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Randstad Materials Manager in Detroit, Michigan

Materials Manager

job details:

  • location:Detroit, MI

  • salary:$100,000 - $120,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:823262

job description

Materials Manager

job summary:

Growing manufacturer in the Detroit, MI area is seeking a Materials Manager to add to their team. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology from an accredited college or university and experience in materials/logistics flow analysis and supply management with emphasis in Materials Management. Knowledge of Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and 5 years of experience in automotive manufacturing required.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

location: Detroit, Michigan

job type: Permanent

salary: $100,000 - 120,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • The Logistics/Materials Manager is responsible for the management of material, transportation and inventory needs of the plant

  • In charge of meeting monthly goals and analyzing the performance of each measurable, while administering the department in an efficient manner

  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and be able to supervise people

  • Establish the data base parameters for Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and related production software systems.

  • Establish and maintain business practices, procedures and documentation that ensure control of supplier releases, incoming material shipments, receiving documents, inventory levels, material storage and movement and shipments to the customer.

  • Minimize inventory levels on balance out parts

  • Monitor and measure supplier performance

  • Manage the data and maintain the Bill of Material Database

  • Establish goals and action plans for continued reduction in the cost of transportation, package handling, piece price and inventory levels

  • Manage and monitor the activities of subordinates accuracy and integrity of all materials

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required

  • Supply management/materials management experience in manufacturing

  • Previous automotive manufacturing experience

  • Knowledge of Material Requirement Planning (MRP)

  • Familiar with part sequencing, kiting, bar coding and importance of safe material handling



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Logistics (5 years of experience is required)

  • Materials Management (5 years of experience is required)

  • Materials (5 years of experience is required)

  • Materials

  • Materials planning (5 years of experience is required)

  • Inventory management (5 years of experience is required)

  • Automotive (5 years of experience is required)

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