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Materials Manager

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: Newberry
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

At Trane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King®  - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary?

Trane Technologies is hiring a Materials Manager in Newberry, SC. The Materials Manager will be responsible for all production scheduling, materials planning, inventory strategy, and all materials project initiatives across multiple focus factories and Product Growth Teams. This position is also a key enabler of lean and continuous improvement in the plant. Key performance indicators for this position are inventory turns, on-time shipping to requested date and/or order fill rate, and days past due for all products and lines for the site.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Primary point of responsibility for materials management and planning strategy for the entire site.

  • Ensures optimization of materials management activities including scheduling, purchasing, inventory planning, supplier performance measurement, and indirect materials management.

  • Responsible for the implementation, support and compliance of the Materials and SIOP standard work playbook processes and systems to facilitate the fulfillment process from production planning to material procurement and order management.

  • Develop and drive countermeasures for underperforming key processes and/or material suppliers.

  • Manage suppliers, materials and inventory in a manner consistent with the requirements of a Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing environment.

  • Provide required support to Global Procurement Commodity Leaders as needed during supplier selection process, as well as promoting APICS certification throughout the facility.

  • Ensure alignment of the production plan to the published SIOP consensus plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Associate's Degree and 5 years of relative experience required in lieu of Bachelor's Degree.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the integrated functions of materials management in a manufacturing environment that has embraced lean concepts, MRP manufacturing practices, and progressive supplier relationships.

  • Leadership experience focusing on standardizing planning & execution, reducing sourcing complexity, and talent development.

  • Experience with rate-based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.

  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP, visual management systems, scheduling, and lean manufacturing processes.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: Trane Technologies, Columbia , Materials Manager, Other , Newberry, South Carolina

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