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Jmj Phillip Group Materials Manager in Saginaw, Michigan

A rapidly expanding company that specializes in manufacturing components for the automotive industry is currently seeking a Materials Manager who can expedite and streamline manufacturing processes for its plant in the greater Saginaw, Michigan area. The Materials Manager will have a highly important job for this company, as its reputation hinges on the quality and expedient delivery of its manufactured products. For the Materials Manager who can really demonstrate that he or she can champion lean manufacturing methodologies, the company is offering a strong benefits and compensation package, and the opportunity to work for an expanding company.spanOverview:/spanThe Materials Manager is mainly responsible for helping to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the companyrsquo;s Saginaw plant. He or she will be a champion for lean manufacturing processes within the company and will be tasked with identifying and eliminating wasteful manufacturing practices. The Materials Manager will report directly to plantrsquo;s Operations Manager and will also be overseeing and monitoring the performance of a Material Control Coordinator, as well as some of the shipping and receiving staff.h5spanMaterials Manager Job Opening/span/h5ulliThe Materials Manager will help integrate, promote, and champion waste-reducing lean manufacturing principles and methods./liliThe position will take a leading role in various Elimination of Waste meetings./liliThe role will be supporting the long and short term goals of the company./liliThe Materials Manager will create manufacturing metrics and production goals in order to drive improvement throughout the materials process./liliThe role must keep cost reduction and production expediency in mind when working./liliThe position will head up material control functions./liliThe Materials Manager will create a training plan for his or her direct reports./liliThe role will utilize SAP to help facilitate plant maintenance and production planning./liliThe position will help support the supply chainrsquo;s performance./liliThere is no travel truer for this position./liliThe Materials Manager will complete any additional or special projects as assigned by the Operations Manager./li/ulspanJob Requirements:/spanulliA dearth of inventory and production planning knowledge./liliA high degree of lean manufacturing knowledge with demonstrated experience of utilizing waste-reducing manufacturing practices./liliExperience working in a fast-paced automotive environment is a huge plus./liliA bachelorrsquo;s degree is a plus for this position./li/ula title="" href=""