Material Manager Responsibilities and Duties

Plan and oversee material movement through production cycle.

Identify material requirements from production and engineering cycles.

Handle material movement with purchasing, production and engineering.

Manage policies, procedures and material control systems.

Assess and plan purchasing materials requirements.

Develop material requirements plans on automated computer system.

Set up and manage production control system.

Offer technical expertise to cross functional project teams.

Develop department budget.

Develop and review personnel to meet functional objectives.

Create purchase orders, solicit proposal bids and review goods requisitions.

Analyze price proposals and financial reports to identify reasonable prices.

Negotiate and administer supplier contracts.

Generate purchasing recommendation reports and actions.

Support buyer to negotiations with suppliers on lead time, cost, delivery and quality.

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