Materials Manager - Chatsworth, CA

Date: May 7, 2024

Location: Chatsworth, CA, US, 91311

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

We are hiring a Materials Manager to our winning team! 


This Position is responsible for ensuring the consistent supply of both internally and externally produced components in support of the Master Production Schedule and published lead-times for the Chatsworth Facility.  This must be accomplished within the constraints of the raw and WIP inventory limits established. Successful management of the Supply Chain function will be accomplished through effective use of current and future systems including SAP and efficient utilization of purchasing, planning, and scheduling employees.  A key first initiative for the incumbent will be successful implementation of enterprise-wide SAP system.  Pay for this role is expected to be $130-140k annually dependent on experience and qualifications. Health and Welfare benefits begin at the 1st of the month following hire date. 

A Day In The Life


  • Utilize current system and manual processes to guide team to generate purchase orders and shop orders in support of the master schedule
  • Identify and implement methods designed to minimize component shortages while also minimizing raw and WIP inventory levels 
  • Monitor capacity and load on internal work centers to achieve and maintain acceptable lead times, drive for continuous lead-time reduction
  • Develop and maintain capacity planning tools (PSI) to ensure sufficient internal capacity and identify constraints
  • Responsible for shipping and receiving functions
  • Work with Purchasing resources to develop vendor relationships, reduce costs, reduce lead-times, improve quality and improve on-time performance
  • Participate in the establishment of inventory objectives; routinely track, control, and adjust ordering practices to meet or exceed target inventory turns
  • Manage material logistics functions associates with the component supply chain
  • Initiate and maintain excess and obsolete inventory program; identify, categorize, and disposition material
  • Manage and direct team of buyers, planners and schedulers for the business unit, including directing workload, managing performance, coaching and counseling.
  • Successfully guide team through SAP implementation ensuring site’s ability to continue to operate through ongoing capacity planning. 
  • Work cross functionally with Operations team and seek feedback on process improvements to support overall success of the facility. 
  • The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO).


What will help you thrive in this role?


  • BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field 
  • 7 - 10 years experience, in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP or similar ERP experience required
  • Ability to work cross functionally 
  • Proven leadership and communication skills


Thank you for your interest in a new career with our company. We look forward to hearing from you! #LI-HB1 



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Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Utility Solutions 


Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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