Materials Manager

Lead the Material Team in supporting Purchasing, Master Scheduling Capacity Planning and Inventory Control for the Wausau facility and other Supply Chain partners.  Candidate will be responsible for developing the Material Team and implementing advanced Supply Chain Strategies.  Primary metrics for this position will be On Time Delivery, Inventory Turns, and Inventory Control, adherence to Production Plan, Cost Improvements and Employee Development. Candidate must be a driving supporter of Our Company's transition to a Lean Culture in a high energy team environment.

Required Skills:

Required Experience:

Candidate must be experienced in ERP systems (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards) and be highly capable of exporting data from mainframe systems to identify opportunities.  Exposure to query languages and data manipulation experience in Access and Excel are critical to this position.

Basic understanding of project management components;  Track record of meeting individual milestones;  Ability to estimate own work tasks;  History of metric driven performance in an manufacturing environment

Questions current processes; Uses data & experience to provide input; Understands principles & methodologies of Lean Six Sigma.  Generates new ideas and supports others doing same.

Understands and adheres to best procurement practices; Understand and embrace the need for change; Displays adaptability and flexibility to change; seeks resources to support change.

Candidate will represent the Materials function for the facility in the Materials Managers Group.  Candidate will lead the development and implementation of standardized supply chain initiatives across the business (National and internationally).