Materials Manager at Materials-York

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Location: York, Pennsylvania





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<p><font><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0)"><em>Apex Tool Group is an equal opportunity&nbsp;employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.&nbsp;</em></span></font></p><p><font><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0)"><font size="4"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></font></span></font></p><p><font><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0)"><font size="4"><strong>Materials Manager - York, PA</strong><br></font>
<br><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0)"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial">This position&nbsp;m</span>anages activities related to purchasing and material requirements planning.&nbsp; Manages and coordinates others in purchasing and financial forecasting activities that limit costs and improve customer service. Implement supply chain processes that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, and cost reduction strategies. </font></span></p><font size="3"> </font><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">&nbsp;</font></span></p><font size="3"> </font><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: Arial"><b><font size="3">Job Description</font></b></span></p><font size="3"> </font><ul><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Manages the material control functions with the plan including master scheduling, shop floor control, inventory planning and control, purchasing, MRO crib, packing operations and shipping providing focus and direction on continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery, cost reduction, and inventory.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Manages the planning and establishment of production schedules, monitoring of material inventories, tracking of progress of production and reviewing of factors which affect production schedules.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Manages the purchasing and inventory control functions.&nbsp; Provides support to production scheduling on all material flow issues to meet production schedules and customer requirements.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Ensures customer needs are met by coordinating shipping efforts with those of internal (ATG sister sites) and external suppliers.&nbsp; </font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Maintains optimum inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements while maximizing turns, minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Partners with ATG Corporate Procurement to quote, negotiate and purchase products based on anticipated manufacturing needs in order to achieve the lowest total cost and highest total quality, while ensuring accurate cost and receipt of products in a production environment.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Ensures purchasing practices and policies support honest, fair and ethical relationships with suppliers.&nbsp; Keeps informed on legal matters that affect purchasing policies.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity and delivery.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Ensures that the company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all materials department functions.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Responsible for the motivation and development of subordinates to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Regular review and feedback on forecasts; provides on-going facility planning to balance capacity versus expected demand; develops alternatives with Business unit on delivery challenges; and manages inventory to Apex Tool Group goals within delivery challenges.</font></span></li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; text-align: justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="3">Keeps abreast of trends, developments and conditions within supplier markets, to ensure that the company may effectively anticipate and respond to shortages in these markets, and consistently optimize cost savings opportunities.</font></span></li></ul> <br><br>
<p style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial"><strong>Qualifications</strong></font></p><ul><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">BS Degree in Materials Management, Sourcing or related field; MBA strongly preferred.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification required; Institute for Supply Management (ISM) certification preferred.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Seven (7) to ten (10) years materials experience that includes purchasing, planning, forecasting and inventory control management in a heavy manufacturing environment.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Previous experience with steel procurement preferred.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Strong communication, problem-solving and negotiation skills are necessary.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Demonstrated ability to work effectively across team and functions</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Ability to drive process improvements to enhance &amp; streamline planning, purchasing and warehousing processes.</font></li><li style="background: none; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="3" style="font-family: Arial">Extensive experience generating and analyzing statistical forecasts using spreadsheets, SAP and Demand solutions or other forecast tool.</font></li></ul></span></span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0)"><br>
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and global insights to create innovative products that excite our customers, and
solve their problems. We harness that same innovative spirit to inspire our
associates and help them grow in their careers.&nbsp; <br><br>We're a $1.4B manufacturer of hand and power tools, tool
storage and accessories, chain, and electronic soldering solutions.&nbsp; Our 7,500 associates around the globe have
built powerhouse brands like GEARWRENCH®,
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in the 1800's, today our tools drive efficiency, speed and safety in cutting-edge
automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, industrial and consumer markets. <br><br>As part of the ATG team, you will innovate, move fast,
think globally, learn from your colleagues and grow your career.&nbsp; You'll have opportunities to give back in our
communities, and enjoy competitive benefits as well as a healthy work/life
balance.<br><br>Our five core values -
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