The average salary for a Materials Manager with Inventory Management skills is $74,284.
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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…Read more
Materials Manager Tasks
- 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.
- Document and analyze all materials quality, movement, and use.
- Maintain inventory accuracy and turnover to allow production.
- Ensure that inventory is available and distributed across the organization to meet performance goals.
Popular Employer Salaries for Materials Manager
The top respondents for the job title Materials Manager are from the companies Parker Hannifin Corp, Johnson Controls Inc and Pentair. Reported salaries are highest at Parker Hannifin Corp where the average pay is $98,631. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Johnson Controls Inc and Pentair, earning around $96,403 and $91,966, respectively. Select Medical Corporation pays the lowest at around $50,376. United Surgical Partners International and Alliance HealthCare Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,000 and $76,471, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Materials Manager
Skills in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Supply Chain and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Procurement.
Pay by Experience Level for Materials Manager
An entry-level Materials Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,006 based on 17 salaries. An early career Materials Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,397 based on 367 salaries. A mid-career Materials Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,103 based on 375 salaries. An experienced Materials Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,874 based on 480 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,112.
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Employees with Materials Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (19.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.4% less) and San Antonio, Texas (15.1% less).
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