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Materials Manager Job Description

Materials Manager Job Description

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Materials Manager Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Materials manager to manage inventory and purchasing procedures of raw materials and other supplies used in our company.

Materials managers have experience in supply chain and inventory control. They are characterized by excellent organizational and record-keeping skills. Attention to detail and problem-solving aptitude are qualities the ideal candidate must possess.

The goal is to ensure our operations have always an adequate flow of the material they need.

Materials Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Research potential vendors and negotiate prices.
  • Work with management to identify supply needs.
  • Recommend solutions to existing processes to reduce waste and increase quantity.
  • Record and assess all materials quality, movement, and expenditure.
  • Manage the distribution of supplies in the organization.
  • Monitor inventory levels and access to the material.
  • Collaborate with management to plan forecasting models.
  • Oversee and support subordinates and new employees.
  • Prepare and file detailed records on procurement activity, quantity, and vendors.
  • Design and maintain department budgets.

Materials Manager Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years' experience in logistics role or related experience
  • Ability to lead team members
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Knowledgeable of forecasting and budgeting
  • Ability to solve problems swiftly
  • Working knowledge of SAP MM
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office