Job Title:  Materials Manager

Req ID:  31734
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Bishops Stortford, HRT, GB, CM23 5GZ


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Materials Manager will be responsible for efficiently coordinating the inbound and outbound movement of materials and associated functions such as planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials based on customer needs, inventory targets and production schedules.


Collaborate with other Managers and team members to determine supply needs for internal and external customers

Coordinate and supervise the Planning and Purchasing functions to ensure efficient and timely arrival of supplies and materials according to specification

Management and control of Stores Dept receiving and warehouse procedures, to ensure high performance of supplies distribution in the organization and to meet customer demands

        Manage the development of supplier performance to meet the business needs including purchasing schedule requirements, cost                   reduction opportunities and new sourcing opportunities





Duties - cont'd

Resolve material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions while identifying and creating strategic solutions to improve material flow at multiple levels

Develop and execute inventory cycle count process to assure high inventory accuracies

Ensure prompt and accurate updating of computer systems

Liaise and coordinate with logistics to develop efficient processes and visibility from order receipt for Planning and Purchasing functions

Coordinate functions for outbound processes to ensure prompt delivery of goods in accordance with key stakeholders and demand schedule

Education Degree

  • Vocational/Technical

Required Experience

Experience in an Engineering environment, working as a Materials Manager with excellent communication and leadership skills - 3 years

In Depth knowledge of supply chain and inventory management systems, with proven experience in this area - 3 years

Hands on experience with forecasting and procurement tools, collating and developing business KPIs, and ability to make cost savings through Continuous Improvement - 3 years

Preferred Experience



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  31734
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Bishops Stortford, HRT, GB, CM23 5GZ

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