Materials Manager

Materials Manager

Samsill Corporation is one of the world's largest independently owned manufacturers of ring binders, business accessories, storage boxes, laptop cases, and sheet protectors for over 67 years! With corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in Fort Worth, TX.

How you will contribute

The Materials Manager position will have responsibility for material replenishment and management. This role will ensure material availability (using optimum inventory based on Kanban, MOQ, and Container Size) to enable on time delivery to the customer. This position will work closely with the warehouse supervisor on the warehouse floor managing visual management tools that are in accordance with departmental KPIs



Job Requirements:

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Continuous improvement -- participate in continuous improvement activities that drive the KPI's (E, Q, D, C, I)
  • Manage the Stand-Up Meeting with the cell leaders -- daily start to each day looking at late, current, and future demand and creating a plan to meet customer demand while reducing cost
  • Manage inventory in the Warehouse -- monitor KB and reduce/re-size as necessary
  • Manage the KB Process – use KB Process to manage inventory within assigned value streams
  • Manage the Customer -- act as an interface between floor and customer, communicate problems and appropriately deal with customer demand to ensure zero late
  • Manage Vendor Relationships both domestically and internationally by entering Purchase Orders to the Vendors and track vendor performance against expected lead times and quality
  • Build Orders around container weight and dimension capacities for importation from international vendors
  • Work Directly with Customer Service on obtaining quotations for special purchase items

Qualified Applicants will have the following requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or pursuance of such from an accredited institution
  • 2+ years of experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean, thorough knowledge of KanBan principles, product component knowledge and manufacturing processes preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively with hourly personnel.
  • Experience with procurement and planning best practices
  • The ability to develop and train leads and operators to manage a team-oriented group.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel as a tool for data analysis
  • Ability to problem solve and the ability to multi-task are required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently asked to stand, climb stairs, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. Due to the warehouse environment, must be able to work in various temperature conditions to include extreme heat, humidity and cold.

Samsill is an EEO employer.

Posted
11/20/2021
Salary Range
$59,000.00 - 111,000.00
per Year
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Location
Fort Worth, TX 76119, US
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