Materials Manager

Florida, Lakeland-Winter Haven

Posted: 06/12/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 13019 Pay Rate: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00

Currently Seeking a strong Materials Manager

Person will be responsible for identifying and procuring the goods and services that the organization requires. Builds relationships with suppliers and manages their performance. This role will require strong negotiation skills to obtain the best prices, schedule on time deliveries and manage inventory.

Primary Responsibilities are as follows:

Supplier Management:


  • Builds relationships with suppliers and manages their performance.

  • Conducts routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance.

  • Performs supplier audits in cooperation with the QA department and/or conducts supplier qualification by utilizing standard questionnaires.


Identify Purchasing Need:

  • Determines the purchasing needs of the organization by working with other parts of the organization to forecast demand, evaluate inventory levels and take orders from within the organization.


Negotiation Skills:


  • Bids, awards and administer project supply services and construction subcontracts and purchase orders to suppliers to include cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction and analyze the impact of pricing changes for goods and services.

Inventory Management:

  • Manages the inventory and assists in the receipt of purchased materials and services while keeping detailed records of purchases and stocks.

  • Monitors deliveries and past due shipments.

  • Direct reports include: Warehouse personnel and purchasing/planning.

Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Self-directed and detail oriented with an inquisitive nature and desire to solve problems.

  • Good organizational skills and experience working as part of a team.

  • Strong understanding of and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Expert level knowledge of ERP systems (QAD preferred)

  • Excellent negotiation, customer service and consulting skills.

  • May require some work in the warehouse and adherence to all safety requirements.

  • May require some work in the Cleanroom and adherence to all Clean Room requirements and specifications.
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