Syntron Material Handling

Materials Manager

2 weeks ago
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A key manager position that will help drive excellence in Materials Management, that results in a better customer experience and lower operational costs.


  • Manages and directs work in the Warehousing and all Materials Management Departments.
  • Participates in budget development and responsible for managing costs within budget.
  • Works with others to develop functional solutions to strategic organizational concerns and presents recommendations to functional manager.
  • Ability to complete performance reviews and provides constructive performance feedback.
  • Developing and building relationships with strategic vendors.
  • Optimize the total supply chain with goals of reducing cost, reducing lead times and increasing sourcing reliability.
  • Interaction/coordination with Changshu facility.
  • Identify and drive purchasing, freight and distribution cost savings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management, Operations Management or Business or 5-8 years’ experience in related function.
  • Proven working knowledge of MRP systems and inventory control, Syteline experience preferred.
  • Negotiating skills, from both a functional and strategic perspective.
  • Understanding of Supply and Demand Economics and must be able to position the company for low cost of raw materials and freight.
  • Understanding of business systems, business processes and financial management (P & L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow).
  • Must be an excellent planner, a forward thinker and able to anticipate issues that negatively impact the business’s success.
  • Must be skilled at analysis and analytics to determine areas for business performance improvement.
  • Must be able to use new technologies to improve materials efficiency and effectiveness.


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