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Materials Manager  Carson, CA  
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Materials Manager- AMPAM Parks Mechanical
We are looking for an experienced/ Materials Manager to manage all Materials activities, including Purchasing (overseas), Inventory, Manufacturing, Logistics and Shipping. Through his/her analysis and material management skills, will help the company meet short and long-term production goals.
Primary Duties:
  • Plan and oversee material movement through production cycle
  • Set up and manage production control system.
  • Collect requirements from the production department and manages the process of placing Purchase Orders for all needed materials and this includes all follow-up activities to ensure that needed materials arrive on time as scheduled.
  • Supervise all Shipping/Receiving functions
  • Manage all activities related to the Annual Physical Inventory-planning/execution/Training/reconciliation.
  • Develops and implements programs to establish cost-savings initiatives to achieve specific department metrics
    Serves as a cross-functional team member in cost reduction and continuous improvement by working with Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Identify the reason for the extra consumption of the raw material by collecting information from the production department.
  • Identifies the emergency requirements of the materials and arranges supplies for the same
  • Sets up Min/Max, Kanban, and similar programs as appropriate activities with all key suppliers
Secondary Duties:
  • Enter data into the database and making changes in them periodically
  • Participate in meetings with the Engineering, Project Management and Safety departments.
  • Provide training to the juniors and the less experienced associates.
  • Answer the questions of senior executives and directors of the company

Job Requirements


Skills Required by Materials Manager:
  • BS/BA REQUIRED (Industrial Engineering or Business)
  • 5+ years' experience in Materials Management/Operations field in a manufacturing environment.
  • Continuous Improvement Planning
  • Should have good negotiating skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Skillful in planning and analyzing the requirements of the production department
  • Ability to design specifications for the raw materials to be ordered
  • Well-versed with the traditional as well as advanced methods used in inventory control
  • Proficient in using computer, printers, etc.
  • Knowledge of Plumbing materials, parts a plus.
  • APICS/CPIM preferred.
AMPAM Parks Mechanical is an equal opportunity employer
AMPAM Parks Mechanical supports the Fair Chance Initiative
Candidates for employment must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.


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