Materials Manager

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published over 1 year ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR60

Job Description

  • Materials Manager

    Location: Antrim

    Salary: Negotiable

    Grafton Specialist Team has been retained by a leading manufacturing company to recruit for a Materials Manager. Reporting to the Operations Director you will be responsible for the following:

    The Role

    We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Materials Manager who will be responsible for providing strategic and hands on materials, procurement, sourcing, scheduling, and logistics leadership. Applicants must have experience in supply chain and inventory control, with excellent organisational and record keeping skills. Attention to detail and problem-solving aptitude are qualities the ideal candidate must possess

    Essential Duties

  • Collaborate with other managers to determine supply needs
  • Purchase supplies and materials according to specifications
  • Coordinate and supervise receiving and warehousing procedures
  • Oversee distribution of supplies in the organisational
  • Control inventory levels and ensure availability of material during emergencies
  • Supervise, evaluate and coach subordinates
  • Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers
  • Keep detailed records on procurement activity, materials quantity, specifications etc.
  • Assist in forecasting to plan future order
  • Proven experience as materials manager
  • Experience in shipping and receiving
  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Understanding of forecasting and budgeting
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • A problem-solver
  • BSc/BA in logistics or relevant field
  • Qualifications

  • BSc/BA in logistics or relevant field
  • Global supply chain development experience are a plus
  • Essential

  • The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and production problems.
  • Skilled negotiator.
  • Please contact Glenda Reddington for more information or to discuss in total confidence on 02890 323333

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