Materials Manager- machining Greater Bridgeport, CT

Have some background in machining? You’ll handle a staff of 16, including Managers of Purchasing, Production Planning, and Shipping. This is one of the most profitable divisions in the international publicly held corporation, with 175 employees and about $69MM in sales. Their customers include a long list of Fortune 50 aerospace corporations and they have orders locked in past 2020. Their aggressive $595 MM parent corporation has a goal of making one acquisition a year, and they have been on track with this for at least ten years. Tecause this organization is so fluid, future opportunities for career growth abound. They requested a Materials Manager strong in financial analysis who can reorganize the departments to improve on-time delivery. They are doing CNC machining, mostly grinding, and there are screw machine products, as well. Heat treating and coating is done by outside suppliers. The suburban facility is located close to I –95. They use an older “ASI” MRP System running on an AS/400. This position could lead to a Director title, reporting to the Vice President, with responsibility for multiple manufacturing sites in Connecticut. Salary target is $110,000 to $125,000, but will show them qualified Managers at higher levels. Benefits include Aetna Choice POS II Medical, Met Life Dental, vision care, tuition aid, and 401 (k). The position is bonus-eligible. At this point, they are looking at local candidates.
Requires permanent U.S. residency, a Bachelors degree, and ten or more years of materials management experience with a manufacturer doing CNC machining with exposure to all facets–purchasing, production planning, logistics, and inventory control. Any aerospace industry background is preferred, but not required. They require a manager strong in data analysis who can make decisions based on manufacturing scheduling, planning, purchasing, and inventory levels.

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