Materials Manager Job Details | Orbia


Mcalester, OK

Join Dura-Line, an Orbia business, in leading the charge for global connectivity! As the premier manufacturer of plastic conduit pipes, we create pathways that connect people and information worldwide in various markets. Every part of the manufacturing process is monitored with environmentally friendly sustainable efforts in mind. Quality, sustainability, and safety are paramount values at Dura-Line. Be part of our mission to Advance Life Around the World.

Dura-Line, an Orbia Business, is seeking a seasoned Materials Manager in McAlester, OK with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in production/shipping. We are looking for an individual well-versed in Shipping & Receiving, with expertise in implementing a visual Kanban system, managing finished goods master schedules, initiating just-in-time programs, and coordinating purchasing and supplier activities with production schedules.

What We Offer You for Your Hard Work:

    • We offer 401k with a 6% company match (the company will automatically contribute an extra 3% of your plan-eligible pay to your 401k).
    • Multi-tier benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) that you can tailor for yourself and dependents which includes Employer-paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, & Life Insurance
    • Wellness Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid parental leave, Fitness & Weight-loss Reimbursement
    • Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, paid company holidays & volunteer hours, paid time off/vacation time + sick pay, career development opportunities, and many other benefits in a collaborative culture that focuses on work & life balance, innovation, & teamwork. Benefits start on day one!

What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure Effective & Open Communication:
    • Maintain an open-door policy to foster engaged and efficient teams.
    • Conduct daily GEMBA walks, coaching associates, leading teams, collaborating with cross-functional departments, executing best practices, and delegating tasks to appropriate associates.
  • Inventory Control & Management:
    • Oversee and monitor the inventory & purchasing department.
    • Conduct cycle counts, monitor stock levels, manage distribution supplies, and build relationships with vendors.
    • Complete necessary weekly and monthly operational reporting.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement:
    • Utilize strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing environment to execute lean initiatives.
    • Prioritize safety as the top priority and maintain a collaborative team approach, balancing quality, safety, morale, productivity, and cost for positive results.
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work:
    • Collaborate daily with a skilled plant team and corporate team.
    • Manage the Shipping & Receiving Department for delivery tracking, logistical issues, receiving process management, and root cause analysis investigations.
  • Empowerment and Development:
    • Bring your abilities and expertise to develop key programs.
    • Influence and develop a high-functioning team and collaborate with peers to execute best practices.
  • Daily Operations Oversight:
    • Manage scheduling, local vendor pricing, inventory, Purchase Orders, Req creation, and shipping within the plant to ensure on-time deliveries of products to customers while minimizing inventory dollars and maximizing accuracy.


  • High level of organization, excellent communication, and coordination skills in a safe and effective manner to drive continuous improvement and ensure processes are implemented and followed.
  • Proven logistics skills and knowledge in the manufacturing industry.
  • Degree in logistics or supply chain management or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Proactive boots-on-the-ground mindset.
  • Experience in Microsoft products and ERP system (SAP) for Monthly Operation Reports (MOR), data management & integrity, and preparing and reporting operational KPIs.
  • Proactive leader to ensure complete cycle counts and accurate inventory levels.

Why Join Dura-Line?

At Dura-Line, we offer a rewarding work environment with comprehensive benefits starting on day one. Join us in shaping the future of manufacturing while enjoying career growth and a commitment to innovation.

Apply now and be part of our journey to Advance Life Around the World!



All employees are subject to pre-employment Background Check and Drug Screening and employment is contingent upon successful clearance of both. Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.

Dura-Line will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)