Silgan Manager, Plant Materials Control in Richmond, Indiana


Responsible for purchasing and maintaining inventory levels of production materials and scheduling production equipment. Responsible for maintaining finished goods inventory, warehouse and scheduling shipments to customers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluate metal requirements and place purchase orders with steel mill to cover requirements.

  • Schedule coil, litho coaters, litho presses, scrolls, HAAR and double die presses.

  • Planning annual line capacity for the plant.

  • Maintain finished goods inventory warehouse; Schedule shipments to customers.

  • Cycle count finished goods inventory on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Evaluate requirements and place purchase orders for all manufacturing and packaging materials.

  • Manages production control/inventory, Compo & Plastisol (if required) and shipping/receiving department personnel, consisting of both salaried and non-exempt personnel.

  • Communicate and coordinate department requirements with plant, division, vendors and customers.

Essential Job Requirements:

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of six (6) years related experience in manufacturing.


  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and Microsoft Excel and Word

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of enterprise resource planning and manufacturing process flow.

  • Ability to multi-task, as well as effectively communicate and work with employees at all levels.

Requisition ID: 9411