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Materials Manager in Bear, DE at Synerfac

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

Materials Manager

Summary/Objective The Materials Manager position is responsible to manage all aspects of materials flow and to maintain control and accuracy over all materials, including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, physical inventories, cycle counts, stocking levels and cost to ensure that inventory assets are protected at all three manufacturing sites.

Essential Functions:

The person in this position performs a variety of Material Manager functions and is responsible for:

Determines appropriate stocking levels of raw materials

Ensures that physical inventories and cycle counts are completed on schedule.

Identifies root cause and analysis activities and implements corrective actions to mitigate inventory discrepancies.

Serves as the primary materials resource for problem identification, resolution, and continuous improvement.

Expedite orders with vendors who are failing to deliver as needed.

Ensure that inventory turn goals and DOH inventory goals are achieved.

Communicates with vendors and company personnel to discuss and resolve inventory problems as required.

Works with the Quality and Engineering groups to ensure adequate specifications and other requirements are established and adhered to.

Work with the Quality department as it relates to vendor quality issues and any CAPA’s involving material issues.

Ensure that working capital is reduced to 15% or less.

Achieves any cost reduction goals that are assigned.

Participate in the company’s CIP program.

All other reasonable duties, as assigned.

Competencies/Job Requirements:

Excellent Written & Oral Communication Skills Results Driven

Decision Making Technical Capacity

Organizational Skills Thoroughness

Problem Solving/Analysis Time Management


4 year degree preferred.


Ten (10) years of experience in Material Management systems implementation and management, with five (5) years in a medium-size manufacturing environment.

Any travel would be primarily to Newark, NJ, and Honeoye Falls, NY, facilities, although some additional out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected. Travel up to 30%

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Comprehensive Benefit Package offered, including: Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription), Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Voluntary Group Insurance (Life, AD&D, LTD), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 401(k) Plan, Pension Plan, Paid Vacation, Paid Company Holidays.
Graver Technologies is a Marmon Water / Berkshire Hathaway Company

Job Requirements

Materials Manager