Manager of Material Planning & Logistics

Manager of Material Planning & Logistics

The primary role of this position is to provide the demand signal to production and manage the flow of goods from the manufacturing sites.  Lithium Werks (“LW”) is seeking a professional and mature contributor to the operating pillars of “Safety First, Quality Always and Continuous Improvement Forever”. LW is a cobalt-free lithium battery technology and manufacturing company, with operations in the US, Europe and China supporting customers worldwide.


  • Collect, prepare, manage, and send the demand signal to manufacturing sites in an ERP/MRP environment.
  • Coordinate and run S&OP meetings.
  • Inventory Management, transactions and accuracy in house, and at 3PL, including scrap reporting.
  • Warehouse operations and management.
  • Purchasing functions within the ERP system.
  • Customer order fulfillment in conjunction with manufacturing and fulfillment center shipping schedules.
  • Reverse Logistics with respect to dangerous goods.
  • Recycling and scrap disposal of inventory.
  • Ensure compliance to Hazmat/Dangerous Goods shipping regulations.
  • Oversee compliance to EU Battery and WEEE Directives.
  • Awareness of cost accounting and inventory value.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Materials Management, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • CPIM, CIRM, or CSCP certification, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a practicing Material Planner or Buyer/Planner.
    • In an ERP environment
    • Import/Export Methods & Processes
    • Familiarity with 2020 Incoterms
    • Familiarity with the Harmonized Tariff Code system
    • Some exposure to regulations for the transport of Hazmat/Dangerous Goods
  • 5+ years of experience as a people manager.
    • Demonstrate ability to accomplish goals by leading teams of both peers and direct reports
    • Demonstrate ability to contribute to a team when someone else is leading it
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and cost accounting.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and a relaxed work environment.  If interested, please indicate your salary expectation and availability within a cover page and submit along with your resume by e-mail to

Lithium Werks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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