Materials Manager

15 Jan 2022

The Material Manager will be responsible for managing the flow of materials throughout the plant. This includes purchasing, production scheduling, inventory control, warehousing, shipping, and customer service.

  • Investigates new developments relative to material and supplies and takes action to reduce costs and improve quality.

  • Prepares guidelines for the material planners to operate under.
  • Sets safety stock levels of inventory components and finished goods.
  • Determines component delivery schedules to support the master schedule.
  • Ensures an attainable master schedule to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders, and to sustain the balanced, targeted finished goods level.
  • Communicates with suppliers to assure timely delivery.
  • Reports and resolves material support concerns daily.
  • Effectively supports manufacturing by minimizing schedule nervousness and assuring component availability.
  • Analyzes inventory to maximize turns.
  • Plans for the phase in and phase out of new product introductions and engineering changes to minimize excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Manages and assesses the material requirements planning system to assure consistency; analyzes the causes for inconsistency within the process.
  • Coordinate’s material planning activity for material with long lead time as such to eliminate any potential supply interruption and minimize inventory.
  • Responsible for managing the material planning group.
  • Optimizes inventory value and storage


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related degree.
  • Five or more years of experience managing Materials, Scheduling, Inventory, ETC.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts.

  • ID: #30519132
  • State: Ohio Mansfield 44904 Mansfield USA
  • City: Mansfield
  • Salary: TBD
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Showed: 2022-01-15
  • Deadline: 2022-03-08
  • Category: Et cetera