Materials Manager - Aerospace

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  • Post Date: Mar 04, 2019
  • Start Date: 3/4/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Experis is partnering with our client to identify a skilled Materials Manager with Aerospace Industry experience to join their team.

Job Responsibilities:

Supplier and Material Management:

Ensures effective materials and supplier management systems and processes are developed, implemented and continually improved across multiple operating centers.
Assures materials and services are acquired at the lowest total cost.
Leads and participates in the selection, evaluation and management of suppliers.
Ensures processes for material and supplier management results in the highest level of internal and external customer satisfaction.
Through materials management practices, manages key external and internal supply chain elements to achieve recurring improvement to supplier quality and performance.
Investigates current supply chain trends and solutions and implements where appropriate.
Manage direct and indirect engagement with suppliers and internal functional teams to drive implementation of the supply strategy and ensure success of the supply chain.
Through materials management practices and sales & operations planning, manages key external and internal supply chain elements such as PPV (Purchase Price Variance), supplier performance, material on-time and quality, inventory turns, etc.
Manage supplier negotiations for new components for new program, aligning with commodity leaders, and working with assigned buyers in supplier selection and development.
Work with the program team and supply chain team to develop and agree on cost targets for new components prior to customer quote.

Support S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning)
Inventory Management and Delivery Performance
New Product Support and Introduction
ITAR Compliance
Fiscal Management
Policy, Procedure and Process Administration
Organizational Development
Performance Tracking and Measurement
Continuous Improvement

Skills & Qualifications

Strong cross-functional teamwork with collaborative and influential leadership skills.
Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal, written and verbal skills.
Highly motivated and able to work in fast-paced environment.
Knowledge/experience in material, inventory and production control processes.
Demonstrated experience of team leadership in multiple functions such as Sales/Customer Service, Supply Chain, or Procurement).
Strong analytical thinking to assess and facilitate forward planning decisions.
Advanced skills in Excel, Power Point, and Systems Database/Query Capability.
Excellent verbal and written communication and training skills.
Strong business and financial acumen.
Strong team building and talent growth and development skills.
Understands and has ability to apply lean methodology and concepts into supply chain processes.


Bachelors degree, or equivalent, in Business, Supply Chain, or other
related degree. MBA preferred
Minimum of 8 years supply chain or related experience including significant experience in a leadership role. (Commodity management and supplier development experience preferred).
Minimum of 3 years ERP system experience.
Minimum 3 years of previous S&OP processes experience.
ISM or APICS certification preferred.
CPM, CSM or CPSM preferred.
Aerospace or Electronic Component manufacturing experience desired.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

Contact Details

Name: Experis

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