Materials Manager

Reference Number: 020719trs
Location: Kansas City, MO

Materials Manager
Kansas City, Missouri
Salary Commensurate with experience


This position is responsible for the overall Materials function and coordinating the efforts of Inventory Control; to ensure an orderly and cost effective system is developed and maintained which will enable production and sales goals to be met while maximizing Net Working Capital.


  • Acquire materials on-time
  • Anticipate and resolve problems with short-term and permanent corrective action.
  • Manage, motivate, train and ensure development of department staff.
  • Monitor and ensure departmental personnel conform to company policies and procedures while maintaining a safe and cost efficient environment at all time.
  • Establish, monitor and control department budget that will effectively contribute to the overall manufacturing objectives and plant / business unit and company goals.
  • Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Implement purchasing, production scheduling, logistics and inventory control processes which ensures the availability of materials for an uninterrupted flow of production in accordance with delivery schedules, while maintaining minimum inventories.
  • Assist with the development of inventory for the purpose of establishing acceptable inventory levels upon which performance can be measure and operating controls affected.