The Materials Manager is a Senior Level Manager with responsible for managing the Materials Group in the company Nixdorfs Greensboro Manufacturing Plant. This includes procurement and management of raw material, optimization of inventory levels, minimizing expedite costs, while meeting customer and manufacturing requirements.
Implement a year round strategic sourcing process that includes supplier outreach, qualifications activities, supplier relations, issue resolution, formal competitive bidding, on-line auction, BAFO requests and price negotiations.
Lead and manage the implementation of corporate traceability framework that will balance seasonal product substantiation demands and long-term consumer focused value opportunities. The individual will maintain documentation for VFs key material flows, manufacturing locations and origins such as for Cotton, Leather, Recycled materials, etc.