Materials Manager


Puyallup, WA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 20 days ago

  by    Amin Shaikh



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



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 



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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