Delta Separations


Materials Manager

We are looking for a highly skilled materials manager to join our team. This role is responsible for developing policies and processes in support of the purchase of manufacturing and R&D equipment. This position requires high-level organizational skills to support and perform time sensitive processes. Applicant must be able to effectively navigate constant production/forecast changes and communicate effectively with vendors, customers and internal staff members.


  • Manage all key aspects of sourcing, material control, forecasting, and negotiations with external suppliers following established purchasing strategies, budget guidelines, technical specifications as well as supply chain requirement
  • Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Manage complex contractual agreements;negotiate terms, expiration dates etc
  • Collaborate with senior management within manufacturing, engineering, fabrication and finance to support successful launches of new products and drive continuous improvements in existing business
  • Establish supplier performance criteria and conduct annual supplier reviews, track and improve supplier performance
  • Coordinate and work with quality, engineering, inventory, shipping/receiving, machining and assembly operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by monitoring established schedules to proactively identify and address sourcing issues
  • Use Quickbooks Enterprise to maintain and update a correct count of inventory

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Significant understanding and work experience in equipment manufacturing, purchasing, inventory control,logistics, and supply chain
  • Proven experience in data mining, analysis, and reporting
  • Proficient understanding of all levels of the supply chain processes (e.g. inventory planning, warehouse management, shipping/receiving)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office,Quickbooks Enterprise, relational databases, ERP systems (e.g. SAP), MRP systems, ECO systems, Inventory management systems etc.
  • Analytical mindset coupled with a strong business acumen
  • Aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding organizational and management skills

Benefits Offered

Dental, Vision, Medical

Employment Type

Full-time Employment

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Must be available to work on-premises in beautiful Santa Rosa, California.

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