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Outstanding Career Opportunity

in Troy, Alabama!



Kimber Mfg., Inc. a rapidly growing and leading manufacturer of fine sporting firearms with locations in AL, NY, NJ and MT has an immediate opening for an experienced Materials Manager located in Troy, Alabama. In this role you will ensure demand/supply alignment, creation and achievement of the master production schedule, timely material delivery, efficient inventory turnover, and accurate customer order deliveries. To accomplish these key metrics, you will have strong hands-on material systems development and implementation experience in a durable goods manufacturing environment. Experience with Visual a very strong plus.


MATERIALS MANAGER

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish departmental goals and objectives that provide world-class materials performance to the organization
  • Proactively lead the materials team to continuously improve processes and procedures
  • Lead ongoing organization development activities
  • Lead & perform material planning activities from raw materials to finished goods
  • Own and drive day-to-day planning, inventory control, and delivery
  • Lead & perform all logistic activities to ensure the best pricing on shipping of goods & timely deliveries to domestic and international customers
  • Cycle counting
  • Establish and track meaningful departmental reports/measurements
  • Analyze reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Create and meet annual Master Production Schedule (MPS). Run Visual MRP and Scheduler
  • Schedule material demands and work order completion dates in the system to support production schedule
  • Proactively manage material and work order exceptions and provide feedback to Manufacturing & Product Management on critical information
  • Minimize overall inventory value and increase turns
  • Ensure accuracy of data in the system including location, quantity on hand, value, etc.
  • Create procedures and reporting for the effective management of inventory
  • Lead periodic cycle counting and annual wall-to-wall serial inventories
  • Ensure all customer orders are appropriately packaged and shipped promptly, accurately and with all necessary documentation
  • Ensure all outsource manufacturing is appropriately packaged and shipped promptly, accurately and with all necessary documentation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five to ten (5-10) years’ experience in a similar manufacturing environment with extensive experience in planning, inventory, shipping/receiving and MRP systems
  • Expertise in lean principles and systems implementation, organization development, planning, logistics and best practices
  • Strong aptitude in lean material replenishment strategies from suppliers and internal to factory operations (Kanban, Kitting, Travelers, etc.)
  • Strong aptitude in lean visual management and 5S applied to warehouse/shipping operations and general material presentation to operators
  • Strong aptitude in lean application of standardized work for shipping, warehouse, material replenishment operations
  • Experience and application in value stream mapping of the supplier to customer material flow in order to reduce Mfg. Cycle Time and improve OEE
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, and communication skills are required
  • Team attitude; eager to cooperate with others with exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed expectations
  • Leadership skills with the ability to effectively delegate work to subordinates, and the ability to evaluate and positively influence performance
  • Exceptionally high level of commitment to the success of individuals and overall projects.
  • Competent with computer software such as Visual Manufacturing (or similar MRP system), Microsoft Office, Excel, and Crystal Reports. Solid understanding of spreadsheet applications.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, including presenting and facilitating team meetings
  • Team player with high levels of professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business administration, material management, accounting, or similar or equivalent.

BENEFITS:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, 401k Savings Plan, and paid time off.

TO APPLY:

Please send your resume along with cover letter and salary requirements to:

 hr@kimberamerica.com

IMPORTANT: Include your full name and the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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