Materials Manager

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Puyallup, WA

Industry: Manufacturing

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8 - 10 years

Posted 20 days ago

  by    Amin Shaikh

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

Manages constant supply of raw materials required to support production in a high velocity, just-in-time, make-to-order, Lean manufacturing environment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Foster a safety culture and the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries

 

Manage timely receipt and disposition of materials

 

Plan, order, execute and manage storage of critical raw materials in accordance with supplier selections and guidelines provided by Sourcing Operations using MAP/MRP system

 

Oversee Lean raw material replenishment and storage on the production floor, including initial set up, daily usage estimates, trigger points, and reorder quantities

 

Plan for material life cycle management and elimination of obsolete inventory items. Work to reduce waste through the value chain

 

Create and issue quality alerts

 

Report on quality defects of raw materials to Sourcing Operations for resolution

 

Maintain accurate inventory levels in line with cost and service goals by using MRP system and taking cycle counts as needed to resolve discrepancies

 

Participate in cycle count process and ensure that materials are stored in the designated locations

 

Maintain an optimum inbound delivery profile. Assist with inbound freight cost management

 

Assist Supply Chain Manager by identifying opportunities to improve KRA's (key results areas) while growing the business through service excellence 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

8-10 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment

 

BA/BS Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

 

Strong computer (proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite), analytical and organizational skills

 

Experience with OSHA

 

APICS/CPM certification preferred

 

Up to 25% travel

 

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilitiesassociated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

 

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