Senior Materials Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017717
Date Posted:Jan 15
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Looking for a Senior Supply Chain Manager for our client located in Warren, MI.


This position will be responsible for controlling and directing the staff and activities involved in purchasing, material planning, scheduling, inventory control, production control, logistics, and shipping/receiving in support of customer orders and forecasts.

The Senior Supply Chain Manager will drive improvements for materials management, logistics and production scheduling. Deliverables range across long-term planning, on-time start, on-time delivery, inventory optimization and accuracy, and supplier delivery.

Develop and maintain procurement and inventory management systems and policies, which ensure timely delivery of goods, equipment, materials and supplies, consistent with quality standards and specifications of the company.


  • Oversee master production scheduling, procurement, planning, and shipping/receiving functions.
  • Manages, prioritizes, and provides guidance to production planning, purchasing, and logistics personnel in their work assignments and projects
  • Reviews practices, procedures, and processes in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system, and financial reporting requirements
  • Provides leadership and commitment in support of continuing improvements in delivery performance.
  • Evaluate and improve planning and scheduling processes and systems
  • Responsible for balancing objectives, on time delivery, inventory days on hand, production schedule management, etc.
  • Optimize facility inventory levels including raw, WIP and finished goods and position to exceed inventory
  • Directly support lean manufacturing principles and processes as well as operate as a key partner during new program launches


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or similar field
  • 7 -10 years manufacturing operations and supply chain, including significant experience with technology, process engineering, and data analysis, preferably in precision machining/gear manufacturing
  • Thorough knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements, purchase order and manufacturing order generation process logic, and inventory management practices
  • Thorough understanding of Material Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, inventory control, purchasing, operations and shipping/receiving
  • Knowledge of AS9100

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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