Sr. Manager of Materials, Logistics & Purchasing


 

The Sr. Manager of Materials, Logistics & Purchasing has overall oversite and responsibility for the structure and effectiveness of the clients Purchasing, Logistics, Inventory Management, ERP, and Warehouse Management and Distribution activities. The Sr. Manager of Materials, Logistics & Purchasing will plan and direct all aspects of the corporation’s supply chain policies, objectives and initiatives.

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 10 years’ purchasing / materials management experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Thorough understanding of ERP systems and associated core integrated business processes

  • Ability to define and utilize key metrics to drive continuous improvements related to the ERP system

  • Ability to implement “best in class” systems and procedures in a high-volume manufacturing environment

  • Ability to lead, guide and direct subordinate team members in order to achieve world class status

regarding materials management.

  • Develop / refine departmental procedures and systems to ensure compliance and accuracy of data.

  • Ability to help establish and execute department budget.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Exceptional organizational skills and solid decision-making skills

  • Exceptional negotiating skills

  • Ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the organization and external contacts

  • Able to work well with a team

  • Self-starter who can work independently

  • Ability to project manage and drive results

 

Qualifications desired:

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in business related field

  • Experience with IQMS ERP software and related systems

  • APICS Certification

  • 10+ years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment

  • Understanding of IATF 16949 Quality Management System

 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Ensures all materials management systems are robust, accurate and being followed.

  • Oversite of materials department

  • Oversite of all company logistics including pricing negotiations

  • Oversite of all warehousing operations

  • Direct material supplier contract negotiations

  • Supplier selection, monitoring and development oversite

  • Establishes Purchasing Policies and ensures compliance

  • Oversite of direct material cost / continuous improvement activities

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area

  • Works within all areas for the client and have the ability to effectively communicate ideas

problems, and solutions to all employees

  • Must be able to travel to customers and suppliers / valid driver’s license required

  • International travel will be required

 

Nonessential functions and responsibilities:

  • Participate in management meetings

  • Participates in 6D reporting process.

 

Training requirements:

  • OSHA required Safety

  • FLSA requirements

  • Quality System Awareness — IATF 16949

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention

 

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Complete essential functions and responsibilities outlined above within the guidelines and timeframes supplied by the customer and client management

  • Work well within a team environment

 

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time

« Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time

  • Must be able to occasionally work in an environment that is not climate controlled

  • Must be able to squat, bend, twist and move to count tooling, equipment and parts

  • Must have fine motor skills to grasp and manipulate small parts

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

  • Must be able to visually inspect parts with or without corrective lenses

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