Sr. Materials Manager

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 6/30/2021

Job Description


The Manager Materials and Scheduling will be responsible to manage the production schedule and drive improvements in planning and operational processes; analyze forecasts and inventory changes; provide accurate and timely information to ensure customer requirements are met and production resources are properly optimized. The role is a key interface with operations to effectively and efficiently manage the shop floor, including coordinating and improving scheduling at the machine/process level. Further, the role through process knowledge and data-driven analysis will be a key contributor to production process and production flow enhancements to drive continuous improvement for the delivery metrics.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and provide scheduling and planning for production departments
  • Analyze trends, develop reports, facilitate communication and provide feedback on production and supplier performance
  • Work with production teams and suppliers to develop Recovery Plans as necessary
  • Perform Risk Analysis and Risk Planning on the schedule when necessary
  • Advises management of risks that may affect schedules or expected deliveries
  • Use MRP System to forecast production demand, manage customer forecast, safety stock requirements, and maintain desired inventory levels
  • Oversee the process of expediting orders and communicate with Customer Service of any concerns
  • Monitor slow moving inventory and obsolescence and drive improvements to achieve inventory goals and reduce obsolescence
  • Work with manufacturing, maintenance and support departments to improve production efficiencies
  • Balance current and future customer demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities
  • Recommend adjustments to forecasts and inventory levels
  • Collect daily utilization, capacity and performance statistics for all departments and work centers
  • Serve as the capacity-planning expert on cross-functional production and project teams
  • Create monthly reports on key utilization and performance
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of the Master Production Schedule and report performance internally for all products.
  • Responsible for determining material availability, capacity, and production priorities
  • Lead resource to investigating ERP planning functionality and how this functionality can be utilized to optimize plant scheduling and operations.
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