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, 401K with employer match, employee stock purchase plan, management bonuses, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays and many other benefits.
We are searching for a Material Manager to lead, guide and direct daily activities of the materials department. The Materials Manager is responsible for the overall control of material improvement of supplier performance, inventory levels, product availability, cost reductions per division goals, on-time delivery, MBF, supplier PPM metrics and delivery percentage. This position also manages associates responsible for production planning, scheduling, production forecasts, master scheduling, purchasing an inventory control. The Material Manager leads and executives production schedules to meet customer demand and delivery goals. This manager prepares and monitors budgets and strategic actions, manages material systems to ensure the most efficient movement of materials. The Material Manager maintains and improves effective working relationships/communication with key functional, covering manufacturing, engineering, quality, finance, sale and marketing. Interested candidates will need a minimum of 5 years of experience in materials management, knowledge of MRP, Kanban, master scheduling, inventory management, forecasting, supplier negotiation, purchasing and continuous improvement activities. A 4 year degree or the equivalent of education and appropriate experience is needed. APICS certification is a plus. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a manufacturing environment. The facility has machining, assembly, welding, fabrication, metal finishing, and painting processes. Experience purchasing metals, electromechanical components, cutting tools, coolants, oils, machinery, MRO items, and shop supplies is a plus. Strong leadership, communication, supplier development, cost reduction and MRP/ERP systems experience is required.
MUST HAVE: 5 plus years of materials and inventory management. Strong planning and master scheduling experience. Candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent education and appropriate experience.
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