Materials Manager- Upstate New York

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 


Materials Manager at the SG Granville, NY site provide leadership, development, execution and planning strategies to drive 100% customer satisfaction through supply chain excellence. Will lead efforts to implement new materials management strategies to deliver measurable improvement while reducing cost of parts and increasing turnover of operating capital. This position is key to the execution of Manufacturing Operations plan to achieve best-in-class results in:

  • 100% On-Time Delivery
  • Maximize financial strength through effective purchasing and inventory management. 
  • Lead High Employee Satisfaction
  • Supplier Zero-Defect Quality

Is responsible for working with cross-functional teams and leads product life-cycle from raw material sourcing through on time delivery of finished product. The job scope will include production planning, schedule attainment and material procurement and planning. The incumbent is responsible for leading and executing projects in support of continuous improvement toward achievement of site targets. Five exempt direct and 13 non-exempt indirect resources managed.


Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Supply Chain Management/Business- Required
  • Master's degree MBA degree in Supply Chain Management/Business- Preferred
  • 5 plus years experience in manufacturing environment with focus on Scheduling/Planning/Supply Chain Management- Required
  • CPM, NAPM or APICS or equivalent credentials- Preferred
  • Project Management, PMP- Preferred


Additional Description

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and maintain strategic and tactical processes for optimal capacity planning, asset utilization, Scheduling and planning, KPI’s performance and lead SIOP processes.
  • Lead site’s formal strategic Continuous Improvement program related to Customer Focus and Service and drive engagement within the group.
  • Develop and maintain supplier performance management programs; lead and direct planning of raw material purchases/requirements to achieve service objectives across the supply chain network.
  • Provide direction and leadership to supply chain’s  functional team members in purchasing, production scheduling and planning, shipping and receiving.
  • Lead, develop and implement dual sourcing strategies for raw materials for risk mitigation and business continuity, provide sourcing support in NPI (New Product Introduction) imperatives and initiatives for the site. 
  • Provides strong interface with all departments to ensure policies and systems being used are efficient, effective and in concert with required internal business controls.
  • Lead site specific supplier negotiations as required under the guidance of Corporate procurement, drive established goals / objectives that include cost, productivity, quality and inventory.


Company Summary

About Granville, NY:

• Located within rural Washington County in Upstate New York.

• Glens Falls/Queensbury, NY- 40 minutes

• Saratoga Springs, NY- 50 minutes

• Manchester, VT- 30 minutes

• Bounded on the east by the Green Mountains of Vermont, the north by Lake Champlain and Lake George, the west by Saratoga Springs and the south by the Capital District.

• Many local outdoor recreational opportunities. This includes a recreational trail that runs directly behind the site.

• Not accessible by public transportation.

About the Facility:

SG Granville offers solutions for bonding, protection and insulation to the automotive, aerospace, energy, construction, electronics, medical, and general industry sectors.

Through the support of our four global research and development centers and our advanced polymer technology expertise, we create innovative solutions that enhance performance in the most extreme environments. Backed by a proud heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership, we are dedicated to working with our customers to solve today’s most extreme and demanding application issues.

For more than 50 years, SG Granville has been a proud member of the community- first as Sandon, then as Norton Company. The site continues to support the community with its philanthropic activities and employee volunteerism. SG Granville employs around 115 employees over three shifts.

We are a five day a week operation. We encourage candidates to apply who are looking for a career and not just a job. With highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, we ensure our employees feel rewarded for their contributions. With low turnover and an average service time of over 15 years there are many employees who have made a long-term commitment to the success of SG Granville.

Candidates are impressed with our starting hourly rates and the earnings potential from merit increases. Yearly bonuses, 401(k) with match, and pension add to the total rewards package. Finally, the opportunity to live where you work affords employees the opportunity to have a great job and still easily be involved in community/family activities.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Materials Manager- Upstate New York

Location: Granville, New York

Posting Date: 09/21/2022

Job Code: USA03702

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