Materials Manager

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Tier 1 Automotive Company is looking for a world class management of all Materials related functions in a lean manufacturing, JIT environment but most importantly, align the department to common Materials goals/expectations and leverage technology/systems to achieve the best team results possible.

To succeed, the Materials Manager must:

  • bring leadership skills to motivate and structure the department appropriately,

  • technical expertise in inventory control, material planning, and transportation logistics

  • problem solving ability to thrive in an extremely fast paced arena.

  • Motivate team and align employees around organizations goals

  • Utilize Plan For Every Part (PFEP) to optimize on-hand inventory levels and targeted Days On Hand (DOH) while minimizing total Excess and Obsolete (E&O)

  • Command all aspects of proper Cycle Counting per the Division procedure to identify, understand, explain, and rapidly address material?s variances

  • Align the material release system with the network designed freight routing to allow supplier and carrier success in achieving optimal results

  • Own KPI results, drive continuous improvement and action plans, report KPI information weekly to Division through the on-line database

  • Maintain 100% supplier EDI relationship (company outbound 830/862 and supplier inbound 856 ASN) for efficient data flow and visibility.


  • Bachelor's degree - required

  • 5+ years' experience in automotive Materials Management

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