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$15.95
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Job Description for Materials Specialist

A materials specialist is generally responsible for evaluating materials and developing machinery and processes in order to manufacture those materials. Those in this position work in a variety of environments, from laboratories and factories to the military. The position generally requires a Bachelor’s degree, and even a Doctorate degree in some fields. Recommended degrees include: Materials Engineering, Textile Sciences and Engineering, and Ceramic Sciences and Engineering. A materials specialist typically keeps daytime “office hours;” however, different shifts or extended hours are not out of the ordinary.

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Materials Specialist Tasks

  • Develop and manage the flow of inbound and outbound materials.
  • Maintain inventory control and report anticipated material requests.
  • Monitor parts movement and manufacturer performance.

Materials Specialist Job Listings

Materials Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Tallahassee?

Materials Specialist in Tallahassee:
"Im doing the same job as the male before me with $6 decrease."
Pros: Cost of living.
Cons: Nothing to do.

Materials Specialist in Denver:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: I love what I actually do because I work with a lot of different people. Every day is different and it is very fast-paced and dynamic.
Cons: I feel underpaid and underappreciated. Upper management has changed quite a bit lately and I don't feel that I'm being recognized.

Key Stats for Materials Specialist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 14%