The Materials Manager is responsible for: a) staffing, training and overseeing the Purchasing/Inventory Control functions; b) developing and maintaining an adequate recordkeeping system to ensure proper monitoring of material cost history and trends; c) provide for an adequate sourcing of vendors for materials such that timely and cost-effective procurement will be possible for future orders; d) providing the necessary training for departmental personnel; e) providing adequate procurement support to Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing to ensure a smooth work process flow.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
- Schedule and direct the daily activities of the Purchasing Inventory Control departments so to ensure timely and effective materials procurement, delivery and storage.
- Establish Master Schedule and all other Manufacturing planning functions.
- Track key internal and external cost indicators/factors so that cost changes and other trends can be properly monitored. Maintain records of vendor/cost histories.
- Develop and monitor internal procurement standards for cost containment and other procurement goals and objectives.
- Maintain material cost and inventory levels as directed by VTC business plan and other management directives.
- Provide for routine inspection of incoming materials to ensure quality levels, and correct vendor/material quality deficiencies as needed.
- Establish and maintain a perpetual inventory on all items, including expendables, used in manufacturing processes.
8. Provide periodic inventory reports as directed by supervisor.
- Monitor BOM releases against slow moving or accumulated inventories for possible use on jobs being reviewed.
- Advise management regarding cost changes when dictated by business conditions.
- Recommend to management a frequency review schedule for the established guidelines ( e.g. Min/Max, MRP min) at not less than 6-month intervals.
- Satisfy all work performance requirements as determined by supervisor, as well as all attendance guidelines as established by the April 1991 Employee Handbook.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Three to Five (3-5) years materials/procurement management experience in related heavy manufacturing environment.
- Demonstrated managerial/supervisory experience.
- Demonstrated competencies in negotiation and verbal/written communications.
- Materials/procurement management experience in transformer or related power industry.
- Established proficiency in materials management and/or purchasing, either through professional accreditation or a degree in procurement science.
- Professional certification in either purchasing or inventory control.
- Four year college degree preferred.
Salary range is $58,000-$68,000 DOE
Interested candidates may apply by following the link https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6083336.careers?ShowJob=402947585