The average salary for a Materials Manager with Microsoft Excel skills is $69,604.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Materials Manager
Skills in Inventory Management, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Supply Chain, Procurement and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $54,799 based on 14 salaries. An early career Materials Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,945 based on 178 salaries. A mid-career Materials Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,785 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Materials Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,053 based on 188 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,445.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Materials Manager in their job title in Columbus, Ohio earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (19.1% more) and Houston, Texas (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (18.1% less), Austin, Texas (4.6% less) and Denver, Colorado (1.2% less).
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