Manager: Materials

Job Description

The BAE Systems site in Anniston, Alabama supporting Combat Vehicles is seeking a Materials Manager . In this role, the Materials Manager is responsible for the direct supervision of a team of seven, both salaried and bargaining unit employees, while overseeing the management of processes, systems, and data related to:

  • Material planning in a government contractor environment;
  • Compliance to Material Management Accounting Systems (MMAS) standards under DFARS 252.242-7004;
  • Material handling and inventory management (including government furnished materials);
  • Work in process, material flow, and replenishment processes in a manufacturing / assembly environment;
  • A heavy manufacturing environment.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Material Manager position will commence on the Monday through Friday 5/40 schedule for up to 30-60 days for initial training in York, Pennsylvania

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Proven working knowledge of MMAS concepts and best practices;
  • Solid understanding of business systems and processes in an assembly environment;
  • Proficiency working with integrated ERP systems;
  • Computer literacy in MS Office suite;
  • Highly effective communication both verbal and written;
  • Leadership skills to manage, develop, direct, coach, and mentor a team;
  • Keen customer-focused mindset with the ability to respond and anticipate needs;
  • Results-oriented with the ability to perform and succeed in a fast-paced, heavy manufacturing environment;
  • Budget management.
Preferred Skills and Education
A bachelor's degree in Business with a Supply Chain concentration is ideal;
  • Background in safety training a plus;
  • Lean manufacturing experience greatly valued;
  • APICS training preferred;
  • Experience using the Oracle ERP system a bonus!
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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