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Materials Manager

Morgan Corporation Corsicana, TX Full-Time
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Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America.  Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world.  With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies.  We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more.  We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect.  Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan’s winning team means being part of a great home away from home.  You will be challenged.  You will be proud.


The Materials Manager oversees and manages the purchasing of all materials, tools and parts utilized in the manufacturing process for the facility.


  1. Ensure that both production and non-production related materials and parts are on hand to eliminate production delays.

  2. Maintain cost reviews and act accordingly when issues arise.

  3. Ensure raw material receiving is complete and transactions are completed timely and accurately.

  4. Oversee MRO purchasing.

  5. Manage all traffic responsibilities as it relates to incoming chassis and dispatching finished product.

  6. Approve any necessary bills from drive-away companies.

  7. Maintain and ensure that budgets are met for their respective areas including MRO, scrap, cycle count, substitution, etc.

  8. Maintain part/location masters.

  9. Manage the procurement of both direct and indirect material for the support of a manufacturing plan via a MPS/MRP system.  Ensures that the functional department is adhering to ISO guidelines, Corporate and SOX policies.

  10. Manage the production scheduling to maximize on-time delivery, productivity, inventory turns, gross profit, etc...  Additionally, this includes collaborating with individuals within all levels of the company to plan, set, and support a Sales and Operations production plan.

  11. Aggressively ensures that both direct and indirect material is available to eliminate production delays.  This includes the planning, storage, and control of raw material, MRO, capital expenditures, customer supplied items, etc., utilizing lean and JIT philosophies.

  12. Administers accurate physical inventory stores vs. perpetual inventory balances (including customer supplied materials).  This includes utilizing a cycle count system and other methods to ascertain/manage inventory accuracy; identifying root cause for inaccuracies and establishing corrective actions/plans to eliminate future issues.

  13. Manages logistics for both inbound and outbound deliveries.  This involves working with a 3rd party logistics company to manage inbound and outbound freight scheduling, cost reduction/avoidance, etc.

  14. Manages the Traffic department which coordinates the receiving of customer supplied material (chassis) and dispatching and/or shipping of finished goods.

  15. Manages materials related budgets that include material: scrap, substitution, cycle count, obsolesce, etc.; continually driving efforts to reduce costs and risks.

  16. Manage the supply chain for MRP items that are required for internal distribution to regional facilities (DRP).

  17. Collaborate with Commodities Managers to manage LCC (Low Cost Country) forecasts as well as purchase order maintenance.  Provides top suppliers with short term MRP driven forecasts. 

  18. Other duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA degree in business or related field and at least 5 years’ experience or Master’s degree with at least 2 years’ experience.

  • APICS certification

  • Understanding of all functional aspects of the supply chain in manufacturing environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of MPS/MRP systems.  AS/400 experience a plus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical skills.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.


    Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required.  Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion.

    The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

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  • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

Other details

  • Job Family Morgan Corporation
  • Job Function Materials & Traffic
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Professional
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree

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