Lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier reduction/evaluation/certification, supplier follow-up, price negotiation and compliance with government procurement regulations.
Manage the supply base in terms of safety, quality, cost, delivery, technology, and environmental perspectives by supporting corporate citizenship initiatives and monitor, evaluate, and improve overall supplier performance through continuous improvement & lean principles.
The Specification Sales Manager is responsible for representing all Surfacing Products in the market; this is accomplished through the identification, establishment, and growth of both current and future customers in the Architectural and general contractor fields, relationship management of end-users and owners who would specify products, and technical/product training of channel partners within the assigned Territory.
The Plant Materials Manager manages all material functions for the flow of materials, from supplier through production to customer, ensuring maximum customer service, minimum inventory investment, minimum transportation costs and efficient plant operations.
This position is responsible for inventory management, internal and external production planning and scheduling, management of production control, shipping and receiving personnel, and capacity planning.
The Manager will lead and coordinate overall planning and operations functions for a facility, in support of internal and external customers. Will drive change via appropriate performance metrics that are aligned with Master Planning and Operations. S/He will fully support Sales & Operations Planning processes, maintain a safe work environment for all employees in the department, and be responsible for all shipping and receiving areas.
Analyze production release requirements compared to inventory levels and issue releases to bill of material suppliers for just in time deliveries.Manage inventory levels to maintain an inventory turn rate of 24. Implement continuous improvement efforts to achieve a target of 34 turns.
The leader of the materials management team is responsible for: placing orders, managing delivery expectations, expediting as necessary, receiving, staging, storing, cycle counting, retrieving, moving and shipping materials.
This position works closely with other key functional representatives from New Business Development, Commodity Management, Sales, Product Management, Engineering, Supply Quality Engineering, Transportation and Operations to ensure the supply base is effectively serving internal and external customer needs.