Also referred to as: Materials /Inventory Planning Manager, Materials Planning Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities

Materials Manager manages the materials and inventory planning functions. Provides support to production scheduling on all material flow issues to meet production schedules and customer requirements. Being a Materials Manager interfaces with product line coordinators on the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Materials Manager typically reports to a Head of a Unit/Department. The Materials Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Materials Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.

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