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Materials Manager

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsDorset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesInventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted22 August 2017

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A dynamic SME manufacturing business require a Materials Manager to lead a small purchasing/materials team, and execute inventory management and tactical procurement strategies. Applicants need purchasing/materials experience in a manufacturing business.

The Materials Manager will be responsible for overseeing the purchasing department - managing inventory levels in accordance with company strategy, and providing leadership to a small supply chain team. An end-to-end Supply Chain role, the Materials Manager will have ownership of inventory from receipt, through to storage, before issuing to the production team.

Specific duties of the Materials Manager include:

1. Responsible for the management of purchasing / materials from RFQ to kit issue
2. Engage with vendors of materials, equipment and supplies
3. Raise Purchase Orders to alleviate material shortages
4. Administration of purchasing ERP system
5. Provide leadership and direction to a small purchasing/materials team
6. Control purchasing department budgets
7. Implement LEAN methodologies and techniques into inventory management and stores processes
8. Maintain monthly KPI reporting with focus on cost savings and Continuous Improvement
9. Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality and delivery performance
10. Contribute to an environment of change and process improvement

Materials Management applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing, Supply Chain or Materials expertise within a technical manufacturing or engineering business
2. The ability to lead and develop a small team
3. Technical knowledge of electro-mechanical supply chains, or manufacturing processes
4. The ability to read engineering drawings
5. Working knowledge of ERP/MRP

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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