Materials Manager

  • Location

    Redditch, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Contact:

    Niall Gilligan

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Niall Gilligan

Materials Manager

Full time, Permanent

West Midlands

Salary - £60,000 - £65,000pa

Are you a Materials Manager with experience working in the aerospace or automotive sectors? If so, Gleeson Recruitment Group has a fantastic opportunity available for you. We are looking for a Materials Manager that will be reporting directly in to the Vice President of procurement and will be focusing on meeting the requirements for raw materials inclusive of all management of the material planning team and enabled suppliers for all the business areas.

This opportunity would be working for a market leading aerospace organisation who are key suppliers into Airbus, BAE and Rolls Royce plus many more.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Material requirement plan exception reports
  • Update from suppliers with certs delivered
  • Management of material launch charts daily
  • Management of stock list / stock reporting
  • Management of material in review in conjunction with contract review
  • Management of material requirement plan with purchase orders place orders or amend orders work with customer order administrator
  • Check and sign purchase orders
  • Work with operational planning team to ensure a material launch performance of 95%
  • New product induction work with engineers for samples and bulk material to meet time scales
  • Monitor delivery dates on purchase orders and supplier performance
  • Lead material supplier performance reviews internally and externally with material class suppliers along with key internal stakeholders
  • Management of C-Class bought out finished products
  • Lead and manage goods inwards department to issue material to the forging areas with a launch performance of a minimum 95%
  • Management of the material supply chain to ensure delivery on time to purchase orders
  • Work with accounts and suppliers to resolve invoice queries
  • work with sales on price and delivery for quotations in a timely and effective manner
  • Management of unacknowledged orders

If this is something that you feel could be a suitable role, please email

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