Director of Materials

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Livonia, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18


The Director of Materials Management oversees and manages the purchasing and movement of all materials, purchased tools and purchased parts utilized in the manufacturing process for the company. Key Duties and Responsibilities: manage team of six or more including the office manager/receptionist, lead psotive change and department improvements, manage department within budget, develop new suppliers, develop new long term agreements with key suppliers, manage raw material and key OSP supply chains to optimize costs and performance, ensure proper inventory levels and WIP to meet customer demands while maintaining inventory turns targets, effectively collaborate with respective departments to achieve business objectives, manage the supply chain, and lead cycle count and annual physical inventory processes.


Bachelor's Degree in related field

Five years management experience in a materials role

Proficiency using computer based data entry systems such as MS Office and ERP systems

Proficient in reading prints and specs

Proficient in managing materials for complex BOMs

Experience implementing new ERPs a plus

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