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Materials Manager

Coalville, ABE, GB

Purpose:

To be responsible for the materials management function relating to the planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials to meet company objectives and customer requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Collate and report on KPI’s required by the business.
  • To have full accountability and responsibility for all materials on site.
  • Provide suppliers with relevant information, Forecasting etc.
  • Aim to continually improve the function by regularly reviewing and monitoring processes, and implementing necessary improvements to give a more value added, and efficient service.
  • Liaise with shipping agencies to ensure prompt delivery of goods.
  • In conjunction with key stakeholders, ensure new product introduction and engineering changes are implemented smoothly and effectively. I.e. Right part 1st time.
  • To produce Long Term Forecasts.
  • Raise Purchase Orders where necessary.
  • Maintain and update the relevant material planning data.
  • Manage material and labour issues in order to prevent production downtime and optimise availability of finished parts to our customers.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with customers (both internal and external), Suppliers and other relevant Terex business units.
  • Manage the development of supplier performance to meet business needs.
  • Drive best practice in relation to Health and Safety within the department, ensuring all team members are able to complete their role in a safe manner.
  • Full responsibility for management and control of the stores department.
  • Responsibility for motivation of the Team, to ensure high performance working.
  • Meet with suppliers to organise and agree costings, material supply etc.
  • Load the Production Plan onto MRP.
  • Identify Cost reduction opportunities and work to implement these into the business.
  • Work with and support Group Suppliers in order to identify new sourcing opportunities.
  • Produce “WIP” report.
  • Maintain MRP systems.
  • Responsible for the coaching and training of the team, to ensure motivation levels remain high, and skills gaps are addressed.
  • Organise 3rd Party, deliveries and collections.

 

Experience and Qualifications:

 

  • A minimum of 3 years experience at 1st Line Management level, in a similar role within an Engineering environment.
  • GCSE Maths and English, Grade C or above (or equivalent).

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

 

  • Fully conversant with all aspects of the Supply Function, and proven experience within this area.
  • Ability to utilise Microsoft Office and it’s packages to the best of it’s capability, and demonstrate the programs use within a Materials Management role.
  • Able to use own initiative, to drive and develop a team, and resolves conflicts both within the team, and within the working environment.
  • Ability to efficiently influence, at all levels, and develop effective working relationships with the necessary parties.
  • Proven people manager with experience of developing a team got work to the best of their ability.
  • Ability to make Cost Savings to a business through Continuous Improvement.