Material Disposition Manager

  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Posting Date: 22-July-2021
  • Department: Logistics

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

The Material Disposition Manager develops and executes a business plan to minimize the financial impact of obsolete raw materials and warehouse goods.  The Manager also focuses on safety, inventory management, cost reduction, and customer satisfaction.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute business plan that optimizes revenue from obsolete raw materials as a finished product
  • Research market values for obsolete materials, provide cost-benefit analysis for alternate uses, and track program results
  • Reduce the baseline scrap write-off dollars
  • Grow market penetration for sale of obsolete material
  • Develop and maintain a growing business network for obsolete products
  • Develop and maintain system to manage obsolete materials within the existing ERP system
  •  Research potential alternate uses for obsolete materials and associated risks
  • Review inventory stocking levels to facilitate low inventory turns and inventory levels that directly correlate with business levels
  • Manage the Supplier Sustainability Program for the company
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement and special projects


Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in the procurement and disposition of metal raw materials
  • Knowledge of roll forming or sheet metal experience

Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications

  • 4 years of related experience in disposition of metal raw materials

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Extensive knowledge of Compass (Oracle ERP system)
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office products
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Budget management and business planning
  • Process and project management
  • Business acumen
  • Negotiation skills
  • Drive for results
  • Innovation management
  • Customer focus
  • Presentation skills
  • Perseverance
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Organizational agility
  • Peer relationships
  • Presentation skills

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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