Materials Manager

    • Roanoke, VA

Job Description
BAE Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Materials Manager to join our Ordnance Systems team in Radford, VA. This is a newly created role and an opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team. In this role, you will plan, schedule and manage the efficient movement of material from receiving through production in a chemical manufacturing environment. You will develop raw material requirements and scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules and plans and manage material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production.

Other roles and responsibilities include the following:

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;

Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.

Responsible for oversight of all traffic related activities such as; plans, schedules, and routes inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments of freight, using knowledge of postal regulations, tariffs, and company policy.

Develop, manage, and evaluate the functions necessary to maintain a material system ensuring compliance with government and the specifications for materials.

Develop and manage procedures and activities to secure accuracy and integrity in the accountability of government and material; ensure the maintenance of records and data essential to material programs including MRP.

Manage the planning and scheduling activities, utilizing MRP, to determine time and/or quantity requirements for materials.

Manage the production planning and scheduling process to optimize customer service, product flow, and resource utilization, while minimizing material handling, and other support related, indirect costs.

Analyze current systems, procedures, and practices to determine methods to improve cost containment and material availability; implement changes and modifications.

Direct the planning and implementation of performance measurement systems and implements corrective action programs to correct unacceptable conditions.

Direct the coordination and integration of material requirements from contract planning and engineering design bills of material for production to delivery of the product.

Provides management with complete, current and accurate data on department activity, together with recommendations for management action/decision.

Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

Required Skills and Education
10+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

5 years experience in a supervisory role.

ERP experience in a production planning and scheduling role.

Capacity planning and analysis experience.

Materials receiving, warehousing, and logistics experience.

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.

Demonstrated lean and continuous improvement experience.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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