MEC Inc.

Materials Manager

2 weeks ago
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161 Rock Church Road SE


MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of prototyping, manufacturing, production fabricating, coating and assembly services to a variety of markets including agricultural, construction, military, recreational and commercial automotive industry.


If you are looking for a rewarding career and to be part of a world-class team, you’ve come to the right place. This is your Company!  MEC is 100% Employee-Owned Company – employees own a share of the company.  We truly take “ownership” in everything we do!


Our culture encourages open dialogue, the sharing of ideas, and recognizes that everyone has something to contribute. We operate on a first name basis and emphasize the following shared values: teamwork; safety; giving 110%; respect for each other; and diversity.  We are focused on our customers and believe in providing excellent value to our customers is Key to long-term success.  Finally, at MEC you will find a Company that feels more like a family.  We provide more than MEC jobs, we provide careers.


At MEC you’ll also find that we offer excellent employee benefits: competitive compensation package; 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan; Insurance Benefits; Paid Time Off; and a relocation package to those who qualify.


MEC is currently looking for a Materials Manager for our Greenwood, SC manufacturing facility.  And in this position the top candidate will direct the Materials Management and Accuracy Team consisting of Inventory Control, Production Planning, Shipping/Receiving, and Material Handlers to maximize customer requirements.


  • Manage material transactions from receiving to shipping.
  • Develop and execute practices with regard to material planning, inventory management and cycle counting.
  • Plan and schedule material flow to ensure appropriate warehousing and distribution of raw material, work-in-process, and finished goods.
  • Manage and maintain an accurate inventory database.
  • Develop and maintain a system of accountability for obsolete and nonconforming materials.
  • Responsible for effectively planning, directing, and executing the activities of the Materials Team using a systems and database approach to meet the needs of the business.
  • Identify, plan, and implement activities designed to reduce costs while improving quality, safety, and delivery methods.

Supervisory Responsibilities  Manages staff who are responsible for day to day activities this position is responsible for the direction and evaluation of this area. Supervises in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsible to interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems in a timely manner.


Competencies  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :


Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitor activities and providing feedback.


Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform within and beyond their abilities; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.


Managing People - Includes supervising the planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.



Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience  Four-year degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, manufacturing or related field, plus a minimum of 5 years experience in production control/materials management discipline. Extensive knowledge of world class manufacturing processes such as: Kanban, MRP, JIT, and Lean Manufacturing experience.


Language Skills  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Reasoning Ability  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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