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Materials Manager

Automotive Search Consultants
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
$130,000 - $160,000 + bonus
December 04, 2016

We have a need for a Materials Manager with a client of ours that is part of a Fortune 250 company. They are a supplier of industrial components to the aerospace, construction, and automotive markets.

This Sr.-level position will be part of the Executive Management team and be responsible for directing the Supply Chain activities at a manufacturing facility located in the metro Minneapolis area. This includes the Sales & Operational Planning process, Master scheduling, Production Planning & Control, Inventory Management, and Master data control and analysis.

Key responsibilities will include:

•Managing the forecasting, order management, production planning, warehouse, procurement, capacity planning, supplier quality assurance and transportation operations into a single integrated world-class supply chain organization

•Define, design and implement supply chain tools necessary to support a word-class supply chain

•Build a world-class supply chain organization through identifying, coaching and mentoring talent as part of an overall succession planning effort

•Perform strategic sourcing and capacity versus requirements studies to ensure efficient and effective deployment/utilization of resources to meet demand

•Establish short-term and long-term objectives for the supply-chain organization which will enable the division to meet or exceed its business objectives

Potential candidates should have the following:

-Bachelors degree

-10+ years experience in a Supply Chain function

-Previous supervisory experience

-Experience in a manufacturing environment (i.e. automotive, aerospace, machining, automation, etc.)

-Excellent communication and leadership skills

-Ability to wear multiple hats