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With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Responsibilities for Materials Manager

• Maintain and promote a safe work environment for all employees. Drive safety culture and be a role model for others
• Maintains optimum inventory levels to ensure on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements
• Responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery
• Establishes procedures and supervises physical inventory and monthly cycle counts
• Supervise, evaluate, and coach staff members
• Interfaces with product planners and production for the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments
• Maintain relationships and negotiate with suppliers
• Purchase supplies and materials according to specifications
• Ensures that the company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all materials department functions

Qualifications for Materials Manager
• 3+ years' experience in logistics role or related experience

• BS in Business, Economics or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a materials management environment
• Ability to lead team members
• Customer service-oriented
• Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems
• Knowledgeable of forecasting and budgeting
• Ability to solve problems swiftly
• Working knowledge of SAP and SAP MM
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Elkhart
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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