Material Manager

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    West Sussex, England

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £47000 per annum

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    Jacob Marshall

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    11 months ago

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Material Manager

West Sussex

£40,000 - £47,000

My client who specialises in protection solutions for the Government/MOD are currently looking for a Material Manager to mange a team of material controllers who will be responsible for the inbound materials that come into the business. This will help the production team and support the production activities.

My client is still a family run business and has been going on for around 60 years and implemented their services and products across the globe. This would be an ideal time to join this company as they are expanding and continue to supply different opportunities across the business.

The Role - Material Manager - West Sussex

The role entails of you managing a small team and being responsible for the inventory levels and ensuring any material impacts to the cash flow are minimised. You will deal with any supplier issues and monitor the supplier performance. As the manager it is important for you keep on top of your team so that means holding regular team meetings, monitoring KPI's and support any continuous improvement activities. You will oversee the preparation and validation and scheduling of purchase orders to ensure the stability and flow of materials coming into the business.

Skills/Experience - Material Manager - West Sussex

  • Experience in a management/leadership role within the supply chain
  • Strong understating of strategic sourcing in a production environment
  • Strong negotiator
  • Used to dealing with demanding stakeholders and being able to communicate with them effectively
  • Automotive and defence background (desirable)
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Able to gain SC clearance

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