Job: Materials Manager

Title Materials Manager
Categories Management
Salary $75,000 – $85,000
Location Brantford, ON
Job Information


Position: Materials Manager

Location: Brantford, ON

Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 yearly

Industry: Manufacturing / Materials Management / Inventory Management

Employment Term: Full Time/Permanent


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Direct the purchasing management function by establishing goals, objectives, and action plans. Set and maintain target inventory turns.
  • Advise of warehouse requirements and inventory level maintenance.
  • Execute material requirements planning (MRP) to satisfy demand with supply orders, set priorities, and ensure timely release of purchase orders and on-time delivery of components and materials.
  • Develop a sourcing strategy for critical products and components. Source new suppliers and develop existing suppliers to improve the service level.
  • Conduct surveys and market studies and review historical data to determine price levels, trends, market direction and availability.
  • Develop and implement asset disposition plans to minimize capital loss from obsolescent or aging of inventory.
  • Assist with physical inventory, including office staffing and documentation.
  • Plan and implement material cost reduction programs.
  • Maintain transportation and brokerage of both incoming products and outgoing finished goods locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Manage the logistics activities by ensuring uninterrupted material flow and reducing costs by maintaining competitive trucking services and tracking and reducing premium freight.
  • Develop training plans and skills upgrading programs for all staff within areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary education in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of purchasing experience.
  • PMAC Certified in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management as well as experience working in an ISO9001 environment
  •  Training in Lean Manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge and previous experience with logistics, customs documentation and USMCA
  • strong organizational and data analysis skills as well as excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is necessary to complete daily tasks.



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Term Length Permanent
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