Materials Manager

Adecco Direct Placement is currently seeking qualified candidates for a direct hire Materials Manager position for a client with an expansion site coming to the Troy, AL area (about an hour from Montgomery).

Company Offers:
• Major medical health, and dental insurance
• 401k savings plan
• Competitive base salary
• New site so great challenge and opportunity for growth with a well-established, expanding company
**Relocation assistance will be provided if necessary


Establish departmental goals and objectives that provide world-class materials performance to the organization
Proactively lead the materials team to continuously improve processes and procedures
Lead ongoing organization development activities
Lead & perform material planning activities from raw materials to finished goods
Own and drive day-to-day planning, inventory control, and delivery
Lead & perform all logistic activities to ensure best pricing on shipping of goods & timely deliveries to domestic and international customers
Cycle counting
Establish and track meaningful departmental reports / measurements
Analyze reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
Create and meet annual Master Production Schedule (MPS). Run Visual MRP and Scheduler
Schedule material demands and work order completion dates in system to support production schedule
Proactively manage material and work order exceptions and provide feedback to Manufacturing & Product Management on critical information

Five to ten (5-10) years’ experience in a similar manufacturing environment with extensive experience in planning, inventory, shipping/receiving and MRP systems

Expertise in lean principles and systems implementation, organization development, planning, logistics and best practices
Strong aptitude in lean material replenishment strategies from suppliers and internal to factory operations (Kanban, Kitting, Travelers, etc.)
Strong aptitude in lean visual management and 5S applied to warehouse / shipping operations and general material presentation to operators
Strong aptitude in lean application of standardized work for shipping, warehouse, material replenishment operations
Experience and application in value stream mapping of supplier to customer material flow in order to reduce Mfg. Cycle Time and improve OEE
Strong planning, organizational, analytical, and communication skills are required
Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed expectations
Leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegate work to subordinates, and the ability to evaluate and positively influence performance
Exceptionally high level of commitment to the success of individuals and overall projects.
Competent with computer software such as Visual Manufacturing (or similar MRP system), Microsoft Office, Excel, and Crystal Reports. Solid understanding of spreadsheet applications.
Verbal and written communication skills, including presenting and facilitating team meetings
Team player with high levels of professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm

Education Requirements:

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business administration, material management, accounting, or similar or equivalent

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