Dear Mrs. Lollis,
I would like to apply with this cover letter today for the advertised Materials Manager position. At your request, I have attached a current copy of my resume.
You will see from my resume that I have an advanced degree in Materials Management from Bellarmine College, and over nine years in this field. I started out working as a Materials Handler and Representative, and after only two years, was promoted to my current role as Materials Manager. This, coupled with my capabilities and knowledge of all vital equipment materials, along with my great ability to mentor, train, and supervise a team for and safe and quality product; make me the best choice for this position.
I would very much appreciate your response, and would love to schedule an interview that would fit your schedule. Please contact me at your earliest convenience at (555)-555-5555. Thanks so much for your time and consideration.