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20/05 Ravi Kumar Battaram
Director at Ideal Placement & Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

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Divisional Materials Manager - Supply Chain - Engineering Firm (10-15 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 1098716

Divisional Materials Manager @ Hyderabad


Position : Division Materials Manager

Location : Hyderabad

Client : US based MNC and Fortune 500 engineering company.

Reporting to : Division Supply Chain Manager

Qualification : Four year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management.

Experience : 10- 15 years applicable materials management experience in a world-class, high volume manufacturing.

Position Summary :


- Provide leadership of Supply Chain Management activities for the Division in order to maximize favorable impact on RONA/ACIP.


- Supply Chain Management activities include materials planning; scheduling; inventory control; cash flow management; information flow and coordination and asset management.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction :

Have Direct Reports :

- Work with suppliers, business unit managers, purchasing, production planners, I/T and other appropriate resources to strategically plan and coordinate the flow of materials and information from order to delivery. Matrix management responsibilities with business units and support groups for production planning, shipping, receiving and inventory functions.


- Provide direct leadership and management of materials to ensure on time quality product deliveries to customers.

Essential Functions :

- Lead and manage all materials management activities including Planning, warehousing, inventory control, on time shipments.

- Matrix responsibilities for Production Planning manufacturing resource-planning activities. These activities need to help achieve division sales and RONA objectives and maintain 100% on-time customer deliveries.


- Matrix responsibilities for personnel involved with the MRP database to achieve and maintain a high degree of data accuracy, integrity, and ownership.


- Accountable for implementation of all material management lean tools viz., KANBAN, ePFEP, MRP, material information flow using QR code etc

- Accountable for Division materials metrics and Standards of Performance.

- Setting up of automation to facilitate lean practices in warehousing

- Help define and drive implementation of automated systems to plan and track material flow from suppliers through procurement to delivery to support a supply chain management strategy.

- Ensure all the division's material management policies are consistent with the inventory control objectives of the Corporation.

- Advise on supplier managed inventory or supplier based contracts with suppliers Have proficiency in using problem solving tools and supplier audits Accountable for uninterrupted material flow to production and on time shipments to customers

- Support internal or external audit requirements relative to the planning, procurement or inventory control functions.

- Prepare and manage department budget within established guidelines

- Effectively create and sustain cost reduction programs.

- Provide professional development for all materials team members. Explain and support company policies and procedures.

- Benchmark world class materials management systems and implement best practices in division as appropriate.

- Actively support and implement lean principles at the division.

- Collaborating with other managers to determine supply needs

- Supervise, evaluate and coach subordinates

- Having good knowledge on Logistics and costs related thereto to work on freight savings

- Excellent organizational and Leadership skills.

Qualifications :

- Minimum of 10 years applicable materials management experience in a world-class, high volume manufacturing environment.

- Extensive managerial experience in state-of-the-art materials management systems including supply chain management, cash flow and asset management, JIT, MRPII, cellular manufacturing and with APICS/CPM certification preferred.

- Four year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in materials management and quality preferred.

- Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.

- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

- Working knowledge of Microsoft PC software (e.g., spreadsheets, word processing, databases and presentations).

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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