Materials Planning Manager
Also referred to as: Materials Planning Manager, Materials /Inventory Planning Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities
Manages the raw material planning processes to ensure an organization operates efficiently. Ensures raw materials are available to meet designated production schedules. Utilizes MRP system to manage material planning from purchasing, processing, warehousing, and production. Develops forecasts for raw material needs by considering purchases, production rates, and maintenance schedules. Coordinates with stakeholders in purchasing and inventory control when adjustments are needed and troubleshoots complex issues as necessary. Maintains supplier relationships and may negotiate lead times. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. 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. 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.
Similar Jobs:  Materials Planning Supervisor, Materials Management Manager, Materials Planning Senior Manager, Materials Planning Assistant II, Materials Planning Assistant III, Materials Planning Assistant I, Materials Management Senior Manager, Strategic Planning Senior Manager, Materials Planning Director
Level of Education:  Materials Planning Manager Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Materials Planning Manager Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Materials Planning Manager Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation