Warehouse/ Materials Manager

Job Description SUMMARY: Plan, organize, direct and manage the activities of the Purchasing function, Production Planning, and Warehouse operations to assure timely supply of products to our customers with regard to quality, cost, quantity and production capacity. Provide leadership to support Lean Manufacturing, JIT, and new or value added ideas to improve company efficiency and profitability while enhancing customer relations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned or requested. Manage departmental human resources in Purchasing, as well as to procure materials at the lowest cost consistent with the quality and service required and within the corporate (Annual spending of $43 million). Manage departmental resources in Warehouse Operations including all employees, to maintain continuity of supply to support manufacturing schedules and customer shipments. Manage departmental support of ISO, OSHA, DOT and TPM by assuring compliance with program requirements and ongoing maintenance. Maintain the company's competitive position in its industry and conserve profits, in relation to customer shipments and materials. Provide guidance in the analysis of data and report on long-range availability and costs of major purchased items and to search the market for new and alternative ideas, products and materials whose adoption might improve company efficiency and profitability.   Provide leadership to all associates and create a working environment for employee development and opportunity through the use of performance management and consistent communication. Establish departmental goals and objectives to achieve plant and corporate performance objectives and budgets. Provide communication and training in support of our Health and Safety initiatives. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise all materials function associates. Required Skills COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of plant operation with regard to capacity, scheduling, customer service, MRP, purchase requirements, logistics, ISO, OSHA, DOT and TPM while working to integrate best practice aspects into achieving the plant goals and objectives. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Language Skills: Fluent verbal and written skills in English Mathematical Skills: High level of accuracy in basic Math. Reasoning Ability: Ability to associate cause and affect relationships, and determine patterns of activity in anticipation of change to the operation or personnel. Computer Skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPM and/or APICS desirable Required Experience Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, and a minimum of 10 years experience in purchasing or materials management. CPM Certification and/or APICS Certification highly desirable. Strong knowledge of the legal and ethical boundaries of procurement. Working knowledge of MRP and MRP II. 20180482
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Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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