Materials Manager
Precision Castparts Corp. - Standard, IL

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Job Purpose

Highly visible position with responsibility to provide results driven leadership in the purchasing, planning, shipping/receiving and inventory departments. Responsibility to manage the supply chain to our quality and delivery standards while continually improving and developing our supply chain systems.

Key Interfaces: Operations Team, Project Managers, SMW Partners

Direct Reports: Production Coordinator, Shipping and Receiving

  • Meet performance review objectives
  • Customer on time delivery
  • Vendor on time delivery
  • PO fulfillment and lifecycle tracking
  • Material time to shop floor
  • Inventory Management and Optimization
Key Tasks:
  • Develop, implement and manage cross functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates make versus buy, capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements
  • Establish departmental goals and objectives that provide world-class materials performance to the organization
  • Establish and implement processes and best practices related to the systems and processes that support material forecasting, purchasing and material control
  • Establish and maintain production scheduling activities by monitoring material requirements, tracking progress of production and reviewing factors that might affect the schedule
  • Schedule material demands and work order completion dates in system to support the production schedule
  • Proactively manage material and work order exceptions and provide feedback to project management on critical information
  • Develop and execute a sourcing strategy to meet the company¬ís business growth sourcing requirements
  • Identify, develop, and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Coordinate and work with quality and operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring the material schedule to proactively identify and address any issues
  • Collaborate with management, quality and operations to achieve cost reduction targets
  • Ensure all customer orders are appropriately packed and shipped promptly, accurately and with correct and necessary documentation
  • Ensure all materials are received promptly and accurately
  • Turn purchasing into a profit center

About this company
Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power,...