Materials Manager

Location: Mission, TX
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
The Materials Manager is responsible for supporting the complete cycle of material flow, from the purchase and internal control of production materials, to the planning and control of WIP, to the warehousing, distribution, and shipping of the finished product.
 
 Responsibilities:
 
  • Approval and purchasing of all parts, components, and materials to meet the needs of production operations for the facility.
  • Negotiates best cost utilization of capital expenditures, contracts, and other non-standard items such as rentals and leases.
  • Uses appropriate business practices to develop the most cost effective and reliable primary vendors and develop appropriate secondary vendor sourcing as necessary to maintain production operations.
  • Direct the activities of the warehouse supervisor to ensure on-time delivery of customer product. Coordinate cycle count programs and physical inventories and develop and maintain accuracy of both activities.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products, or substitute materials.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
  • Maintain timely and accurate entry of customer orders and scheduling requirements within the ERP system. Develop and distribute accurate data reports from ERP related to orders, production, scheduling, scrap, efficiencies, etc. for use by internal management to develop opportunities for continual improvement.
 
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • 5+ years materials experience
  • 5+ years supervision experience
 
 
About Royal:
Royal is a diverse manufacturer of injection molding, urethane foam and assemblies. We serve the automotive, furniture, and consumer products industries. We are growing and looking for talented engineers to join our team!
 
People who succeed at Royal are those who share the values of our company: Integrity. Stewardship. Teamwork. Hard work. Excellence.
 
We're committed to being the employer of choice. Our goal is to build a culture of commitment where everyone is respected and valued. Where everyone participates. Where everyone matters. We give our employees the responsibility -- and the authority -- to make decisions. We try to provide the best possible work environment. We encourage creativity. We applaud ingenuity. We reward problem solving.

And we recognize that we are only a part of our employees' lives. Our culture embraces the family. We celebrate accomplishments -- both inside the workplace and out. We aim to replicate the family structure on the manufacturing floor by establishing work teams committed to one another -- and to our customers.
 
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply today! Royal offers a competitive wage and benefit package - including quarterly bonuses based on profitability, outstanding health insurance, ownership in the company through our ESOP (retirement) plan, and much more.
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