Materials Manager


Tallmadge, OH

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 10 days ago

  by    Heather Fry

The Materials Manager will lead entire materials organization, including planning, inventory control, receiving, shipping, and warehousing. 

Job Requirements

  • Design and execution of materials organization strategic vision
  • Lead entire materials organization, including planning, inventory control, receiving, shipping, and warehousing
  • Provide material support to drive operations to exceed customer on-time delivery targets
  • Lead improvement of cross-functional sales and operational planning process (S&OP)
  • Drive planning to achieve corporate inventory turn targets
  • Implementation of LSS principles throughout materials organization (5S, visual management, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Drive safety focus to every employee and foster proactive gains within safety
  • Enhance cycle counting program in order to eliminate our annual physical inventory
  • Optimize inbound and outbound logistic processes, including international freight
  • Foster positive working relationship between materials organization and partner departments (sales, operations, after-market)

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, material control, logistics, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in similar functions
  • Strong ERP experience
  • Lean Six Sigma certification

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load-handling equipment, intelligent services, and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer and based on nearly 75 years of experience, the focus and commitment of our dedicated Hiab people around the world is to increase the efficiency in our customer's businesses and shape the future of intelligent load handling.

Our renowned brands stand for class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck-mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT skiploaders and hooklifts, and tail lifts under ZEPRO, DEL and WALTCO brands. Hiab's ProCare™ service, award-winning HiVision™ crane control system, and HiConnect™ platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.