Materials Manager – Tyco Electronics

With a 50-plus year history of leadership, Tyco Electronics is a $10.3 billion global provider of engineered electronic components for thousands of consumer and industrial products. Our 78,000 committed employees working in more than 50 countries around the world give us a competitive advantage. We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

Materials Manager – Tyco Electronics

Carpinteria, CA

The successful candidate will plan, schedule and control the flow of products in manufacturing; direct the materials planning, purchasing, inventory control and shipping and receiving functions; supervise the activities and staff involved in the above operations; evaluate performance of subordinates.


  • Review backlog and marketing forecasts in conjunction with the buyer/planners to develop and publish annual and monthly shipping production plans consistent with customer requirements and corporate objectives.
  • Document and communicate schedules to buyer/planners, purchasing and manufacturing supervisors to provide the required varieties and quantities of product at the required time.
  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials, parts and assemblies between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules.
  • Develop, implement and operate MRP system including software changes, factory discipline scheduling, and corporate commitment to achieve optimum service levels with minimum inventory.
  • Troubleshoot problem situations and coordinate the rearrangement of production schedules with affected departments to supply required assemblies and subassemblies at the proper time while compensating for raw material shortages, failure of vendors to deliver, rush order priorities and equipment failure.
  • Plan and direct the shipping and receiving function to ensure economical and efficient movement of inbound and outbound freight.

 Requirements: BA/BS; SAP experience; APICS certification and 5 -10 years’ experience in production control in a manufacturing environment with increasingly more advanced responsibility and demonstrated supervisory experience.

Relocation assistance is available, as well as an excellent benefit package, and competitive salary.

To apply, please visit: and search keyword: 2010-22349.

Tyco Electronics is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.