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Materials Manager

Company: PPG Industries, Inc
Location: Sylmar
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

An employer is looking for a Materials Manager with one of their largest clients sitting in Sylmar, CA. This individual will need to have strong leadership capabilities as well as analytical skills. Responsibilities will include:

- Develop and execute the material management action plans required to achieve the department goals related to inventory time supply, inventory levels, customer service levels and cost reductions.

- Support and help implement the policies, procedures, systems and programs required to meet the department objectives and to ensure continuous improvement in all material management and supply planning areas.

- Supervise the material management team consisting of production planners, master schedulers, stockroom and material planners.

- Lead and manage cross-functional teams related to planning and purchasing initiatives and continuous improvement programs.

- Develop the RCCAs for customer service levels (past dues/OTD) and other critical KPI gaps.

- Drive inventory reduction activities including specific strategies for managing raw materials and WIP inventory dollars.

- Ensure high physical inventory accuracies at key plant locations.

- Evaluate the production plans, plant capacities and supplier capacities to determine trends, resource requirements and constraints.


- APICS Cert

- Aerospace Experience
- Bachelors Degree in a technical field or equivalent education and experience

- 5+ years of experience in managing an operations related team

- Intermediate to Advance Excel skills - V look ups, pivot tables

- Solid knowledge of lean manufacturing and JIT principles and be able to effectively apply them in the appropriate situations

- Experience with Kanban/planning/pull systems and MRP concepts such as time fences, demand, consumption rules, and projected OH calculations

- Regulated manufacturing industry experience

Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc, Los Angeles , Materials Manager, Other , Sylmar, California

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