Automotive Materials Director  

Job Code (02594118) 

Location: Greenville, SC

Simpsonville, SC 


$160,000.00 – $180,000.00

Full Benefits:


Interview Exp:


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Tier #1 Automotive

  • ¬ No interest in Purchasing professionals
  • ¬ No VISA sponsorship
  • ¬ Must have Dominate Materials responsibility and multi-site leadership
  • ¬ Must be a recent Materials Management leader in Tier #1 Automotive
  • ¬ Must have a stable career history with limited job movements
  • ¬ Strong knowledge of hands-on with OEM customer expectations  


Job Description

Materials Director – Automotive Components:

The Materials Director will have a strategic focus with tactical responsibilities.  

They must have an advanced broad-based supply chain management, process development and manufacturing operations knowledge.  They will drive key metric and cost reductions within the supply chain operations for multiple plants. 

Materials Director Responsibilities:


  • • Responsible for material and supply chain management operational performance for multiple plants. 
  • • Implement tools and processes that improve operating efficiency and reduce cost within operations and supporting supply chains. 
  • • Assist with the development of inventory and freight goals throughout the plants. 
  • • Seek to develop and initiate best practices across the organization.
  • • Drive a reduction in overall inventory.
  • • Assumes responsibility for minimization of obsolete inventory.
  • • Influence/Educate/Support manufacturing operations to improve key measure performance.
  • • Provide mentorship for Materials groups within each plant. 
  • • Contribute to company’s continuous quality improvement processes.
  • • Key measure responsibilities for Customer Delivery Performance, Inventory, Freight, Inventory Loss. 
  • • Support the plants with New Program Launch activities.
  • • Responsible for material systems and processes within Materials Operations. 

 Education/ Qualifications: 


  • • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • • Must have recent experience in Automotive Industry.
  • • Experience with supply chain visibility tools.
  • • In-depth working knowledge of ERP Systems.
  • • Superior leadership skills – influence all facets of the organization, mentoring, coaching and teaching.
  • • Excellent analytical problem solving skills and strong influential leadership skills. 
  • • Strong technical, planning, negotiating and presentation skills.
  • • Strong organizational and planning skills.

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