Materials Manager - Manufacturing

Plans, schedules and manages the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse to production. Develops raw material requirements and scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules and plans and manages material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and production. May use Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems.

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.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education 12+ years of experience with a BS degree in a related field.

5yrs in a superviosory role

ERP experience in a production planning and scheduling role

Capacity planning and analysis experience

Materials receiving, warehousing, and logistics experience

Demonstrated lean and continuous improvement experience Preferred Skills and Education

Experience with MRP systems BANN and Oracle a plus

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting 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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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