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Materials Manager

Pregis LLC

This is a Full-time position in McCarran, NV posted November 24, 2021.

Materials Manager
– Reno Nevada

Company Highlights:

Pregis is a privately owned PE firm with nearly 3,100 employees in 28 plus North American facilities and additional manufacturing operations in Europe.

Our reach continues to increase with the growing global demand for a strong protective packaging partner, working through a strong network of distributors, fabricators and converting partners with support teams ready to provide industry leading service.
We are opening a new state of the art facility in Reno to support the Pregis EverTec Curbside Recyclable Mailer.

A durable, curbside recyclable mailer that unlocks the power of paper.

It’s the ONLY cost-competitive mailer that matches lightweight, padded functionality with curbside recyclability for everything ecommerce.

Better yet, it’s the option that will replace small boxes and the manual wrapping of items.

EverTec will safely ship more items in less space, while protecting against damage and increasing packing efficiency.

That’s the EverTec difference, yet another power-packed solution from your friends at Pregis.
Would you like to join our growing team?

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Materials Manager is a key leader within the plant, responsible for the materials management function, including the planning, procurement, storage, control and distribution, of materials and products to meet Pregis objectives and customer requirements in a safe and timely manner.

He or she is responsible for direction and administration of Plant Purchasing, Production Scheduling, Inventory Control, Shipping, Receiving, and Warehousing functions.


Set the tone for department culture, with emphasis on Safety, Quality, Profitability and people development.

Model the right behavior though actions.
Attract, retain, develop and mentor key talent within the plant.
Lead and mentor Shipping, Warehousing, Production, and Scheduling team to high performance and professional growth.
Ensure 5S program is implemented and maintained within warehouse and shipping areas
Participate in WIN meetings and ensure timely and accurate communication of information relevant to department
Oversee production planning and scheduling programs to meet sales forecasts and balance level of manpower and equipment/machine requirements while minimizing excess material carrying and overhead costs.
Ensure all material and inventory tasks are completed in a timely and safe manner.
Train and develop team leveraging Pregis best practices.
Keep Safety in the forefront of the team’s thinking and approach to work.
Ensure Pregis Safety programs are in place and used to achieve safety goals
Manage investigations and resolve problems from material shortages, damage, or overages
Review CCI’s and determine root causes.

Ensure root causes are addressed.
Customer Focus
Ensure optimal inventory levels are maintained to achieve on-time deliveries and meet customer requirements while minimizing carrying and transportation costs.
Manage setup and maintenance of internal stocking agreements.
Financial Management
Understand Plant P&L and main drivers to financial performance.

Work with finance, sales, customer service and operations teams to develop and drive programs that improve results.
Manage cycle count program and physical inventory events.
Manage and resolve slow moving / inactive inventory and develop plans to avoid write-downs
Manage / Monitor labor utilization and overtime in material handling operations and take quick action to correct excessive labor costs.
Reporting & Compliance
Maintain KPI reporting.
Manage and ensure employees are compliant with attendance, vacation, FMLA, vacation coverage, and labor time clocks; provide timely approvals.
Conduct PMPs with direct reports and help coordinate new employee PMPs
Manage DayForce activities, approve labor and vacations for employees in a timely manner
Manage company’s risks and liabilities while conducting disciplinary action.
Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Logistics, Material Management, Supply Chain, other related field, or equivalent industry experience.
Minimum 5 years in Leadership role.
Must be highly analytical and good at solving complex problems.
Experience with ERP systems.

SAP knowledge a plus.
Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
Hands on, detail oriented, committed to safety and accuracy.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and cross-functional collaboration skills required.
Strong work ethic, positive attitude with ability to adapt to change.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Certifications / Licenses in Supply Chain disciplines and/or related fields a plus
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00
– $100,000.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Relocation assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay
Ability to commute/relocate:
McCarran, NV: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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