Materials Manager

Oxfordshire £35,000 p.a. to £45,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 012951

A Materials Manager opportunity working for a scientific instrumentation manufacturer to lead there purchasing, logistics and planning department based in Oxford. If you have materials management experience within an engineering environment please apply.


Commutable from: Oxford, Abingdon, Witney, Oxfordshire, Didcot, Wantage, Bicester, Swindon, Eynsham

Salary: £40,000 p.a. - £45,000 p.a. plus Holiday + Pension + Parking

Suitable for: Materials Manager


The Role of Materials Manager:

Manage all aspects of the materials function, and also lead ERP implementation/set up
Purchasing experience – identify suppliers, price negotiation, purchasing and expediting
Demonstrated experience in low volume manufacturing environment, alongside continuous improvement techniques
Day to day management of the materials team, identify resource and training needs
Input parts, bill of material (BOM) and ERP system management
Ensure manufacturing information and materials are issued to production teams
Manage inventory levels inline with financial constraints, ensuring timely provision to meet production demands
Select new and current suppliers based on assessment of capability, quality of performance and price negotiation
Work closely with project leaders and other key stakeholders to make sure objectives are met


The Person:

Must be experienced in purchasing or planning within low volume manufacturing industry
Experience managing a small team is crucial
Exposure to playing a lead role in the implementation of an ERP system would be beneficial
SAP experience would be beneficial also
The ideal Materials Manager should have experience in an engineering environment


To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths or call 01789 201040, thanks.
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