Ingersoll Rand Materials Manager in KENT, Washington

Description:

At Ingersoll Rand we're passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car® , Ingersoll Rand® , Thermo King® , Trane® , American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO® - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit http://www.ingersollrand.com/ .

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans.

Job Summary:

The Materials Manager will be responsible for all production scheduling, materials planning, materials control, materials strategy, and all materials project initiatives for a engineered to order, assemble to order, and flow business. This position is also a key enabler of lean and continuous improvement in the plant. In addition, this position is accountable for materials department indirect labor productivity. Key performance indicators for this position are inventory turns, on-time shipping to requested date and/or order fill rate, and days past due.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary point of responsibility for materials management for the site.
  • Ensures optimization of all materials management activities including scheduling, purchasing, inventory control, materials movement, supplier performance measurement, and indirect materials management.
  • Responsible for the implementation, support and compliance of the Materials and SIOP standard work playbook processes and systems to facilitate the fulfillment process from production planning to material procurement and warehousing, through product shipment.
  • Facilitates interaction with Sourcing, Engineering, Accounting, Marketing and Quality Assurance in support of the business’s strategic goals.
  • Develop and drive countermeasures for underperforming key processes and/or material suppliers.
  • Provide leadership in selecting, developing and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of materials functions and Ingersoll Rand’s operating goals and objectives.
  • Manage suppliers, materials and inventory in a manner consistent with the requirements of a Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing environment.
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating.
  • Organize activities & assigning jobs accordingly to the staff requirements.
  • Provide required support to Global Procurement Commodity Leaders as needed during supplier selection process.
  • Promote APICS certification within the facility.
  • Develop and implement a professional development program for materials personnel.
  • Ensure alignment of the production plan to the published SIOP consensus plan.
  • Drive improved supplier relationships.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering discipline (MBA desirable).
  • APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) required or hiring commitment to obtain in first 18 months of employment.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the integrated functions of materials management in a manufacturing environment that has embraced lean concepts, MRP manufacturing practices, and progressive supplier relationships.
  • A minimum of 3 years in managerial experience focusing on standardizing planning & execution, reducing sourcing complexity, and talent development; additional project management experience preferred.
  • Experience with rate-based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.
  • Experience managing large scale project-based orders from quote to shipment.
  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with visual management systems.

Key Competencies:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • In-depth knowledge of computerized integrated information systems (manufacturing, materials management, production planning, procurement and distribution) and a superior understanding of manufacturing material flow in a plant.
  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and provide dedicated support of internal customer requirements.
  • Must be a proactive change agent and possess leadership skills to build and maintain a team oriented environment while leveraging lean methodologies.
  • Must have solid interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate staff and to interact with various departments throughout the organization.
  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.
  • Must know how to influence bottom line results.
  • Must be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational skills, with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.
  • Must be able to work well in high pressure, fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution.
  • Must be proficient in information technology systems utilized in Materials Management.

We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.

If you share our passion for inspiring progress—for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate—then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.

Primary Location: KENT-Washington

Job: Global Integrated Supply Chain

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Status: Regular

Type: Experienced

Posting: Aug 1, 2018, 12:22:16 PM

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to hiring qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.