MTMMG1 Materials Mgr 1 MGR in Florence, KY at Signode

Date Posted: 7/17/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Florence, KY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Requisition Number = Florence - S-2022-05-003

MTMMG1 Materials Mgr 1 MGR

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Description/Job Summary

About the Company:

Signode Industrial Group, LLC. is currently looking for an experienced Production Supervisor for our night shift. We have a strong commitment to safety, quality, customer satisfaction, productivity, and our people. We offer competitive wages, a complete benefit package and the opportunity for challenging work in a team-oriented environment. This position will report directly to the Operations manager. Our facility operates 24/7, as such the successful candidate will be flexible as well as a solid communicator with other shifts, leadership, and support groups. If you are dedicated to safety in all you, and your direct reports do, have proven leadership skills, are detail orientated, possess a strong work ethic and can work in a fast-paced environment, you may be an ideal candidate.

About the Position:

Signode Industrial Group is looking for a materials Manager with proven success in a manufacturing environment.  This successful candidate will obtain the best quality and value for products and services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier management. Identifies manufacturing needs, identifies, and selects suppliers and arranges delivery. Purchases a high volume and variety of parts, equipment, services, and materials.

Position Responsibilities and Job Functions:

  • Research potential suppliers and recommend those which will have greatest positive impact on the business.
  • Research parts, equipment, machinery, services, and Raw materials availability.
  • Develops potential bidder list and initiates formal request for quotation or proposal.
  • Conducts supplier site visits and evaluates them as to production capability, performance, delivery, and other key criteria.
  • Purchase parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting PO with approved supplier.
  • Selects suppliers for lower cost and limited priced items and negotiates price, delivery, quality, and service.
  • Facilitates resolution of issues by arranging and participating in meeting between key parties.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency.
  • Purchase and coordinate components arrival date to meet required production ship date. Support production on procuring miscellaneous components shortages.
  • Create Purchase Order (PO), place orders by using supplier’s websites or send PO to vendors.
  • Follow up on order according to document date and expediting lead time parts with suppliers.
  • Negotiate and set term with new suppliers.
  • Work closely with accounting on any paperwork regarding payments, backup, and other related documents.
  • Responsible for creating packing slips, shipping labels and scheduling pickup with FedEx and UPS for both domestic & international outgoing shipments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • 3 - 5+ years of purchasing / buyer / procurement / inventory expediting experience desired related/within the industry
  • Equivalent combined education and experience providing both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field.
  • Knowledge of key purchasing and negotiation methods, principles, and concepts.
  • Ability to analyze complex data, identify and execute savings opportunities, implement sourcing strategies, and quickly execute tasks to realize benefits.
  • Effectively communicate and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders and top management.
  • Ability to read and understand the complexities of the BOM.
  • Must be a team player, flexible and able to prioritize workload based on the urgency of incoming orders. 
  • Ability to interface with vendors and internal/external customers professionally and diplomatically.
  • Ability to promptly read incoming emails and send appropriate responses.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft: Word, Excel, and Outlook and ability to learn new skills and tasks as required
  • Good mathematics aptitude and very detailed oriented.
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated, and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to perform at the highest level in a fast-paced environment.
  • Identifying and integrating alternatives when it comes to products or suppliers to improve lead times, on-time deliveries, high quality and stable supply

Strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills for application in negotiations with vendors

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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