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Materials Manager

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O'Connell Staffing & Recruiting
Materials Manager

Prestigious Automotive Supplier located in Lansing, Mi. has an opening for an experienced Materials Manager. This is a Direct Hire-Permanent position an excellent salary and a wonderful benefits package.

Key Areas of Responsibility
Supervise Assistant Material Managers, Packaging and Logistics Specialists, Materials Systems Coordinator, Service Parts Coordinator and Planners.
Develop, implement and maintain system procedures for accurate and timely management reporting.
Work with manufacturing and customers to schedule production, arrange transportation, and maintain minimum inventory levels to meet customer requirements for assigned locations.
Oversee the training, development and evaluation of all department employees to ensure that current and future objectives are met.
Oversee supplier relations, primarily supplier performance objectives, and participate in program management activities as appropriate.
Coordinate all material activities including the timely procurement of production & service components for assigned locations.
Review and monitor all inventories and cycle counts and maintain the company's established goals.
Drive continual improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
Establish, measure and work to achieve the company goals as they relate to the Key Operating Indicators.
Oversee packaging and logistics initiatives including premium freight, freight routing, customer's packaging requirements (CLIPS)
Review and monitor the PFEP (plan for every part) and ensure that Min/Max levels are maintained for all assigned locations.
Document all activities as required.
Basic Education, Experience and Training Requirements
Bachelor degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 10 years materials management experience including staff supervision, preferably in an automotive environment.
MBA desirable
Familiar with all procedures/guidelines relating to the Materials department
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Trans4M, etc)
CPIM, CPM, APP Certification desirable
Able to maintain confidential information

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