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Job Title:  Materials Manager

Requisition ID:  3210

Springfield, MO, US, 65803

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys provides various store energy solutions for industrial applications worldwide.  The company offers energy systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution, and energy storage are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and other applications requiring stored energy solutions; motive power batteries and chargers that are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles; and specialty batteries, which are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, automotive, medical, and security systems applications.  It also provides battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories, and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions; and aftermarket and customer support services. The company sells its batteries under the PowerSafe, DataSafe, Hawker, Genesis, Odyssey, Cyclon, IRONCLAD, General Battery, Fiamm Motive Power, Oldham, Express, and NexSys brands.  The company was formerly known as Yuasa, Inc.  and changed its name to EnerSys in January 2001.  EnerSys was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. 

Job Purpose

The Material Manager is responsible for managing inventory and purchasing procedures. Material Manager directs and coordinates the day-to-day activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, commercial components, and consumable goods in a cost effective, expeditious manner.  In addition, this position is responsible for the Inventory Control, Sub-assembly scheduling, and Receiving personnel

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs buyers, inventory control, production reporting, sub assembly schedule and receiving functions
  2. Directs production planning and scheduling based on the master assembly schedule
  3. Maintains optimum inventory levels to ensure on-time delivery and relevant KPI’s (i.e. turns)
  4. Maintains inventory accuracy through improved production reporting processes, cycle count programs and corrective actions
  5. Determine inventory requirements for raw materials to purchase for plant requirements
  6. Responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery
  7. Collaborates with product line coordinators/engineers on the planning and forecasting of customer orders and/or new product launches
  8. Work with supply chain, production team members and suppliers to implement lean principles including Kanban, consignment inventory, VMI, MRP accuracy, inventory accuracy (all classes) and logistic improvements while eliminating stock outs on product lines.
  9. Acts as the purchasing, receiving and inventory control representative for operations system development, troubleshooting and implementation.
  10. Supports the Supply Chain Manager in all activities within the supply chain
  11. Performs other duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  2. 5+ years' experience in purchasing, scheduling, materials control and/or logistics role
  3. CPIM certification, APICS certification and/or professional training preferred
  4. Proven knowledge with supply chain and inventory management systems
  5. Thorough working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
  6. Proficient with inventory reporting systems (MES)
  7. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with excellent Excel skills, required
  8. Knowledgeable of forecasting and budgeting
  9. Demonstrates an extreme attention to detail
  10. Excellent planning and project management skills
  11. Ability to solve problems swiftly
  12. Must possess a high-energy personality, leadership skills with solid oral and written communication skills
  13. Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work well with all levels of management and staff

General Job Requirements

  • Generic

EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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