Materials Manager – Lancaster, PA

A custom plastic injection molding company, that has been in business for over 40 years, wants to hire an experienced Materials Manager.  The Materials Manager administers materials management functions, such as; planning, procurement, storage, inventory control, and distribution of plastic materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.


  • Managing the flow of raw and packaging plastic materials, finished and unfinished goods, parts, and assemblies within or between plant departments, suppliers and customers to meet production and shipping schedules.
  • Maintaining the inventory control system to assure it is timely and accurate.
  • Developing policies and procedures to ensure timely and accurate flow of materials within the plant and to ensure physical inventory variance meets corporate objectives.
  • Assessing material availability/need and coordinating requisition of materials with other departments and establishes delivery times according to customer due dates and production priorities.
  • Arranging for in-plant transfer of materials to meet production schedules.
  • Arranging transportation for purchased materials, work in progress, and finished goods using company box truck, LTL, FedEx and UPS
  • Examining material delivered to the production departments to verify it meets
  • Investigating and solving problems resulting from out of stocks, material shortages and delays.
  • Keeping abreast of new sources for supplies and materials.


  • Associates degree or minimum 2 years college equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of materials management experience required
  • Strong experience working with ERP systems.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $70,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and a 401(k) with matching.

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