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Allegion Materials Control Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Creating Peace of Mind by Pioneering Safety and Security

At Allegion, we help keep the people you know and love safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 30 brands, 11,000+ employees globally and products sold in 130 countries, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond.

Materials Control Manager

The Materials Control Manager will be responsible for all production scheduling, materials planning, materials control, materials strategy, and all materials project initiatives. This position is also a key enabler of lean and continuous improvement in the plant. In addition, this position is accountable for materials department indirect labor productivity.

What You Will Do:

  • Primary point of responsibility for materials management for the site.

  • Ensures optimization of all materials management activities including scheduling, purchasing, inventory control, materials movement, supplier performance measurement, and indirect materials management.

  • Responsible for the implementation, support and compliance of the Materials and SIOP standard work playbook processes and systems to facilitate the fulfillment process from production planning to material procurement and warehousing, through product shipment.

  • Facilitates interaction with Sourcing, Engineering, Accounting, Marketing and Quality Assurance in support of the business’s strategic goals.

  • Develop and drive countermeasures for underperforming key processes and/or material suppliers.

  • Provide leadership in selecting, developing and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of materials functions and Allegion’s operating goals and objectives.

  • Manage suppliers, materials and inventory in a manner consistent with the requirements of a Lean Six-Sigma manufacturing environment.

  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating and delegating.

  • Organize activities & assigning jobs accordingly to the staff requirements.

  • Provide required support to Global Procurement Commodity Leaders as needed during supplier selection process.

  • Develop and implement a professional development program for materials personnel.

  • Ensure alignment of the production plan to the published SIOP consensus plan.

  • Drive improved supplier relationships.

  • In-depth knowledge of computerized integrated information systems (manufacturing, materials management, production planning, procurement and distribution) and a superior understanding of manufacturing material flow in a plant.

  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and provide dedicated support of internal customer requirements.

  • Must be a proactive change agent and possess leadership skills to build and maintain a team oriented environment while leveraging lean methodologies.

  • Must have solid interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate staff and to interact with various departments throughout the organization.

  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.

  • Must know how to influence bottom line results.

  • Must be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational skills, with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.

  • Must be able to work well in high pressure, fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution.

  • Must be proficient in information technology systems utilized in Materials Management.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering discipline (MBA desirable).

  • Certification in production and inventory management, or commitment to obtain within the first 24 months of employment.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the integrated functions of materials management in a manufacturing environment that has embraced lean concepts, MRP manufacturing practices, and progressive supplier relationships.

  • A minimum of 3 years in managerial experience focusing on standardizing planning & execution, reducing sourcing complexity, and talent development.

  • Experience with rate-based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.

  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.

  • Experience with visual management systems.

Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:

  • You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there’s plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, “this is your business, run with it”.

  • You value personal well-being and balance, because we do too!

  • You’re looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.

  • You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!

What You’ll Get from Us:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”.

  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work

  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can “serve others, not yourself”

  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths testing and coaching

Apply Today!

Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow’s world a safer place!

We Celebrate Who We Are!

Allegion is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. Together, we embrace all differences and similarities among colleagues, as well as the differences and similarities within the relationships that we foster with customers, suppliers and the communities where we live and work. Whatever your background, experience, race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, we will make sure that you have every opportunity to impress us in your application and the opportunity to give your best at work, not because we’re required to, but because it’s the right thing to do. We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If for any reason you cannot apply through our career site and require an accommodation or assistance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team .

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