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Material Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 178491/001_1529584449
  • Sector: Planning, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 21/06/2018

A leading life science organization in the Nashua, NH area is urgently looking for a Materials Manager to join their team.This role will manage all materials-related functions for multiple manufacturing facilities and they are looking for a candidate with a strategic and innovative mindset who can work cross-functionally across planning, cycle count, purchasing, distribution, as well as shipping/receiving.

Materials Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the inventory for multiple production facilities in NH and provide leadership to the production teams to ensure alignment between material flow and customer requirements.
  • Develop and implement planning processes to improve efficiency, strategic purchasing, and cost reduction as it related to material functions.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across production, planning, forecasting, purchasing, and warehousing/logistics.
  • Manage a team of 10+ direct reports across multiple locations.

Materials Manager Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of supply chain experience, 5+ years of experience in managing materials and inventory in a GMP setting, FDA regulated, manufacturing environment.
  • A bachelors degree in operations, business, or related field.
  • APICS certification and experience in quality, six sigma is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills; proven track record of successfully managing teams.