A Materials Manager earns an average salary of $73,819 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management, SAP Materials Management (SAP MM), Forecasting, Logistics, and Inventory Control.
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$46,451 - $101,765
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MEDIAN: $73,819
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$13.60 - $28.47
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,451 - $101,765  
   
Bonus
$490.94 - $14,031  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,826  
Total Pay (?
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$39,857 - $105,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,133
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $28.47  
   
Overtime
$20.58 - $43.36  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$490.94 - $14,031  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,826  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,857 - $105,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Job Description for Materials Manager

The materials manager oversees the intake and distribution of all components and materials used by organizations. They are responsible for delegating tasks to subordinates and overseeing the completion of these tasks. The materials manager also maintains inventory levels to meet demand, as well as oversees purchasing and the shipping and receiving process. The materials manager must create and maintain relationships with suppliers. This incudes scheduling regular audits of the approved suppliers and materials. They maintain proper documentation and must have excellent record-keeping skills. The materials manager also oversees employee training and the documenting training performance.

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Materials Manager Tasks

  • Maintain inventory accuracy and turnover to allow production.
  • Ensure that inventory is available and distributed across the organization to meet performance goals.
  • Document and analyze all materials quality, movement, and use.
  • Manage supplier relationships, lead negotiations, and track quality, price, and delivery metrics.
  • Modify processes and procedures for shipping, receiving, transport, and inventory control to reduce waste and increase throughput.

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National Average: $70,348

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Materials Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Materials Manager?

Materials Manager in Eden Prairie:
"Materials World."
Pros: I like having an impact on the various different facets of the organization and being able to drive for results as well as reach measurable objectives.
Cons: Sometimes it feels like you are the pickle in the middle and are getting a beat down from other departments.

Materials Manager in Santa Ana:
"Roller Coaster."
Pros: Planning projects is very intensive and provides many challenges. You feel accomplished when everything goes to planning and is very rewarding when you get the whole team to work together too.
Cons: Time constraints, other people not fulfilling their duties in time management, lack of communication of vital information, and high stress with deadlines that are upcoming or late.

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Experience Affects Materials Manager Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Skills That Affect Materials Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 46%


Forecasting
up arrow 21%

Logistics
up arrow 19%

Inventory Control
up arrow 17%

SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
up arrow 14%

ERP
up arrow 12%


Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 10%



Procurement
up arrow 3%

Purchasing
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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