Title:  Manager, Materials B (USA)

Req ID:  3857
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Grovetown, GA, US, 30813

Be Part of the Future of Sleep!


At Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB), we're more than a mattress company, we're a leading global sleep company with a mission to help people sleep better so they can live healthier lives. With a 150-year heritage in delivering industry-leading sleep solutions, we own iconic brands including Serta, Beautyrest, Tuft & Needle, and Simmons. 

What You'll Do:


  • Manages constant supply of raw materials required to support production in a high velocity, just-in-time, make-to-order, Lean manufacturing environment. 
  • Foster a safety culture and the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work related injuries. 
  • Manage timely receipt and disposition of materials. 
  • Plan, order, execute and manage storage of critical raw materials in accordance with supplier selections and guidelines provided by Sourcing Operations using MAP/MRP system. 
  • Oversee Lean raw material replenishment and storage on the production floor, including initial set up, daily usage estimates, trigger points, and reorder quantities. 
  • Plan for material life cycle management and elimination of obsolete inventory items. Work to reduce waste through the value chain. 
  • Create and issue quality alerts.  
  • Report on quality defects of raw materials to Sourcing Operations for resolution. 
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels in line with cost and service goals by using MRP system and taking cycle counts as needed to resolve discrepancies. 
  • Participate in cycle count process and ensure that materials are stored in the designated locations. 
  • Maintain an optimum inbound delivery profile. Assist with inbound freight cost management. 
  • Assist Supply Chain Manager by identifying opportunities to improve KRA's (key results areas) while growing the business through service excellence.  

What You'll Bring:


  • 8-10 years related experience in a Lean manufacturing environment. 
  • BA/BS Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Strong computer (proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite), analytical and organizational skills. 
  • Experience with OSHA. 
  • APICS/CPM certification preferred. 
  • Up to 25% travel. 


Why Work at Serta Simmons Bedding?


When you join SSB, you become part of a winning and diverse team that is excited and committed to helping people get better sleep. We provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, employee perks, and the chance to be part of the future of sleep.


Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • Sick days
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual employee contribution to HSA
  • Perks spots
  • Discount programs
  • Friends and family discounts
  • Referral Bonus

Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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