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Materials Manager I

Company: Parker-Hannifin
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Provide leadership of Materials Management activities for the Bowling Green facility in support of the Parker WIN Strategy. This role develops and executes strategies within a lean enterprise environment concentrating on people, organization, process and information technology. Key objectives include maximizing customer experience (LISC) and optimizing inventory.

This role is responsible for the materials management for the Bowling Green facility. Position will report to the Division Materials Manager and interacts with other functional leaders. The materials manager works with suppliers, business units, value streams, Sourcing, I/T and other appropriate resources to strategically plan and coordinate the flow of materials and information from customers through order fulfillment. Responsibilities include leadership of materials and production planning for the facility, shipping, receiving and inventory functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Promote and foster safe work environment
  • Functions as the plant process owner for inventory management and audits the processes to ensure policies and support of inventory goals and objectives
  • Leads the management of and corrective actions for late backlog
  • Implements a lean approach to materials management including material flow and inventory control
  • Supports demand forecasting and supply planning to ensure the availability of all materials and products at minimum cost and supports the facility capacity planning/SIOP activities
  • Analyzes inventories, develops and executes plans to balance Inventory % of Sales and optimize customer service
  • Reviews and analyses key customer LISC performance and leads the identification of root cause and corrective action related to on-time delivery
  • Establishes and implements standard re-order and delivery procedures
  • Employs data analysis and information technology to improve site/value stream(s) performance
  • Responsible for part data accuracy and the implementation of strategic MRP parameters to support customer experience
  • Communicates significant LISC and late backlog exposures with customer-facing functions
  • Creates development plans for materials management team members and ensure talent pipeline is in place for key functions

    Qualifications Education:
  • Bachelors Degree (4 Year) in Supply Chain or Operations Management, Business, Engineering or Other
  • Professional Certification APICS or ISM preferred
  • Supply Chain Training Program such as Parker Executive Development Program preferred Experience:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years applicable experience in materials management, supply chain, or operations Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities
  • Working knowledge of SAP Materials Management and Production Planning modules
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MRP, Microsoft Programs
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts
  • Understanding of lean enterprise principles and practices

    Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $13.7 billion, global company. With annual sales of $13.7 billion in fiscal year 2020, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parkers engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

    Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and

    Drug-Free Workplace In accordance with Parkers policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Parker-Hannifin, Bowling Green , Materials Manager I, Other , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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