Material Management Manager

The client specializes in the design and manufacture of a vast array of automotive products designed to improve driving safety and comfort. With new and exciting programs under development, our client looks forward to a future of safer and more enjoyable motoring. With 30 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry, understands customer requirements and can tailor solutions for any vehicle architecture.


  • To determine the materials needed to ensure the adequacy of materials needed for manufacturing, including, shipping/receiving, material movement, production planning, and inventory accuracy.
  • Oversee a company’s material management level of inventory and stock supplies.
  • Manage a cross functional team across the purchasing department consisting of buyers and a master scheduler.
  • Manage supply and logistics networks, which are integral to ensuring customer orders are maintained and shipped on time.
  • Implement an inventory control process to reduce inventory errors and improve inventory accuracy in the ERP system.
  • To ensure all systems and procedures relating to safety are adhered to.
  • Expedite and project manage materials; maintain heavy contact with vendors and clients to coordinate shipments of materials.
  • Create weekly schedules for the shipping department and be responsible for inventory control of all work-in-progress material, customer parts, and components.
  • Search for new materials, vendors, and processes to ensure optimum quality, value, and reliability.
  • Combine with product line coordinators on the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, or other relevant.
  • 5 years of experience in a position in which procurement and suppliers are handled.
  • Good knowledge of forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Understanding of supply chain and inventory management systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and understand manufacturing process flow.
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