Location: Bennettsville, SC
Direct Hire Opportunity
Actively partnering with a hiring company in Bennettsville, SC seeking to add a Materials Manager to be responsible for efficiently coordinating the inbound and outbound movement of materials, goods and supplies based on customer needs, inventory targets and production schedules. They will collaborate with functional area leaders to achieve key plant goals and objectives including, but not limited to: effective and efficient production schedules, customer fill-rates and on-time shipments, inventory levels and turn over targets, sourcing and PPV objectives and of inventory accuracy goals.
What you get to do:
Bring an enhanced focus on production planning and scheduling to achieve a robust and predictable process with an outcome that establishes a fixed / level schedule which stabilizes production, supply chain and overall planning
Develop and execute the purchasing strategy to meet the company's business growth and materials requirements including monitoring supplier scorecard performance
Work with strategic supply commodity managers to improve supplier quality and delivery. Partner to optimize supply chain.
Partner with Engineering, IT, and operations functions to optimize MRP and ERP system to improve work flow, cost, schedule, and inventory performance.
Lead and develop a team of direct and indirect reports and act as a change agent, role model, and coach.
Enhance material-delivery routings using standard work and pull signals to tightly link areas of continuous flow to the supply of materials. Develop, analyze and communicate materials metrics, and standards of performance.
Effectively create and sustain material and system cost reduction programs.
Implement processes and controls to achieve accuracy of inventory counts, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and completing root cause corrective actions to guard against inconsistencies in the future.
Resolve labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.
Refine procedures and supervise the annual physical inventory.
Prepare and manage department budget within established guidelines.
Participate as a member of the operations staff team in making cross-functional operational decisions effecting P/L, Cost, Operations, Safety, Quality, Delivery, S&OP and Cash objectives.
Adhere to established company policies, procedures, terms and conditions and legal matters that affect purchasing policies.
What we need from you:
Bachelor’s Degree in Material Science, Logistics or Supply Chain
Minimum of 5 years’ experience at the Manager level within the Materials Management profession.
10+ years’ experience in the Materials Management function
APICS Certification (preferred)
Experience in forecasting, planning and production scheduling in a complex manufacturing environment with complex products and large number of SKU’s MTO vs. Stock
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Interested in learning more? Submit a copy of your professional resume to : Amanda Saylor