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Materials Manager - Salary

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Materials Manager - Salary

This current wage range for this position is $111,200 to $166,900 annually

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What we’re about:

  • Innovation-We consistently generate new
  • ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
  • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
  • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
  • Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

This highly visible position located at our Victorville, CA Facility.

What you’ll do:

This position oversees the areas of Production Planning, Materials Management, & Inventory Control for the Victorville, CA Facility.  This facility manufactures laundry and cat litter products for Church & Dwight’s consumer products businesses. Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Materials Manager is responsible for managing and leading the Materials Management function at the plant in accordance with the policies and practices of Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for plant scheduling and inventory control strategies that maximize company investment while maintaining high levels of service to trade. 
  • Continuously assess raw material yields and provide support to plant process improvement activities related to waste, scrap and usages. 
  • Manage the budget for Material purchases.
  • Manage new product introduction timelines, system accuracy and interfaces with corporate key contacts.  Facilitates with all departments internal to plant to ensure products are produced on time and correct the first time.
  • Works in conjunction with Quality and Manufacturing to provide the most efficient approach to integration of new items while maintaining high packaging conversions.
  • Develops cost savings programs focusing on reducing complexity in manufacturing and materials management/handling. 
  • Provides leadership in team effectiveness by sharing information and encouraging the participation of all team members, building commitment to common goals and motivating team members.
  • Build a team climate by creating an environment that is focused on its people and their contributions.
  • Provides proper leadership and training for direct reports including individual development plans in technical, supervisory, and managerial areas.
  • Manage a staff of hourly and salary employees in the areas of planning, inventory control & material management.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree of Arts or Science in related field required.
  • 5 - 10 years of broad-based Materials Management experience in a manufacturing plant environment required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely in multiple media – verbal, written, etc.
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced work environment, calm under pressure and flexibility to direct work force and adapt to changing schedules as appropriate.
  • Strong leadership abilities and skills as a team builder, coach, and mentor.
  • Strong computer skills (SAP and MS Office Suite).
  • Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.

What we’ll offer:

  • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
  • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
  • Career ownership & development
  • Diversity & Sustainability

Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance; the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

Drug Free Workplace:

All applicants who have received an offer of employment, as a condition of employment, are subject to our pre-employment drug testing process. The pre-employment testing procedure consists of a 7 panel urine sample test. Positive results will result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment immediately and the applicant will no longer be considered for employment. 

PLEASE NOTE: Medical Marijuana is not accepted as an exemption even where medical marijuana use is legal under state law, regulation or ordinance: testing positive for the presence of Marijuana or its metabolites will be considered a positive result and will result in withdrawal of the offer.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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