Materials Manager

Location: Marquette, Michigan, United States
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Operations
Job Type: Contract
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This individual will be responsible for supporting the tactical, operational, and strategic direction of "in house" materials management functions. They will support activities consisting of capacity analysis of the plant and operations planning, shipping and receiving, inventory control, warehousing, and purchasing. Their main initiative is to drive material processes to meet daily customer demand in support of on-time delivery.


-Support budget targets and spend management as it relates to the materials management function

-Executes on strategic objectives of the materials management function and how it relates to the overall strategic objectives of the company

-Executes on and supports implementation of processes and procedures surrounding inventory that aim to match supply and demand while, where appropriate, applying the lean methodology including pull systems and throughput.

-Ensures the accuracy of quantity and location of inventory

-Partner with cross functional leads to promote overall inventory accuracy across all possible inventory locations.

-Continuously evaluate the plant operations, production planning and material workflow for increased throughout and productivity

-Collaborates across functions to promote solving and cost reduction

-Promote effective cross functional communication and customer service mentality as it applies to both internal and external customers.


-4 year degree in business or technical field such as supply chain management, logistics, or operations management

-6+ years of experience in a in a manufacturing environment- procurement, inventory management, or operations with solid understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques

-Working knowledge and experience with SAMP

-solid business acumen

-Lean and/or Six Sigma experience

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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