Materials Manager in Waverly at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Family oriented company located in Northeast Iowa, a location that provides great family living opportunities with excellent schools, restaurants, performing arts and outdoor recreation. Our client is seeking a Materials Manager for their Waverly, IA location.
Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree is required;
  • 3+ years of experience in a materials role in a high volume and process oriented environment;
  • 2+ years of direct supervision in manufacturing;
  • Knowledge of transportation, logistics, purchasing, and supply chain management;
  • Incoming materials experience preferred – both outsourcing and insourcing of material;
  • BOM and MRP systems including Syteline, SAP Oracle, etc;
  • Lean, Six Sigma methods knowledge;
  • Exemplary communication skills;
Key Responsibilities:
  • Will have 2 direct reports and will interface with operations, engineering, and quality;
  • Driving continuous improvement, change management and teamwork to optimize operations, specifically driving material savings year over year;
  • Managing raw material, packaging materials and WIP inventory levels;
  • Leading the SIOP process for the plant;
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with vendors;
  • Ordering and expediting of general items purchased;
  • Managing production planning and scheduling against forecast;