Job briefWe are looking for an experienced Materials manager to manage inventory and purchasing procedures of raw materials and other supplies used in our company.
Materials managers have experience in supply chain and inventory control. They are characterized by excellent organizational and record-keeping skills.
Attention to detail and problem-solving aptitude are qualities the ideal candidate must possess.The goal is to ensure our operations have always an adequate flow of the material they need.
ResponsibilitiesCollaborate with other managers to determine supply needsPurchase supplies and materials according to specificationsCoordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing proceduresOversee distribution of supplies in the organizationControl inventory levels and ensure availability of material during emergenciesSupervise, evaluate and coach subordinatesMaintain relationships and negotiate with suppliersKeep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc.
Assist in forecasting to plan future ordersRequirementsProven experience as materials managerExperience in shipping and receivingFamiliarity with supply chain and inventory management systemsUnderstanding of forecasting and budgetingWorking knowledge of SAP MMProficient in MS OfficeExcellent organizational and leadership skillsA problem-solverBSc / BA in logistics or relevant field