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Materials Manager

Wallingford, United States
Full-Time

Our Materials Manager has responsibility for organizing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of Supply Chain. Responsibilities include material production management, inventory planning, outsourcing/vendor management, movement of materials, and purchasing and delivery of equipment, product, material, contractor service agreements, inventory, supplies, and equipment levels.

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Use MRP reports to place purchase/manufacture & assembly work orders, including outside processes where needed. 
  • Follow price lists/contracts where applicable and on new items ensure that we obtain best possible price, delivery and quality. Price should be monitored & at least equal to, or less than, standard cost. 
  • Work with QA to identify and develop new sources of supply. 
  • Use daily MRP reports to combine future requirements, re-schedule or cancel purchase/manufacture orders, or to subcontract items. 
  • Constantly review planning parameters (minimum order quantities, lead times etc.,) for items under your control. 
  • Follow up with vendors and workshop as required to ensure parts ordered arrive/are made on time and are available to assembly and/or shipment. 
  • Provide production/logistics support. 
  • Manage the inventory planning parameter/levels for items under your control and maximize the inventory turns. 
  • Assist engineering to develop project plans for customer orders and to provide regular status reports to team. 
  • Identify opportunities to reduce cost and work with the Supply Chain Manager to develop cost comparisons and to negotiate contracts. 
  • Use up excess inventory through material substitution when possible in agreement with technical support. 
  • Assess & provide business analysis and management reports. 
  • Maintain the business KPI(s) for respective product lines.
  • University/College degree qualified 
  • 10+ years’ experience in purchasing environment. 
  • Ability to negotiate, motivate and communicate at all levels. 
  • Conversant with manufacturing systems, practices and processes. 
  • Understanding of computerized ERP systems. Basic understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing operations. 
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to establish good working relationships with fellow colleagues. 
  • Must be pro-active and be able to work on own initiative.

Preferred: 

  • Knowledge of Budget Control
  • Must have a good commercial awareness when dealing with vendors.
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