Materials Manager


Are you an experienced Materials or Purchasing Manager seeking a new opportunity? Would you like an opportunity to implement changes that will result in positive outcomes within a manufacturing environment? Snelling is seeking an experienced Materials or Purchasing Manager to join a growing manufacturing company in northeast Texas. This position requires 10 or more years’ experience in a purchasing or materials management capacity. This position will work hand in hand with the Operations Manager and will be involved in the process from when projects are quoted to when they are delivered. If you don’t shy away from taking on authority and helping guide a project to success, this could be a great opportunity to consider!

The Materials Manager or Purchasing Manager duties will include:

  • Oversee all buyers, schedulers and warehouse personnel and all material activity for which they are responsible.
  • Full responsibility for the Master Schedule, supply chain management, inventory management & the associated cost
  • Working with the Operations Manager, analyze cash flow, warehouse space, project requirements & schedule flexibility to determine the best time to buy for schedule projects
  • Complete oversight of the purchasing system and development/maintenance of buying agreements
  • Coordinate with QA/QC to determine approved suppliers
  • Look ahead for continuous improvement opportunities as it relates to materials activities

Materials Manager or Purchasing Manager required qualifications:

  • HS Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree in Business strongly preferred, although an equivalent combination of experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of recent experience in a Materials or Purchasing Management capacity at a manufacturing facility with supervisory responsibilities
  • Hands on experience with lean manufacturing techniques and MRPII concepts
  • Confidence in presenting material to a group
  • Ability to communicate verbally, in person and in writing in a professional, articulate manner
  • Intermediate level experience using Microsoft Office products and the ability/willingness to learn other industry-specific software as needed
  • Detailed planning abilities
  • Prior experience supervising, coaching/developing and terminating employees

Competitive salary plus benefits, PTO and 401K with generous company match.

Interested and qualified candidates for the Materials Manager or Purchasing Manager opening should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Please be sure to include your most relevant experience in the resume submitted for this position. Resumes will be reviewed and those meeting the qualifications will be contacted for further conversation.

About Snelling:
Founded in 1951 by Lou and Gwen Snelling, Snelling is a staffing and recruiting pioneer, bringing innovative solutions to the industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the award-winning Snelling network is comprised of more than 80 locations across the United States. Leveraging more than 65 years of proven performance, the experts at Snelling have what it takes to solve your complex staffing challenges or find the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Our Tyler franchise has been owner-operated since the late 1970’s. We are an award-winning office in the Snelling network and are certified as a Historically Underutilized Business by the State of Texas.


Tyler, Texas 75708


$94600 Yearly


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