Material Manager

RM5,000 - RM10,000 monthly
  • Meritus Consulting Sdn Bhd
  • Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time Manufacturing Purchasing-Procurement

Job Description

Career opportunity with world-leading global manufacturing and design services that create and build world’s most well-known and respected products and components in industries ranging from medical equipment to smart phones to electric cars


Job Description

• Champions the execution and deployment of standard planning and inventory strategies and systems with the customer where possible, and implement customized solutions where necessary within a local operations site.
• Drives a systematic process to receive, evaluate and fulfill customer demand across the business unit.
• Ensures that an achievable Master Schedule is in place to support both customer requirements and company revenue projections.  In developing a solid MPS, consideration should be given to materials availability, equipment capability/capacity and staffing.
• Ensures that the Master Production Schedule is loaded in alignment with customer contract(s) and liability agreements so that the materials team maintains conformance to our “Rules of the Road.” 
• Develops and supervises solid product launch plans for new business, and transition plans for products being transferred between company manufacturing sites.
• Evaluates the need for buffer inventory during the transfer process.
• Ensures continuity of product supply to our manufacturing site(s), and of finished goods to the customer throughout the transfer timeframe.
• Oversees the disposition and transfer of residual inventory to the appropriate “receiving” factory.
• Generates and analyzes inventory reports for internal business unit and / or customer use. 
• Assists the Business Unit Management team as required in evaluating and recovering the cost of excess / obsolete inventory.
• Recommends process and supply chain initiatives to lower inventory costs (hubbing, JIT, optimum manufacturing lot sizes, alternate transportation methodologies, etc.).
• May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



• Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry.

• Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
• Strong financial and analytical ability.  Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
• Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes.
• Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
• Strong and convincing communication skills.
• Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Materials Logistics Management, or related discipline.
• Equivalent proven track record in an EMS or similar environment.
• Three years related experience.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Solid understanding of electronics manufacturing and materials management is required, as well as a proven track record in negotiation, cost reduction activities and materials planning.
• Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.