Materials Manager

Framery is now looking for an eager and energetic manager for materials management to join our rapidly growing company in Tampere.  We truly believe that excellence of material handling within our supply chain will enable our success also in the future. That’s why we need more power to our team that we are able to make “state of art” supply chain for Framery. In this role you are responsible for management of operative procurement and material handling process from our suppliers to our production. This enables great view of the business and opportunity to make an impact, surrounded by passionate co-workers.

Job duties and responsibilities

  • Owner of the material handling process from our suppliers to our production, which goal is continuous availability of materials and components for our production needs
  • Leading and developing materials management team which consists of operative buying and inbound & inhouse logistics
  • As a leader we expect you to take a real leader role of your team and develop team to bring best value. You are expected to provide regular coaching and feedback. You will be responsible for leading change and inspiring your team every day
  • Managing inventory levels & accuracy, purchasing and invoice handling
  • Implementing VMIs (vendormanaged-inventory) with our suppliers and/or 3rd parties
  • Leaning material handling process which means especially demanddriven purchasing logic, greater visibility of our suppliers’ performance, simplified information flow & packaging of materials (e.g. shipping and receiving processes)
  • Developing from longterm material management perspective our forecasting process with our sales & operations planning
  • Close cooperation internally especially with our sourcing, production, sales & operations planning and externally close co-operation with both our domestic and international suppliers

Our ideal candidate would have

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Proven experience from materials management in manufacturing industry
  • Strong knowledge from purchasing, inventory management and supplier cooperation
  • Get things done attitude – strive for impact
  • Strategic thinking with “hands on” attitude
  • Great prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to handle well highpressure situations
  • Full professional communication proficiency in English and Finnish
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field
  • Good command of modern IT tools

Please send your application through the link below, latest on 5.5.2019 as we will proceed with most potential candidates quickly. We hope that you can start working with us as soon as possible. Applications sent through the link will be added to our recruitment system, which is our primary channel when recruiting new co-workers so please do not email the application.

Regarding any questions concerning additional information about the position and job description please contact Head of Supply Chain Hannu Seppä +358 40 548 4614 during the following times:
Tuesday 23.4. at 11-12
Wednesday 24.4. at 15-16
Thursday 2.5. at 15-16

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Employment type: Full time, permanent


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Phone: +358415058775
Location: Patamäenkatu 7 33900 Tampere
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