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Materials Manager in Corona, CA at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

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    Corona, CA
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Job Description

Job Description


Directing and overseeing all Operations involving Planning, Receiving, Warehousing, Shipping, Customer Service and the Trucking operation.  Works with management team members to support company and facility goals.   

Plan, direct, and monitor all materials planning, inventory control, storage, shipping, and receiving activities so that the organization has access to the inputs, materials, goods, and services it needs for its current and future operations. Develop and implement materials handling procedures; monitor the cost and effectiveness of activities to optimize resources, prioritize spending and achieve volume, timeliness, reliability, and safety standards.

Oversee the maintenance of inventory control systems that track the status of purchase orders, inventory levels, and production requirements. Interpret inventory requests, production schedules, orders, and other documents to co-ordinate materials handling activities with the organization's current and anticipated demand for goods and materials. Liaise with functional or operational area managers (e.g., in sales, production, or engineering) so the supply of materials meets their current and future needs.

Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of professional and para-professional staff so the organization has access to the materials and inputs it needs to operate, and so all materials and goods are handled, stored and distributed safely, cost-effectively, and on-time.


  • Plans and coordinates activities to schedule, procure, receive, and store materials.
  • Oversee MRP (material requirement planning) and DRP (distribution requirements planning)
  • Monitor inventory availability and movement of materials, supplies, and services to meet production and delivery schedules.
  • Monitor operations in assigned areas to keep expenditures within acceptable budget limits.
  • Evaluate inventory and production capacities and plans in relation to current and long range commitments.
  • Exercise normal management functions.
  • Directs and supervises Shipping/Receiving Supervisor.
  • Oversees and supervises Production Controllers/Schedulers and Cycle Counter.
  • Management Team champion for CCI (Customer Care Index) and inventory.
  • Able to travel up to 15%
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Materials Manager role with progressive responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience in material planning, inventory control, shipping and receiving
  • ERP experience
  • Experience in:  JDE, AS400, Stratum, Metaviewer, and/or Manugistics
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, required
  • Problem Solving methodology in 5 Whys, Pareto, 8D, Kaizen or Lean Manufacturing
  • Root Cause analysis – PDCA or 5M&E


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
  • Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence and initiative without daily interaction with management
  • Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • Team Oriented and supportive of others
  • Maintain good Safety and Housekeeping practices


  • Familiarity with the plumbing industry and consumer products


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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