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Materials Manager - (85271)
Sanmina Corporation Costa Mesa, CA
$121k-159k (estimate)
Full Time | Durable Manufacturing 3 Months Ago

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Sanmina Corporation is Hiring a Materials Manager - (85271) Near Costa Mesa, CA

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM) is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina Corporation provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina Corporation has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world.

Materials Manager

Job Purpose:

The candidate must have experience in materials management. Will direct and control all materials activities including; Production Planning, Inventory Control, Warehousing, and Shipping/Receiving. Will develop and implement policies and procedures, material schedules and coordinate the efficient movement of materials within Purchasing, Planning, and Production.

Nature of Duties:

  • Develop policy and procedures in materials purchasing, inventory control, receiving and storage, distribution, material processing, and returns.
  • Develop and maintain an inventory control system for items stored in the plant to ensure proper practices, including; transactions in Oracle, delivery of materials to and from storage, monitoring of inventory reports, timely purging of non-conforming materials, warehouse storage techniques, and use of FIFO and traceability procedures.
  • Manage the Materials Planning, Purchasing, Warehousing, Receiving, and Shipping departments and guide staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Supervise Materials Planners, Buyers, Handlers, and Shippers to ensure all necessary material is planned, requisitioned, consumed, and shipped using proper procedures and completed in a timely manner.
  • Avoid excess inventories using Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Utilize procedures to guarantee best prices and services to ensure plant is competitive.
  • Investigate and solve problems resulting from materials shortages.
  • Manage cycle count process to ensure inventories are accurate in financial and inventory management systems.
  • Manage materials from end to end, including; supplier selection, implementation strategy, and ongoing improvement across our value added supply base that drives the highest level of service to our customers.
  • Negotiate agreements and manage ongoing contracts and relationships with strategic suppliers.
  • Drive process improvements in the area of demand/commit, cost reduction planning, supply chain flexibility, and data management.
  • Define and manage appropriate key performance metrics related to supply chain execution.
  • Works closely with customer-focused teams to fully understand planned volumes to be manufactured and then participating in S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) meetings
  • Drives Oracle based system to drive on time delivery and productivity through efficient job planning and shop balance to meet customer’s needs and company financial goals.
  • Drives P&L efficiency through cost savings programs and efficient material purchasing and shop controls.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a 4 year college degree or equivalent job experience
  • 7 years experience, including 3 years in purchasing - Direct experience in supervising individual contributors, clerical, and hourly associates is necessary.
  • Strong knowledge of distribution center operations, transportation, supplier operations, operations management, cost-benefit analysis, process improvement, demand planning, inventory management and logistics strategy
  • Able to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously while staying on target to reach expected goals and direct both a strong tactical procurement organization along with successfully implementing strategic supply chain solutions.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office.
  • Oracle experience is desired.
  • Six Sigma experience in manufacturing settings, Design for Supply Chain and lean manufacturing experience is an asset.
  • Strong production control management experience that is data and systems driven as opposed to tribal knowledge undisciplined or undocumented PC methods.

Salary range: $90,000 - $125,000.

In addition, Sanmina Provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Sanmina is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

This is an ITAR facility and applicant must be a US Citizen or a lawful Permanent Resident

Job Summary


Full Time


Durable Manufacturing


$121k-159k (estimate)









15,000 - 50,000








$5B - $10B


Durable Manufacturing

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