• Full Time
  • Oshkosh, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 140762


Are you a Direct Hire – Materials Manager who has ERP system experience? Are you a Direct Hire – Materials Manager who has effective supervisory and leadership skills?

Our client specializes in manufacturing custom wood products.


As a Materials Manager, you will negotiate pricing and terms with suppliers and inbound freight carriers.

  • Identify new supplier opportunities
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers regarding inventory management, quality and pricing
  • Appraise supplier manufacturing ability through on-site visits and metrics
  • Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance
  • Utilize MRP to minimize inventory cost, lead time and freight costs
  • Resolve customer and supplier inquiries regarding order status, delivery or changes
  • Leverage relationships with suppliers to expedite deliveries, resolve shortages or delivery issues
  • Evaluate pricing and variances between price book to current prices
  • Oversee, mentor and mange Purchasing departmental staff with goals
  • Identify, manage and implement projects to reduce costs and improve quality/delivery of products
  • Maximize inventory turns and reduce waste by assessing and selecting effective transportation routes


  • 5+ years of experience in a supply chain or purchasing role
  • Experience or familiarity with the custom wood products industry is a plus
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or a related field
  • Excellent computer skills
  • ERP system experience
  • AS400 or Salesforce experience is a plus
  • MS Office products experience
  • MSWD and Excel skills
  • Negotiation skills and assertiveness
  • Effective time-management skills
  • Supervisory skills to effectively motivate and manage team members
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Detail oriented and accurate


  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays


Hours: Full-time day shift hours

Length: Direct Hire

Pay for the Materials Manager position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Oshkosh,WI

Job ID: 140762

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.