29 days old

Materials Manager

Kelly Services
Dexter, MI 48130
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the **Materials Manager** develops the facilitys materials strategy and executes operationally to ensure the plant from is able to satisfy current production demand and projected business growth. This individual communicates all resource plans cross-functionally to gain consensus from Sales, Engineering and Manufacturing.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning

+ **Develop and implement a Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning Process**

+ Confer with S. I & O.P. team members to forecast demand and create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products

+ Develop and implement new systems, best practices, inventory control, demand planning and other optimizations in order to grow the business

+ Effective Inventory Management and Control

+ Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste and optimize customer service

+ Monitor forecasts to identify changes and to determine their effect on supply chain activities

+ Ownership of inventory accuracy and its associated system and processes to ensure that accuracy; including cycle and physical counting events and processes

+ Develop and implement continuous improvement strategies for material inventory or finished goods

Supply Chain Management

+ **Design and implement supply chains** that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, new product development and cost reduction strategies

+ Direct activities related to procurement, material requirements planning, inventory control, shipping and receiving, and warehousing

+ Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost, delivery, or quality (i.e. supplier performance, supermarket stock outs, etc.)

+ Document physical supply chain processes, such as position responsibilities, cycle times, workflows or system flows

+ Identify, manage and mitigate risk within the supply chain

+ Address tactical supply chain issues

+ Stay apprised of advances in supply chain technology and approaches, and apply within the organization to improve supply chain processes

Material Handling & Logistics

Responsible for **assessing & managing material handling processes**

Formulate effective staffing levels, to load, unload, move, and store materials. Oversee internal warehousing including raw material, WIP and whole goods

Oversee external logistics operations to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution per customer expectations

Active engagement in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, and new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow

Master Scheduling

Develop and implement a robust **Master Scheduling** process for the plant

Run the daily Production Planning meeting and ensure that the 3 day, 10 day, and 30 day planning windows are executed properly

**Education/Experience Requirements**

A **Bachelors Degree** from an accredited four-year college/university in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Management or related field of study

Preferred **APICS CPIM Certified**

10+ years of progressive experience with a combination of **planning, logistics, production scheduling, procurement, and inventory control experience**

5+ years of **direct management experience** of supply chain or materials teams in an industrial manufacturing environment such us: **capital equipment, farming equipment, construction equipment, heavy equipment, high precision machining** , etc.

Proficient computer skills, including **MRP/ERP** and Microsoft Office Suite

Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills

Strong financial experience and sense

**Lean/Six Sigma** experience preferred

Highest level problem solver

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-25

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