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Materials Manager (Warehouse + SAP)

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Vance
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Materials ManagerLocation: Vance, AL, United StatesJob Function: ManufacturingEmployment Type: Salary/FTE***Must have warehouse management experience and SAP experience***Responsibilities:As a key member of the Materials team, the Materials Manager oversees critical management activities within the materials department. In a lean, just-in-time environment focused on automotive seating systems, the incumbent ensures efficient pre-production material control, material scheduling, release coordination, and transportation logistics. Key responsibilities include:Monitoring shipment plans from suppliers to maintain sufficient inventory levels that meet customer demands.Analyzing inventory accuracy and resolving discrepancies.Establishing effective communication channels with suppliers to ensure quality and timely delivery.Achieving optimal inventory performance as defined by Materials management.Collaborating closely with other departments.Collecting and analyzing data related to material usage, quality, pricing, and manufacturing capability.Sharing supplier performance data with the plant.Cultivating ethical supplier relationships to encourage innovation and cooperation.Participating in cross-functional teams focused on continuous process improvement and waste reduction.Leading projects to enhance quality, cycle time, and process efficiency.Verifying perpetual inventory against physical stock counts and addressing discrepancies.Managing the Material department budget.Conducting staff interviews, overseeing training, and enforcing safety regulations.Planning work assignments and equipment allocations to meet production goals.Collaborating with customers, supervisors, and contractors to resolve issues.Interpreting transportation regulations, shipping orders, and safety guidelines.Coordinating physical inventory audits.Cultivating strong relationships with suppliers to secure competitive material prices.Assisting in the implementation of unit goals and objectives.Participating in budget preparation and administration.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a related field.Five years of experience in logistics and materials planning.Knowledge of manufacturing processes and inventory control principles.Familiarity with warehousing operations.Understanding of relevant local, state, and federal laws.Proficiency in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination.Ability to navigate the interrelated functions of an automotive plant.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Tuscaloosa , Materials Manager (Warehouse + SAP), Professions , Vance, Alabama

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