Materials Manager

Posted 07 March 2023
LocationCounty Westmeath
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupply Chain
Reference10008
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Our client an Irish company are seeking a Materials Manager for one of their sites in Westmeath. This company works within the telecoms industry and experienced a significant growth last year.

They are now keen to hire a Materials Manager to manage the supply of materials. The is a new job within the company, the job requires collaboration with managers/contractors to monitor material usage, produce reports to identify order levels.

This is a permanent job.

 

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Key Duties

  • Working closely with the Stores Manager to assist with formulating a strategy for material usage on different sites across the country.

  • Work closely with the project teams to arrange for drawdown of material BOM from the customer and liaise directly with suppliers to arrange delivery of materials to various locations countrywide.

  • Participate in the stock inventory processes to identify stock re-order levels and utilisation of any surplus materials.

  • Produce material variation reports for the drawdown of additional materials identified.

  • Participate in periodic stocktakes to report on the physical stock stored in all locations, identify closing stock position vs material usage data.

  • Keep daily contact with managers and contractors to discuss any material deficits identified, resulting from materials issued to them and material usage submitted by them.

  • Identify material wastage and reduce.

  • Manage the procurement of consumables, negotiate best prices and terms.

  • Participate in the upkeep and participate in the audits of the quality assurance system.

  • Participate in new projects to support the Stores manager by setting goals and objectives.

What are we looking for?

  • Degree/Diploma in Supply Chain / Business Studies/Engineering

  • At least 2 + years working as a Materials Manager preferably within construction, engineering or manufacturing

  • Experience with SAP or JD Edwards or similar.

  • Excellent organisational, communication skills and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Proficient in MS Office particularly excel.

Other Requirements

  • Full Clean Drivers Licence

Breda Dooley Matrix Recruitment on 090 6490485 or 0874057840.

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