Materials Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00016715
Date Posted:Feb 16
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:


A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Kalida, Ohio area is in need of a Materials Manager. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Good Benefits, 401K Match, Paid Vacation & Holidays and possible Performance Bonus.


Under general supervision of the Plant Manager, is responsible for the overall control and movement of materials in and out of plants. Directs and administers purchasing, production scheduling and control, inventory and warehouse stock control, warehousing sales order entry, customer service, traffic and shipping.


  • Plans and organizes activities of material control department to best utilize personnel to achieve short and long range goals.
  • Provides for training of department personnel.
  • Ensures that standard procedures are followed in connection of purchases of material and services.
  • Participates in preparations of annual forecasts with the sales division.
  • Devises methods and policies ensuring most efficient and economical movement of all material in and out of plants.
  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory and delivery problems and recommends solutions.
  • Coordinates functions related to production and inventory control, and reviews completed sales orders. Has authority to assign work assignments within department.
  • Maintains liaison among plants, sales divisions, and warehouses to provide efficient customer delivery service. Has authority to make decisions regarding materials and delivery.
  • Participates in capital purchases.
  • Authorized to purchase materials, supplies, and our processing not on established blanket orders. This is done through communication with corporate Materials Control.


  • Preferring a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Operations. A Degree is not required.
  • Multiple years of Tier 1 Automotive Materials Management experience.
  • Ability to understand and execute contracts relating to materials purchases and deliveries.



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