Materials Manager

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Posted: 11/14/2018 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 11838 Pay Rate: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00

Our client, a manufacturing company in the Grand Rapids area, is looking for a Materials Manager to join their team. This position will report to an Operations Manager and have tremendous growth opportunity.


Responsible for the financial performance of the warehouse, including effective payroll management, operational expense control, damage reduction, expedite reduction, and capital expenditures.
Responsible for all storage, customer service, scheduling trucks, crisis management, and customer requirements.
Monitors day to day warehouse operations for efficiency. Develops plans for improvements, recommends changes in operations and equipment, implements plans.
Provides direction and guidance over the warehouse to ensure the accuracy and timely picking and shipping of goods and acceptable level of high quality performance is achieved.
Monitors established safety programs for compliance using Company requirements and OSHA regulations. Directs maintenance and monitoring of housekeeping standards to promote safe and efficient operations and directs changes and updates where necessary.
Directs support personnel as it relates to all projects or related work. Establishes performance requirements, clarifies responsibilities, conducts performance appraisals, and plans for individual employee improvement.
Develops goals and metrics to achieve assigned or identified production goals.
Directs supervisor work assignments and areas of responsibility. Monitors their progress in meeting directives and goals to ensure that warehouse operations are performed in a smooth and efficient manner.
Proactively drives improved customer satisfaction through open communication with customers.
Supports and drives ongoing change within the organization.
Responsible and accountable for performance of all staff and production associates. Engages team to ensure a high level of associate involvement and continually looks for ways to develop team and self.
Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures.

Must Have:

7+years of experience in management of warehouse/distribution operations in a high volume distribution setting
Knowledge of supply chain, logistics, customer service, and employee relation skills
Thorough knowledge of applicable distribution methods and procedures
Strong leadership skills
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