Material Manager

Job Title: Material Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 01_270619
Contact Name: Mike Soh
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Job Published: June 27, 2019 12:07

Job Description


  • Provide overall planning, direction, control and co-ordination in the Planning, Procurement and Logistics functions 
  • Activities include: parts transition management, production planning and control, capacity management, materials planning, procurement, inventory management, storage, warehousing, logistics, transport and distribution 
  • Drive on-time delivery to customers, timely acquisition of materials, order scheduling and releasing, and optimum inventory control 
  • Manage daily procurement and production and inventory control issues in coordination with engineering, manufacturing and sales 
  • Manage critical inventory processes such as cycle counting, planning parameters, capacity analysis and demand planning processes 
  • Drive business strategic plans through use of SIOP process and assure effective implementation of such plans including min. 3 months’ level loading as part of internal capacity management 
  • Evaluate available material, manpower and machine availability in the release of WIP orders to the shop floor. 
  • Monitor, measure, and address gaps with applicable organizations to achieve schedule and ship on-time to customers 
  • Identify gaps and act as primary facilitator with sales, operations, and suppliers to negotiate resolution of resource constraints and meet customer requirements, or make required changes to the master schedule 
  • Develop and submit budgets, production plans and other related reports. 
  • Develops and maintains an effective materials organization through selection, training/development and motivation of all personnel 


  •  Minimum 7 years of experience in Supply Chain management in a manufacturing environment, preferably in machine shop / precision machining environment 
  •  Minimum 3 years of management / supervisory experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong expertise in Excel and PowerPoint  
  • Excellent EQ (Emotional Quotient), people management and leadership skills 
  • Dynamic and highly driven with the ability to respond to changing business environment 

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