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Bay Newark - Materials Manager


Newark, CA, US, 94560

Company:  9011-Bay Advanced Technologies, LLC

General Purpose: To contribute to the growth and profitability of the company by managing the staff and systems which comprise Purchasing and Inventory Management.


Role qualifications: 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact well with people. Must be detailed oriented and have good organizational skills. Have the ability to manage and motivate a diverse group of people



Position responsibilities:

  • Supervise the daily activities of JIT Contracts/Inventory and Purchasing depts.
  • Assist the VP-Sales with quoting, negotiating, and developing logistics for the JIT Contracts programs.
  • Attend customer meetings.
  • Analyze Obsolete/Dead Stock reports and administer disposal programs.
  • Work closely with Buyers to insure the inventory levels satisfy customer service requirements, while maximizing inventory performance.
  • Develop, monitor and publish monthly inventory performance reports for all Bay AT and AIS warehouse locations.
  • Publish Contract Sales Performance reports each month.
  • Write and maintain procedures for the Materials Group.
  • Coordinate training of all Materials Group personnel.
  • Work closely with Production Manager to assist in resolving material issues to ensure improved customer service.
  • Develop and maintain Training & Performance matrixes in accordance with HR policies.
  • Conduct performance and salary reviews.
  • Oversee Material Review Board activities.
  • Maintain SOP 6 and SOP 13 in accordance with SBOS policies.
  • Maintain Vendor Shipment Performance and provide monthly reports to the Executive Staff.
  • Maintain Discrepant Material Report and provide monthly reports to Executive Staff.
  • Maintain Critical Parts Report.
  • Conduct Supplier Measurement Surveys in coordination with Buyers in accordance with established SBOS procedures.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the VP of Operations.
  • Interface with other Department Managers.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of  Purchasing practices and procedures
  • Ability to deal with customers/vendors on phones and in person
  • The ability to multi-task and handle difficult situations professionally.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team Player
  • Dependable.
  • Strong computer skills, with knowledge of Windows, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Excel including good keyboarding skills

As a distributor of pneumatic, electrical and fluid components with vertically integrated sheet metal, machining and welding capabilities, Bay Advanced Technologies is positioned technically and logistically to support customers’ module outsource strategies. Bay’s manufacturing and integration locations in Newark, CA; Austin, TX; and Singapore provide parts and system support to any location – domestic or international. ISO 9001:2008 certified in CA, TX and Singapore; ISO 13485 certified for medical equipment manufacturing in CA and Singapore.

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is the world’s largest fluid power distributor. Our network of 18 fluid power companies (70+ locations) in North America is a resource for dedicated fluid power support. We have one of the largest teams of Certified Fluid Power Specialists, Certified Electronic Control Specialists and Certified Fluid Power Mechanics &d Technicians to assist you with problem solving, system building, troubleshooting and other requirements. Between our service centers and our network of 19 fluid power companies, we provide immediate access to the critical fluid power components and services our customers need.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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