The Production Materials Manager is responsible for coordination of activities related to materials and production planning, purchasing of material and services, inventory control and shipping/receiving to ensure production schedule adherence and inventory goals. Collaborates and agrees with account managers, program managers and production managers with regard to volume & capacity requirements respectively per defined time periods and ensures that production plans and materials are in place to support same. Ensures site/project inventory goals are achieved through effective deployment of planning and procurement processes. Creates positive work environment to enhance team member engagement and productivity.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Mathematics and 8-10 years direct leadership experience in production. Previous experience in a Medical Device, lean manufacturing driven company is desired. American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification a plus. Experience of ERP system is required, preferable in Oracle. Must possess an understanding of Order Entry, Purchasing, and other manufacturing modules. Strong working knowledge of Supply Chain Management principles such as MRP & inventory planning & control. Excellent planning & analytical skills are required. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel (advanced skills) required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with attention to detail is required.