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Materials Manager in Turtle Lake, WI at TPS Family of Companies

Date Posted: 1/4/2018

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Job Description

JobPurpose: Oversees activities related to the purchase of material,production control, inventory control, shipping/receiving and stores functions.

Nature of Duties:

Plans and implements activities related to the timely,cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control ofproduction materials.

Coordinates the efficient movement of materials with purchasing,planning, production and engineering.

Ensures the availability of materials in the supply chain, asscheduled, and maintains inventory at minimum acceptable levels.

Responsible for sourcing MRO purchases, utilities and outsideservices.

Represent the department to other managers of the plant and thedivision to achieve and maintain maximum support and cooperation. 

Manages the activities of the team and is responsible forstaffing decisions, training and development, and performance managementof the staff.  

Maintains policies, procedures, and interacts with individualsand cross-functional teams to reduce costs, streamline procedures, andimplement solutions.

Coordinates with finance/accounting on matters involvinginventory carrying costs.

May work with customers to audit customer inventory levels andwith external vendors to comply with inventory policies.

Ensure compliance of corporate materials system (PerformanceExcellence). 

Performs other duties and handles special projects from time totime as assigned by the Division Materials Director.

Must be able to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneouslywhile staying on target reaching the expected goal in a timely manner. 

Job Requirements

Educationand Experience:

•Result and action oriented; Ability to meet aggressivedeadlines. 
•Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to communicate withsuppliers and multiple levels throughout the organization. 
•Experience developing supplier relationships and obtaining cost reductions. 
•Must demonstrate imitative and have the ability to work on multiple tasks. 
•Oracle or SAP experience required 
•Proficient in MS Office suite 
•Minimum of 5+ years of related experience


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