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Job Title

Materials Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Technology & Electronics
LocationsGloucestershire, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted29 August 2017

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Reporting to the UK Measurement Products Supply Chain Manager, the Material Manager will primarily focus on the material covering all operational support with highest focus on the customer demand and service. Secondly Inventory Management, Material Contract Scheduling and the ownership of short term supply strategies including supplier rationalization.

Client Details

A leading manufacturer of Power and Automation technologies who operate in over 100 countries and employ in excess of 100,000. They are also listed on the fortune 500 list.

  • Managing the flow of information between client and suppliers ensuring that information is issued/received timely to support design and delivery of the program
  • Placement of purchase orders and subsequent timely delivery of said in line with company procedures
  • Attend regular production meetings producing the appropriate reports regarding the status of supply
  • Secure highest accuracy of all supply chain related SAP data
  • Inventory Management as forecasting , demand profile and inventory reduction
  • Provide statistical information as and when required for those commodities under their remit
  • Actively seek continuous improvement and identify appropriate KPI's for MM team as well suppliers
  • Ad hock negotiate final prices with suppliers once compliant technical and commercial bid is available
  • Produce and issue reports as required by the Supply Chain Manager or other end users
  • To undertake a cooperative role with other departments during the day to day operational business and potential project and to engage other members of the Supply Chain Management Department as required to assist where requested to do so


  • A proven track record of benefits delivery through the application of strategic sourcing techniques
  • Background in supporting negotiating teams and applying appropriate fact-based tactics and techniques to achieve optimal outcomes
  • A proven track record in working in a manufacturing environment

  • Member of a professional body - CIPS, CPSM, ISM for example
  • Track record with working in a management role

Job Offer

A very competitive salary is on offer as well as internal progression down the line.

Salary will be discussed with interested candidates.

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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