Materials Manager

Elmore, Ohio

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The Materials Manager for managing key material related functions such as inventory planning, scheduling, and ongoing inventory improvement projects. This role will have high interaction and influence with cross-functional teams to support business strategies including inventory optimization, customer response, and on-time deliveries. The passion to influence and build cross-functional relationships is crucial. Time on production floor for scheduling and inventory control should be expected.

You Will Have the Opportunity To:

  • Direct ownership of and accountability to sustain Lean Flow IPK levels (Production Kanban inventory levels)
  • Manage and maintain ION Strategic Inventory Area Supermarkets
  • Key member of the Inventory Review Board (IRB) along with Global Planning, Planners, Ops/Engineering and Product Management to ensure right sizing and forecasting of inventory, meeting value stream metrics
  • Work with area Operational Management to transition ownership of scheduling and material allocation responsibilities of needed assets in partnership with Planners and Engineering running rules to ensure Customer requirements are being meant
  • Analyzes and Arranges for the return/sale of scrap, obsolete, surplus materials and by-products in order to minimize excess material, meeting value stream metrics
  • Conceptualize and Lead Continuous Improvement Projects for Inventory Reduction (such as SKU rationalization, vendor turns, ensure material moves, scrap return and consumption, cycle reduction time, and FIFO)
  • Assist in providing clarity on critical and bottleneck assets and identify specific needs for external partner support
  • Owner of active Independent Demand in area such as T&I work, meeting value stream metrics
  • Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed in order to drive data integrity

  • A minimum of five (5) years inventory management, engineering tech, or relevant production manufacturing experience in a manufacturing or operations environment
  • Lean and six sigma experience a plus
  • Demonstrated success in leading projects
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (preferably SAP)
  • Experience and proficiency in use of SAP Software preferred
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and work closely with various cross-functional groups
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction.

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