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Division Materials Manager

Windsor Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturing of wood and vinyl windows and patio doors and a Division of Woodgrain Millwork, has an immediate opening for a Division Materials Manager at the West Des Moines, Iowa location.

This individual is responsible for all aspects, activities, and functions related to the Materials Supply Chain for the Window Division (5 plants).   This involves focus on establishing a strong, cost efficient and effective supply chain by managing the supplier partnerships and vendor relations throughout the Division along with being responsible to lead and manage supplier negotiations, procurement, storage, movement, inventory accuracy, inventory turns, and logistics.  Extensive travel is required.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be an integral part of the Windsor’s senior management team
  • Actively lead Windsor’s efforts in effective supplier management
  • Actively manage the “cost/value relationship” of all materials and suppliers
  • Provide supply chain and procurement leadership and direction to all plants
  • Serve as an integral part of Windsor product development process 

This candidate must have excellent communication skills and have working knowledge of systems used within the Windsor workplace.   This individual will need to define problems and determine solutions.    The ability to gather large amounts of information and forecast results accurately is a must along with solid analytical skills.   SAP certification/experience desired.  APICS certification preferred.    Window and door manufacturing experience preferred or helpful.   Education/experience includes a 4 year degree and/or a minimum of 5 years of production control/supply chain management experience in a manufacturing environment. 

Windsor Windows & Doors offers a strong benefit package.  A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.