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Materials Manager - Augusta Area - Manufacturing

Company: altRPO: Manufacturing
Location: Augusta
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Role You'll PlayAre you an experienced materials leader excited to make a big impact in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? As the Materials Manager for this specialty tire manufacturer, you'll have the chance to lead the new cycle counting team focused on improving inventory accuracy and material flow throughout the plant. There is a significant opportunity in this role for you to bring your ideas to the table and implement continuous improvement projects. You will sit on the plant leadership team and participate heavily in the SIOP process to help implement strategic plans and processes across the facility. If that sounds exciting to you, apply below!Who You AreAccustomed to the complexity of managing materials and inventory in large manufacturing environments (200+ employees).Skilled at developing high-performing teams, having a proven track record of leading and mentoring direct reports in the past.Adept at data analysis. Able to apply the right data to understand demand at a macro level and to create processes to tackle the biggest priorities for each value stream.A strong communicator, both written and verbal, across all levels of the organization, from the CEO to production teams on the floor.Not afraid to get your hands dirty to fully understand and implement effective material flow processes.Tech-savvy. Comfortable working with, implementing, and training others on new technology.An experienced Lean leader, with experience in implementing and improving processes such as Kanban and pull systems.Skilled at simplifying and streamlining complex systemsCompany Profile:This high-volume, fast-paced specialty tire manufacturer is an industry leader in its market segments. They have a flat leadership structure so they are able to move the needle toward positive change very quickly. There's enough structure to keep everyone safe, but they've created a culture of innovation where you can test out your ideas, be entrepreneurial, and grow within the company. The mentor/coach leadership model along with a high value on cross-functional cooperation make this a very collaborative environment. If you are a self-motivated high-performer, who can proactively recognize areas of opportunity, present data-backed solutions, and then help implement the solutions in a hands-on way, this is the company for you!Community Aiken, South Carolina (Augusta, GA area)Authentic South Carolina equestrian community, rich in historic charm and tradition, quaint downtown.Lovely parks, including a 2,100-acre urban forest with 70 miles of trails.Halfway between Columbia, SC, and Augusta, GA, easy access to bigger city vibes.A tight-knit community with endless fun events, like block parties, tours, farmers markets, and craft fairs.The most important event to note is Aiken's Famous Steeplechase held in the Spring since 1930! Big Hats, cocktails, and fast horses!2-hour drive to beaches, mountains, and amusement parks, 1-hour drive to college football games.Named one of the best small towns of the South by Southern Living. Evans, GA, a suburb of Augusta, was named City to Live in the fall of 2020 by Money magazine.Background Profile3+ years of material/inventory management experience in a complex manufacturing setting (facility with 200+ employees) plus experience leading direct reportsOR 6+ years of material/inventory management experience in a complex manufacturing setting (facility with 200+ employees) plus experience leading cross-functional teamsBachelor's degree required, Master's degree a plusLean manufacturing training or experienceHeavily data-oriented with a proven track record of data-based decision makingExperience implementing and/or modifying/rolling out ERP systemsPreferred skills & experiences:Experience with the SIOP processLean manufacturingSix Sigma (Green Belt)Leading cross-functional teamsFiscal experienceContinuous improvement track recordSuperior communication skills and unsurpassed customer support, both internally and externallyTechnical skills & experiences:Tech Savvy (comfortable learning new systems & then teaching others)Experience with ERP systems (JD Edwards preferred)Strong Microsoft Excel skills (comfortable using v-lookups & pivot tables)Kanban/Pull ImplementationsPersonality traits:Self-starterMentor/coachEntrepreneurial mindset / high ownershipCollaborativeCritical thinkingAdaptable / flexible

Keywords: altRPO: Manufacturing, Augusta , Materials Manager - Augusta Area - Manufacturing, Executive , Augusta, Georgia

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