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Materials Manager

Location: Morristown, TN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Hourly: $1.00 - $1.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 11/7/2017
Job ID: 02534390
Job Description
Materials Manager for a very large Tier 1 manufacturer of rubber products commutable from Morristown, TN. Our client is a division of a Foreign-owned Fortune 500 manufacturer which will relocate from all sections of the US. Benefits are outstanding. The position reports to a VP and has 4 direct reports and about 65 indirect reports. It is responsible for the Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost of all Materials/PC related functions.  Control the flow of materials through the manufacturing operation. Receive, warehouse, deliver raw materials in a timely manner. Schedule production and maintain inventory levels. Work with production departments to maintain proper materials levels to meet customer requirements.
Duties Include But Not Limited To:
  • Develop production plan in conjunction with sales forecasts.
  • Develop material flow and optimize processes.
  • Develop warehouse and storage needs.
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers and customers.
  • Develop and report countermeasure activity for delivery issues.
  • Plan raw material needs and develop plans for suppliers.
  • Work with production managers to forecast and schedule production requirements.
  • Cost reduction activity.
  • Manage and report safety activities in materials department.
  • Oversee fork truck training and licensing.
  • Capital projects.
  • Manage and report monthly materials department expenses.
  • Develop and report on monthly sales results.
  • Maintain scheduling tools.
  • Manage 4 direct reports and related staff of approximately 65.
  • Bachelors Degree, Masters degree and APICS certification preferred.
  • 5 Years experience Managing in a high volume automotive manufacturing facility.


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