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Serta Simmons Materials Manager in Aurora, Colorado

Reports to: Operations Manager


Manages constant supply of raw materials required to support production in a high velocity, just-in-time, make-to-order, Lean manufacturing environment.


Foster a safety culture and the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries

Manage timely receipt and disposition of materials

Plan, order, execute and manage storage of critical raw materials in accordance with supplier selections and guidelines provided by Sourcing Operations using MAP/MRP system

Oversee Lean raw material replenishment and storage on the production floor, including initial set up, daily usage estimates, trigger points, and reorder quantities

Plan for material life cycle management and elimination of obsolete inventory items. Work to reduce waste through the value chain

Create and issue quality alerts

Report on quality defects of raw materials to Sourcing Operations for resolution

Maintain accurate inventory levels in line with cost and service goals by using MRP system and taking cycle counts as needed to resolve discrepancies

Participate in cycle count process and ensure that materials are stored in the designated locations

Maintain an optimum inbound delivery profile. Assist with inbound freight cost management

Assist Supply Chain Manager by identifying opportunities to improve KRA's (key results areas) while growing the business through service excellence


8-10 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment

BA/BS Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

Strong computer (proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite), analytical and organizational skills

Experience with OSHA

APICS/CPM certification preferred

Up to 25% travel

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Denver Plant (Simmons)