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Materials Manager

Location : Barceloneta. PR
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : BA/BS in Business Administration, Purchasing, and/or Material Management.
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

Responsible for planning and requisitioning the Organization's direct material orders, in accordance with the demand and inventory control parameters established. Perform the following tasks.



  • Use the MRP application to plan and maintain optimal inventory levels, according to customer demand and requirements.

  • Maintains direct communication with suppliers when placing orders and ensuring delivery and services.

  • Make the necessary arrangements to ensure that the material arrives on time and the manufacturing process is not affected.

  • Handles stocking materials/consignment effectively while keeping inventories low.

  • Implement inventory control strategies to increase turns and reduce obsolescence.

  • Controls air transport costs according to the budget set.

  • Work in conjunction with the Materials Manager to identify cost reduction (deflation) opportunities.

  • Perform other tasks as needed.


Required Qualifications :

Previous experience in a made to order/make to stock manufacturing environment processing raw material and producing finished goods.


· Excellent communication and negotiation skills.


· Completely bilingual: Spanish / English


· Domain of information systems including Microsoft Office and MRP systems.


· APICS certification preferred or willing to earn certification during employment.


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