Materials Manager - Dillon, SC

United States of America
South Carolina
Wyman Gordon
Full Time



With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

•    Develop & implement SIOP process 
o    Analyze, model, and report projected machine demand, constraints, capacity, work center load hours, cycle times, inventory, etc.
o    Develop schedules that reduce inventories, meet or exceed financial forecasts, and provide product to customers on time.
o    Drive the development of improved inventory, production, and shipment control and reporting systems. Works closely with IT personnel to review and develop functionality in the manufacturing systems.
o    Contribute to creation of financial forecasts for throughput, capacity, inventory, raw material availability, etc.
•    Set and maintain the TOC lines.
•    Works closely with Engineering for the set-up of Bills of Materials and routers.
•    Provides scheduling information to shop personnel 
•    Provides information and reports to appropriate personnel as needed.
•    Coordinate raw material procurement & generate supplier and customer LOBs, to ensure correct raw material inventory levels at the appropriate time for supporting the operating plan.  Liaison between Purchasing and Customer Service Departments for scheduling raw material. 
•    Primary ownership for metrics related to inventory, shipments, and on-time delivery
•    Lead production, inventory, and shipping meetings
•    Track material flow to verify, influence, and report internal schedule compliance and supplier delivery performance
•    Implement lean materials systems 
•    Manage the daily activities and performance of Shipping/Receiving, Materials, and other support team members
•    Direct purchasing and export compliance resources

Required Experience and knowledge:
•    Bachelors in related field 
•    5-10 years manufacturing experience.
•    APICS certification or courses preferred
•    Ability to motivate people, particularly a production workforce.
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    LEAN Manufacturing concept implementation experience preferred
•    Exposure to and understanding of Theory of Constraints throughput and inventory management preferred

•    Staff level position reporting to the site General Manager