• Material Manager

    Job Locations US-MI-Warren
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 8:25 AM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Nine Mile Road LLC
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Materials Manager is responsible for the coordination of planning, sourcing, purchasing, moving, storing and controlling materials in an optimum manner so as to provide excellent customer service, both internally and externally, at a minimum cost.


    • Manage the Materials department.
    • Negotiate with outside contractors and vendors for bids.
    • Interview, train, develop, evaluate, promote, and discipline subordinate personnel.
    • Drive continuous improvement activities and teams.
    • Procures production/non-production materials at the facility and ensures delivery, transportation, handling and storage of all materials on site are properly managed.  
    • Participate in Corrective Action Plan development, implementation and follow-up as quality problems occur.
    • Develop a rating system to evaluate vendor quality, price, delivery and service.  Designs implements, manages and monitors material reporting systems to meet Company requirements.
    • Develop and maintain suppliers who provide high quality products and services at a better price.  
    • Maintain information on usages, storage and inventory of all production materials.  Define procedures that ensure product identification and traceability.
    • Cultivate and expand positive employee morale.
    • Document all activities as required.
    • Provide support and maintain compliance with all company guidelines, union contracts, TS16949, ISO14001, and all applicable government regulations and standards.


    andidates should have the following qualifications and/or experience:

    • Computer skills including Word, Excel, AS400.
    • Automotive manufacturing and sequencing experience a must.
    • 7+ years directly relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • High school diploma or GED, Bachelor degree preferred.
    • Self motivated with good attendance.


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


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