The Materials Manager will be responsible for day to day oversight of all purchasing activities for medium industrial manufacturing environment, including some guidance of peers at sister facilities. Reporting on said activities as it relates to KPI’s and continuous improvements, including vendor management. Initiating cost reductions through competitive sourcing activities, as well as make vs. buy analysis on project base work. Work directly and heavily with engineering on quoting activities as it relates to highly engineered, project type work.
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, effective manager and results driven. As well, familiar with both standard production environments as well as project (job shop) types of manufacturing. Be insightful into the steel markets as they pertain to manufacturing, and be able to communicate effectively with a global group on said subject. In addition, be technically savvy, understand complex components and assemblies, and be able to offer insight as it pertains. Lastly, be a nimble learner, easily shifting direction, and doing so expeditiously……and committed to creating a culture of engagement.
What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…
Managing / guiding team of purchasing staff
Managing / guiding team of shipping staff
Managing / guiding team of stockroom staff
Driving continuous improvement activities as they relate to these teams functions
General reporting of KPI’s as they relate to these teams functions.
Interacting with suppliers on things such as pricing, delivery, terms, performance, etc….
Identifying and qualifying new vendors.
Heavy interaction with design engineering
Heavy interaction with accounting and finance, both locally and from a corporate level
Your Professional Experience Should Be…
5+ years in an environment similar as described above
Demonstrated ability to lead/develop teams
Demonstrated ability to identify / execute continuous improvement and cost savings activities
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for bonus and benefits
Our focus is cryogenics. Chart is a recognized global brand for the design and manufacture of highly engineered cryogenic equipment used from the beginning to the end in the liquid gas supply chain.
We express our brand promise through our tagline: Innovation. Experience. Performance.
Innovation – We are passionate about what we do and dedicated to continuous, innovative development.
Experien...ce – Customers rely on our knowledge because we are experts in our field.
Performance – We fulfill expectations. We respect our customers and are committed to meeting their needs.
We are trustworthy, honest, fair and responsible.