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Materials Manager

at Flowserve

Posted: 8/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1187533
Keywords: operations

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Job Posting/Business Card Title
Materials Manager

Position Description

The purpose of this role is to lead and direct the materials function for a highly engineered product in a value stream environment. 
Essential Responsibilities: 
  • Provide long-term planning to support plant objectives for on-time delivery. 
  • Effectively manage the materials organization to meet enterprise inventory, OTD, and lead time targets.    
  • Responsible for creating and managing a high performance materials team (Master Scheduler, Warehouse Supervisor/Team and Planning, Expeditor and Buyers for each Value Stream.  
  • Establish team goals and action plans to achieve department objectives in alignment with site and enterprise objectives. 
  • Direct the activities of shipping, warehousing, receiving and support value stream leaders to ensure appropriate training and development of personnel to meet operational needs. 
  • Plan and Execute through Long, Medium, and Short term planning cycles against requirement dates. 
  • Develop and maintain the facilities material forecast at item master level.  
  • Develop business processes within plant ERP and help drive master data governance.  
  • Create/implement/maintain an inventory controls program (e.g. cycle counting) and warehousing management strategy. 
  • Focus on master data attributes and master production schedule accuracy. 
  • Support Value Stream leadership to implement processes to ensure accuracy of inventory transactions throughout the operation.  
  • Work with the organization on improving the sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. 
  • Must maintain strong training skills and desire to develop systems approach, good problem solving and action planning skills. 
  • Provide overall management strategy and develop robust systems for plant inventory levels including WIP and finished goods to meet inventory goals and support demand requirements.  
  • Support and encourage a lean culture.

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Company Overview
If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is
what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at
As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people,
your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard
in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for
professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our
foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety.
Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we
are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions
to make the world better for everyone!

Primary Posting Location
Raleigh, North Carolina US

Employment Type
Full time

United States

  • MBA preferred

Position Requirements
  • B.S. Degree, preferably in Materials Management,  Supply Chain, Engineering or Business Management 
  • Six Sigma Certified, preferred 
  • APICS Certification, preferred 
  • Experience in Supply chain, procurement, production controls or similar field, preferred 
  • Experience with demand planning and/or supply planning as it relates to S&OP is a plus 
  • Experience with an ERP/MRP system required. 
  • Hands on experience with SAP is preferred