Materials Manager

Principal Duties and responsibilities:
Effectively manage the purchase raw materials, production supplies and capital equipment in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Work with the Manufacturing Manager to ensure materials are always available to meet planned production schedules.
Work with the technical team to source materials, advise lead times and deliver components on target to meet new product requirements.
Develop relations with key vendors, establish their technical capability and work with them to source and identify new materials, manage potential stock –outs or material discontinuations.

Build and maintain a motivated competent warehouse team.

Manage the receipt of raw materials and supplies in accordance with the quality system.

Implement and maintain effective stock management and purchasing control systems.

Actively manage inventory to minimise inventory-carrying costs and ensure accuracy of same through cycle counting and effective location management.

Person Specification
Should have a materials management qualification.

S/he should have a proven track record in Supply Chain Management Project Planning and Execution.

Experience in a medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing industry is necessary.

Must have a good working knowledge of the medical device industry specifically in the
areas of Change Control and Validation


For further information contact Maria on 094 9029944 and email CV to


Your Recruitment Consultant is Maria

Maria is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with Arcon Recruitment. Maria is responsible for developing relationships with new and existing companies and assisting them with all aspects of their recruitment requirements.