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Materials Manager

Materials Manager

Checked Recruitment

Salary: £50,000 + benefits

Location: Birmingham

Are you a talented Materials Manager, or are you aiming to be one?

Can you demonstrate that you have experience of manging a production planning team and ensuring as close to 100% on time delivery is achieved to the customer as possible?

If so then you could be perfect for my client.


The Role:

In this Materials Manager role you’ll report to the Head of Materials & Logistics and will be primarily responsible for areas including master production scheduling, planning, expediting, purchasing, transport, production planning, warehousing and distribution.

Specific tasks include:

– Ensuring inventory levels are maintained and available to production lines without delay

– Ensuring all waste is driven from the supply chain process

– Ensuring clean, clear & precise schedules in order to plan long lead-time transport


The Candidate:

To be the right person for Materials Manager role you will need direct experience of manging a production planning team in a manufacturing or production environment.

We also need you to have prior experience of:

– Effective maintenance of stock levels within KPI targets avoiding shortages and special transport

– The use of a continuous improvement approach and develop improvements to the scheduling and supplier delivery process

– Providing daily reports for KPI’s (including inventory days of stock, premium freight, GOGI, supplier arrears, cycle counts and transport efficiency

– Working closely with purchasing and program leaders for the introduction of new products, taking into account component lead-time, packaging availability and transport costs

It’s important that you also have the following:

– Previous experience working in a fast paced high volume manufacturing facility

– Clear ability to work under pressure within a team environment & display professional attitude at all times

– The ability to manage unforeseen supply situations and overseeing supplier improvement action plans

You’ll also need to be the following:

– Someone who acts with initiative and urgency

– Focussed on delivery ad continuous improvement

– Keen on professional self development and supporting the development of your wider team

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.


The Package:

The basic salary for the Materials Manager role is up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits.


The Company:

They’ve been around since 1950 and they are are an advanced engineering group with business assets across the Europe, the US and Asia.

They’re a company that people really enjoy working for. People join them for many reasons, such as they:

– Have a clearly supportive and high performance culture

– Are know from developing future leaders from within the business and offer unrivalled professional development opportunities

– Appreciate their people, have a low staff turnover are constantly looking to improve/develop their employee offering


Think that this Materials Manager role is right for you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

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