Materials Manager

Position Summary:

Responsible for planning, organizing and controlling overall materials operations, including warehouse management inventory control and material transactions to production. Plans and monitors optimal space utilization and efficient inventory flow.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with Company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee logistics, inventory control and material handling
  • Ensure inventory accuracy in MRP and lead periodic physical/cycle inventory counts
  • Ensure optimal space utilization of warehouse including shipping and receiving.
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security
  • Communicate, plan and execute with manufacturing and QC on continual improvement of material handling and issuing WO’s.
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
  • Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
  • Produce KPI reports and statistics regularly
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Proven work experience as a materials, inventory control and/or logistics manager
  • Expertise in materials management including warehouse and logisctis management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with ERP/MRP including warehouse management software
  • Leadership skills and ability manage staff
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, HAZMAT, FDA regulations and the willingness to become certified in one or more of these areas as necessary

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