Materials Manager



5,001-10,000 employees

Innovative water solutions

Industrial & Manufacturing

$130000 - $150000


Mid, Senior

Auburn, NY, USA

Required Skills
  • BS/BA Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • APICS CPIM (required)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt / Lead Master certifications (preferred)
  • 6-8 years Operations/Materials experience
  • 4 years Leadership experience
  • Current computer skills (Microsoft Office Advanced Excel user preferred, Visio, Business Objects, etc.)
  • MRP / Kanban experience (ERP-LX or BPICS preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma (preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels of external and internal customers
  • Effective verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong bias for action, and effective change agent
  • Proficiency in managing and facilitating teams through problem solving and conflict resolutions
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Maintains consistent leadership for materials planning and inventory control personnel, including performance management and team development
  • Develops and manages critical performance goals and translates the goals into performance expectations for materials team and forecasts for finance
  • Leads, manages, and directs all materials related processes
  • Identifies material planning, MRP, and Kanban training deficiencies and facilitates education and development sessions
  • Assures appropriate ordering parameters and vendor expediting actions are in place for the business to meet its goals
  • Serves as liaison with other business processes to assure business goals are met
  • Responsible for controlling purchase order execution for the facility
  • Inspire Commitment, Lead with Character, Deliver Results, Create the Future, Build through Teamwork

Company Stage


Total Funding



Washington, District of Columbia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.

Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.

Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.