Materials Manager 60023

Location: Cedar Falls, IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 11/29/2017
Job ID: 02543599
Job Description
Family oriented company located in Northeast Iowa, a location that provides great family living opportunities with excellent schools, restaurants, performing arts and outdoor recreation. They offer full medical benefits along with other great benefits including 401(k) and profit share.
Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • 3+ years of experience in a materials role in a high volume and process oriented environment;
  • 2+ years of direct supervision in manufacturing;
  • Knowledge of transportation, logistics, purchasing, and supply chain management;
  • Incoming materials experience preferred – both outsourcing and insourcing of material;
  • BOM and MRP systems including Syteline, SAP Oracle, etc;
  • Lean, Six Sigma methods knowledge;
  • Exemplary communication skills;
Key Responsibilities:
  • Will have 2 direct reports and will interface with operations, engineering, and quality;
  • Driving continuous improvement, change management and teamwork to optimize operations, specifically driving material savings year over year;
  • Managing raw material, packaging materials and WIP inventory levels;
  • Leading the SIOP process for the plant;
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with vendors;
  • Ordering and expediting of general items purchased;
  • Managing production planning and scheduling against forecast;