Supply Chain Materials Manager


Madison, WI

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 157 days ago

  by    Lou Carcelli

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  • Lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier reduction/evaluation/certification, supplier follow-up, price negotiation and compliance.
  • Understand matrix responsibilities for Production Planning's manufacturing resource-planning activities.
  • Monitor shipping/receiving performance and investigates discrepancies to resolve/eliminate process deficiencies.
  • Accountable for location materials metrics and Standards of Performance.
  • Define and implement automated systems to plan and track material flow from customers through procurement to delivery to support a supply chain management strategy.
  • Ensure all the location material management policies are consistent with the inventory control objectives of the Corporation.
  • Work closely with divisional materials personnel to maintain continuity with purchasing and supplier management processes.
  • Facilitate corporate purchasing and materials initiatives including common part numbers, supplier managed inventory, consolidated purchasing agreements, supplier reduction and supplier quality certifications.
  • Advise on supplier-managed inventory or supplier-based contracts with customers.


  • A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.
  • 8+ Years Material Planning, Scheduling, Warehouse and Purchasingexperience.
  • 3+ Years Leadership and Management experience.
  • Manufacturing Industry experience an Industrial environment…HVACR, Automotive, Electronics, Medical Device, Aerospace, etc.
  • Extensive experience in state-of-the-art materials management systems including supply chain management, cash flow and asset management, JIT, MRPII, cellular manufacturing.