Our client, a large growing manufacturing company, located near Salem, MA is seeking a Materials Manager to organize, plan and direct the procurement of materials and services.


Responsible for providing leadership, coaching and direction to the materials and logistics teams.  Oversight of the daily material processes, ensure the supply of inventory required for manufacturing to meet daily customer demand is met.  Develop and implement strategies directed at achieving Increased DPO, Inventory Optimization, Purchase Price Variance, Material Planning, and Supplier Relationships.  Perform data analytics, management materials metrics and lead procurement related meetings.


Must have experience in Lean, Kanban, continuous improvement initiatives with an emphasis on providing a high value of return. Must also have experience with ERP systems, data analysis, MS Office and MRP.  Outstanding communication, negotiation, problem solving, project management and leadership skills are required.


Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment – procurement, inventory management, or operations, with a solid understanding of manufacturing (fabrication / heat treating / machining / electronics) processes and techniques.  APICS certification is a plus.  Some travel required.


Competitive salary and benefits package. Local candidates are preferred.  Must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.


Please email your resume to nancy@calm-water.com.   All resumes are kept in confidence and candidates are never charged a fee.


Calm Water Business Partner, LLC

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About Calm Water Business Partner, LLC

Calm Water Business Partner is a small, woman-owned professional recruiting firm, covering a wide range of disciplines such as (but not limited to): Accounting, Finance, Engineering, IT, Scientific, Operations, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources and Administration.


We recruit for all levels from entry to senior management, part or full time direct hires. Our client companies represent a variety of industries and sizes throughout the United States, with a special focus on the New England area.


For Job Seekers:  Serving as a trusted advisor to candidates (job seekers) to help them find the right step in their career, while maintaining the utmost confidentiality.