MATERIALS MANAGER
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP building Products) - Thomasville, AL

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JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for storeroom management and inventory control, and accountable for site compliance of all corporate supplier agreements. To assist the managing the planning, implementation and fiscal responsibilities of the procurement of goods and services for a facility with a storeroom inventory of up to $2 million.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implement a coordinated materials management approach to inventory management and procurement

Optimize inventory levels in the storeroom

Monitor inventory usage and perform data analyses to manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

Manage and report the weekly/monthly spend for the site

Pulling and kitting of maintenance work order parts, where required

Manage site order-to-pay process including, but not limited to: Open Purchase Order Report, Receiving Process, Buyer Messages, Received Not Invoiced (RNI) Report, and Invoiced Not Received (INR) Report

Manage and oversee site compliance of corporate supply agreements. Negotiate site specific agreements as needed to meet plant requirements.

Leverage buying capabilities through coordination of purchases and development of relationships with key suppliers

Assist in the overall cost reduction efforts of the site

Monitor, track, and improve supplier performance metrics at plant and regional level

Team with key internal customers to meet their requirements for goods and services

Communicate Supply Management strategies and projects at the site

Assist in the development of long-term supplier relationships

Develop an understanding of, support of, and use of the Supply Management Six Step Business Process

Supervise storeroom staff; hire, train, and complete performance evaluations

Provide guidance to less experienced supply management staff

Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations

Perform other duties as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma skills

Knowledge of effective materials management and inventory control – prior experience preferred

Knowledge of effective supervisory and management practices and techniques

Knowledge of and ability to develop materials management plan metrics

Good negotiating and interpersonal skills

Good oral and written communication skills

Ability to be a self-starter and a change agent

Ability to build and maintain strong supplier and site relationships

Ability to work in teams

Ability to operate a computer and supporting software

EDUCATION:
High school diploma required

Associate’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field desirable

LSS BlackBelt or Green Belt preferred

EXPERIENCE:
2-3 years demonstrated procurement/supply management experience

Experience as a lead worker, team/project lead, or supervisor preferred

Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position

Work Environment:
Primarily office work within a plant environment

Occasional extended work hours and travel required

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