Materials Manager

Job Description

Reporting to the VP of Operations, the Materials Manager leads a team of 3 direct and 6 indirect staff members. Responsibilities are numerous and varied, including:

  • Manages the production scheduling, logistics, purchasing and inventory functions.
  • Oversees material procurement, production planning, scheduling of material flow in the production process and inventory control of raw, in-process and finished goods materials. 
  • Responsible for proactively maintaining customer service levels, inventory levels, scheduling efficiency, and inventory accuracy.
  • Pursues competitive advantage through continual improvement in all areas of responsibility.
  • Represents Quabbin Wire & Cable to suppliers; maintains appropriate company image and relationships. 
  • Ensures optimal planning and utilization of plant equipment to accomplish the workload.
  • Drives on-time delivery metrics.


  •  Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Business or related field
  •  Minimum 5 years in production scheduling, purchasing, inventory control and logistics
  • Substantial experience implementing and managing ERP/MRP systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to facilitate team problem-solving
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading and coaching a cohesive team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated skill at cross-functional collaboration
  • Excellent work habits and reliability
  • Lean Manufacturing and ISO 9000 experience


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid vacation/sick/personal/holidays, 401(k) with company match, excellent medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending account and more!

We conduct pre-employment testing, reference checks and pre-placement physical/drug-screening. 

*Must have received or be willing to receive the Covid-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. 

Apply online at the link below or by mail to Quabbin Wire & Cable Co., Inc. 10 Maple Street, Ware MA  01082.

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