Job Number: 15-BTG-514S
The Materials Manager is responsible for managing all
aspects of materials flow and to maintain control and accuracy over all goods inventories,
including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, cost, warehouse,
receiving, and shipping to ensure that customer orders are fulfilled on time.
Develop, implement and manage cross-functional,
fully integrated planning process that incorporates make versus buy, capacity
planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements.
Performs analysis of customer demand, sales
forecast and historical material usage to develop and execute build to order
and build to forecast plans.
Coordinate with cross-functional business teams
to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support
Establishes and supervises production scheduling
activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progress of production
and reviewing factors that affect schedules.
Identify, develop and manage effective
relationships with existing and potential global suppliers of goods and
services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets.
Adhere to established company policies,
procedures, terms and conditions and legal matters that affect purchasing
Coordinate and work with quality, engineering,
machining and assembly operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by
establishing and monitoring schedule to proactively identify and address any
Responsible for accuracy of inventory counts by
implementing and managing, in conjunction with Accounting, and inventory
control system, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and
taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future.
Achieves financial objectives by working with
management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures,
analyze variances and initiate corrective actions.
Participates as a member of the operations team
in making cross-functional operational decisions.
Participates in MRB and CAR meetings to resolve
quality issues working with both internal and external resources.
Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by
implementing, maintaining and aligning company policies that adhere to local,
state and federal, health and safety regulations.
Governs all shipping, warehousing and
transportation activities including the negotiations for carrier rates.
Lead our efforts in material cost reductions on
an annual basis.
Maintain and provide current understanding of
industry best practices and technology trends.
Identify tools, processes and metrics to optimize
Leads by example and motivates people so as to
create a challenging, empowering, and collaborative working environment.
Good analytical problem solving ability.
Ability to contribute in a cross functional
Financial skills including cost modeling, cost
analysis, make vs. buy analysis.
Ability to leverage metrics and other tools to
drive supplier performance.
Educational Experience Requirements
BS degree in business, management or other
related discipline. Masters in related
field is a plus.
At least 10 years progressive experience in
management of materials and global sourcing within a design and manufacturing
Working knowledge and understanding of ERP/MRP
systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Solid negotiation skills.
Ability to demonstrate solid written and oral
The principles of project management.
Bird Technologies offers a competitive wage/benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, 401K, and gainsharing bonus.
Bird Technologies is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard
to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran
status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in
any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
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