Materials Agent, Senior

at Marvin in Ripley, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


A Senior Materials Agent manages material and supply chain needs for the company. It is their responsibility to acquire the appropriate quantity of goods in a professional, reliable, and responsive manner at the negotiated price while meeting quality, schedule, and performance requirements. You will be responsible for managing and maintaining supplier relationships, analyzing materials costs, stocking levels, spend based on volume, and product mix. This role will also be involved in project management and facilitating production part approval.

Highlights of your role

+ Manage the Supply Chain to ensure a continuous flow of quality materials in a cost-effective manner. This includes prompt resolution of any quality, delivery, and supplier relationship issues at the root-cause level to maintain a ship-to-use status. Anticipate supply chain risks and develop contingencies as needed.

+ Maintain mutually beneficial supplier relationships on quality, pricing, delivery and all other terms of business, ensuring partnerships meet the short- and long-term goals of both Marvin companies and its suppliers.

+ Work with Maintenance to ensure materials meet the company’s needs for new and improved products, including sourcing, development, qualification, and transition to production approved status.

+ Manage the cost of assigned materials through active cost reduction, price negotiation, bulk purchasing/contracting, and supply benchmarking.

+ Handles capital equipment expenditures, including PO creation, quotes, and project budgets.

+ Manage the store room and a team of MRO associates

You’re a good fit if you have (or if you can)

+ Bachelor or Associate degree in a related field is helpful.

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality and work well under pressure.

+ Build strong partnerships – internally and externally.

We also want to make sure you have:

+ At least 5 years MRO purchasing experience required.

+ Proven supervisory experience

+ Microsoft Office Suite experience required.

We invite you to See Yourself at Marvin

From people to products, Marvin is committed to creating better ways of living. When you join this family-owned and -led window and door company, you belong to a community full of opportunities.

For more than 100 years, we’ve been designing, building, and engineering premier products. Today, in our 16 locations across North America, we manufacture Marvin’s portfolio of products, which includes Infinity Replacement Windows, TruStile Doors, and Marvin Coastline brands. Together, we live our values and enjoy a culture that feels like home.

Our better living approach to benefits supports you at work and beyond. From day one, you receive health insurance, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a 401(k) retirement savings match and more!

A few unique offerings include:

+ $300 annual wellbeing account to spend on whatever makes you happy + healthy

+ Better Living Day! (a paid day off to go have some fun)

+ $$ Annual profit sharing – get rewarded for the role everyone plays in making Marvin a success

+ Giving at Marvin – join coordinated volunteer opportunities

+ Brighter Days Fund – financial support thanks to your colleagues and the Marvin family should you suffer a personal hardship

When you belong to the Marvin team, it’s all part of the package. Apply today!

Marvin is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Accommodation may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any employment offer depends on completing a background check and drug screen to company standards.

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Job Posting: JC254530020

Posted On: Jan 31, 2024

Updated On: Feb 25, 2024

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