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Materials Manager

Location: OTSEGO, MI, United States
Job Family : Planning
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 2, 2021
Job ID: 20303

Job Description
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Provide leadership of Supply Chain Management activities for a manufacturing location. Supply Chain Management activities will include materials planning; scheduling; inventory control; cash flow management; information flow and coordination and asset management.

- Lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier reduction/evaluation/certification, supplier follow-up, price negotiation and compliance with government procurement regulations. - Responsible for Production Planning Department's manufacturing resource-planning activities. These activities need to help achieve sales and RONA objectives and maintain 100% on-time customer deliveries. - Matrix responsibilities for personnel involved with the MRP database to achieve and maintain a high degree of data accuracy, integrity, and ownership. - Accountable for location/division materials metrics and Standards of Performance. - Help define and implement automated systems to plan and track material flow from customers through procurement to delivery to support a supply chain management strategy. - Ensure all the location/division’s material management policies are consistent with the inventory control objectives of the Corporation. - Facilitate corporate purchasing and materials initiatives including common part numbers, supplier managed inventory, consolidated purchasing agreements, supplier reduction and supplier quality certifications. - Advise on supplier managed inventory or supplier based contracts with customers. - Support internal or external audit requirements relative to the planning, procurement or inventory control functions. - Prepare and manage department budget within established guidelines. - Effectively create and sustain procurement to delivery material and system cost reduction programs. - Provide professional development for all materials team members. Explain and support company policies and procedures. - Actively support and implement lean principles. - Facilitate kanban, materials requirement planning techniques

-Minimum of 5 years applicable purchasing/materials management experience in a world-class, high volume manufacturing environment. - Experience in state-of-the-art materials management systems including supply chain management, cash flow and asset management, JIT, MRPII, cellular manufacturing and with APICS/CPM certification preferred. - Four year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in materials management and quality preferred. - Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities. - Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. - Working knowledge of Microsoft PC software (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing, databases and presentations).

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

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