Material Manager

This position will provide support to the GRS Plant Manager in the maintenance of plant-wide inventory and tracking system. They will be responsible for obtaining part numbers and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the facility inventory, inventory systems and processes. This position will oversee the safe and organized handling of parts and components received from the company's suppliers by working with the Material Handlers, Inspectors and Managers. It will also assist in the daily operation of the facility by ensuring a variety of essential programs, systems and responsibilities are performed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities are listed below. Other duties may be assigned.
Work closely with Material Handlers and Managers at the facility to keep abreast of issues that may occur and assist in their resolution with respect to parts and inventory
Supervise Materials Department staff and provide training, performance appraisals and coaching as needed.
Coordinate and conduct physical inventory and cycle count programs at the facility with the Plant and Material personnel
Obtain and maintain part numbers and system data entry
Develop effective vendor relations in support of strategic and budgeted purchasing and material control goals
Maintain and implement policies and procedures for ordering parts and entering/reporting data into the system
Utilize the company's inventory management software to assess future needs of the facility
Provide direction and monitor inventory accuracy levels at the facility
Manage aging inventory reporting for the facility
Prepare inventory analysis for the Plant Manager and others as required
Assist and provide direction on the day-to-day purchasing of supplies and parts
Supervise and coordinate rollouts and ongoing implementation of Company programs in the area of procurement and inventory levels
Ensure parts used for production are relieved against inventory through SYSPRO.
Maintain working knowledge of SYSPRO and train employees on use of SYSPRO.
Other duties and projects as assigned by the Plant Manager
Knowledge and Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual will possess the following knowledge, characteristics, skills and/or abilities:
Proficient in personnel computer software applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook
Attention to detail in data entry into system; Ability to operate standard office equipment
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships and teamwork
Excellent telephone and oral communication skills
Ability to operate equipment used in handling of materials; Ability to lift 50 plus pounds on a regular basis
Some travel by car and airplane
Education and
High school diploma and 3 to 5 years in a manufacturing environment.
1- 2 years materials/inventory experience.
Prior supervisory experience a plus.
Ability to present facts and recommendations in oral and written form.
Physical Demands:
N (Not Applicable)
O (Occasionally)
F (Frequently)
C (Constantly)
Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)
Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 -- 5.5+ hours/day)
Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)
Physical Abilities:
Stand Frequently
Walk Constantly
Sit, Occasionally
Handling/Fingering, Frequently
Reach Outward, Frequently
Reach Above Shoulder, Frequently
Climb, Frequently
Crawl, Frequently
Squat or Kneel, Frequently
Bend, Frequently
12 lbs or less, Frequently
13-25 lbs, Frequently
26-40 lbs, Frequently
41-100 lbs, Occasionally
10 lbs. or less, Frequently
11-20 lbs, Frequently
21-50 lbs, Frequently
51-100 lbs. Occasionally
Over 100 lbs. Occassionally
Working Conditions:
Environment: With the exception of clerical, administrative, and some management positions, which require indoor work, the physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, dry/arid and dusty conditions. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment as environmental conditions dictate.

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