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Materials Manager

Company: gpac
Location: Glendale
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Our client is searching for a qualified Materials Manager to oversee their inventory and purchasing operations. If you are an experienced and competent individual with in-depth knowledge of inventory management systems and procedures, then we're looking for you! In this role, your duties will include maintaining budgets, analyzing materials, and researching vendors.

Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, with strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. To excel in this role, material managers need in-depth knowledge of supply chain and budgeting processes. Ultimately, you are tasked with ensuring all our departments have adequate access to the materials they need.

Materials Manager Responsibilities:

  • Researching potential vendors and negotiating prices.
  • Working with management to identify supply needs.
  • Recommending solutions to existing processes to reduce waste and increase quantity.
  • Recording and assessing all materials quality, movement, and expenditure.
  • Managing the distribution of supplies in the organization.
  • Monitoring inventory levels and access to the material.
  • Collaborating with management to plan forecasting models.
  • Overseeing and supporting subordinates and new employees.
  • Preparing and filing detailed records on procurement activity, quantity, and vendors.
  • Designing and maintaining department budgets. Materials Manager Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in logistics or relevant field.
    • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role.
    • Proven managerial experience is a bonus.
    • Solid understanding of supply chain and inventory management systems.
    • Advanced knowledge of forecasting and budgeting processes.
    • Outstanding communication and leadership skills.
    • Analytical mind with excellent problem-solving abilities.
      If you're thinking of making a change and want to learn more, reach out to me. Your current employer need not know. This is confidential.

      Please contact Tom Cassidy at 682-350-8288 or send your resume at

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: gpac, Glendale , Materials Manager, Executive , Glendale, Arizona

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