Materials Manager

Date Posted: 
Company Name: 
Cambridge Sharpe Staffing Services
Job Location: 
Farmington Hills , MI
Contact Name: 
Terri Forman
Contact Email:
Job Description

Job Summary
OEM in Farmington Hills, MI has an immediate need for a Materials Manager to work with Cost Reduction Engineers (CRE) to procure parts and equipment identified by the CRE for implementation on various components and Programs.  This is long-term contract position.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Responsible for co-ordination of BOP material cost reduction ideas, planning, validating and, tracking/maintaining progress through adoption. 
• Communicate with internal staff regarding any issues of questions with fact and data.  
• Coordinates with engineering teams, purchasing, supplier, plant and others as needed. 
Qualifications and Skills
• Materials (plastic, metals) knowledge a plus. Purchasing background would be an added benefit.
• Candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to interact and/or interface with the Engineering group and/or suppliers as needed.
• Experience related to cost of materials is required.
• Must be outgoing. Professionally aggressive and not afraid to challenge suppliers to achieve cost containment/reduction.
• Knowledge and understanding of quotes, testing and standards.
• Should possess effective communication skills both written and in person

Offering a competitive salary and benefits including health care, life insurance, 14 paid holidays and paid time off.

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled