Nestlé Purina is expanding once again! Our newest facility in Eden, North Carolina is set to open in 2022. Revitalized from a former brewery, our plant will use modern production capabilities to meet increasing demand for dry pet food. This growing demand will help establish more than an estimated 300 jobs by 2024, made possible by Nestlé Purina’s $450 million investment. Designed with sustainability and safety front of mind, this facility will play a pivotal role in our global environment commitment of Zero Waste for Disposal, Caring for Water, 100 percent renewable electricity use and zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. We’re thrilled to call Eden, North Carolina home to our 22nd factory in the U.S. and looking forward to serving pets and the people who love them!
For over a century, we’ve revolutionized pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere – a mission we accomplish through three core pursuits: passion, safety, and innovation. As the Materials Manager you will be a key contributor to this mission by ensuring the factory has the ingredients they need to fulfill orders.
The Materials Manager will oversee the storage and shipping of ingredients and packaging materials. You will work closely with Production, Operations Planning, and Transportation departments to ensure the factory has the appropriate ingredient inventory to maintain effective production while maximizing inventory turnover. The Materials Manager will manage a team that sources ingredients and coordinates delivery schedules.
- Ensure the plant has adequate inventories to meet the production schedule
- Maintain supplier and carrier relationships
- Manage inbound freight organization and budget, including demurrage via rail
- Source carriers to haul freight and negotiate contracts
- Manage storage inventory, payments, receipts, and communication
- Review current price reports, inbound freight bills, and additional charges
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain, Accounting, or a related field
- 3+ years of experience with materials buying or transportation in manufacturing, warehouse, military or related environment
- 2+ years of leadership experience
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