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Legrand NA Manufacturing Materials Analyst in Reno, Nevada

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Material Analyst to join the Data Power & Control Team in Reno, NV. The successful candidate will be under direction of the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, the Manufacturing Material Analyst will support the Operations Department in all aspects of material lifecycle including setup, estimating, planning, and release. This position will interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure a high level of accuracy as parts are being entered into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system from the Engineering Development system. The Manufacturing Material Analyst will ensure that all assigned duties are performed quickly, efficiently and according to the established departmental and company policies, procedures and goals.

What Will You Do?

  • Analyze manufacturing, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and other material requirements based on assembly demands, component replenishments, substitute parts or materials, production set ups, engineering changes, and enterprise supplies.

  • Coordinate cross-functionally to validate bill of material accuracy and proper part procurement setup in ERP system.

  • Maintain routine part master data including: part procurement changes, routing labor times, crew size updates, and cost analysis of purchased and manufactured materials.

  • Setup and update of raw materials, sub-assemblies, and finished goods in ERP system.

  • Coordinate implementation of engineering change orders into ERP system.

  • Creation and maintenance of process/training documentation.

  • Development and maintenance of key department metrics including: Manufacturing Engineering workbench activity, Contract Manufacturing price evaluation and variance analysis.

  • Develop raw material scheduling requirements from engineering specifications and production schedules.

  • Resolve schedule, material requirement or business system problems with cross-functional representatives.

  • Evaluate, research, study and report on material management, minimum order quantities, packaging quantities, inventory reorder points, stock levels, demand, and impact of material requirements.

  • Prepare analysis and make recommendations for changes in material management, reporting and control systems.

  • Interface with customer representative, and outside agencies regarding material requirements and demand forecasting.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities related to part set-up and material data maintenance.

  • Prepare and present reports regarding material management.

  • Promote positive company user relations by projecting a courteous, helpful attitude and assisting employees when appropriate.

  • Display original thinking and creativity; Meet challenges with resourcefulness; Generate suggestions for improving work; Develop innovative approaches and ideas.

  • Display willingness to make decisions; Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; Support and explain reasoning for decisions; Include appropriate people in decision-making process (specifically Department Managers); Make timely decisions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) supplemented by college level business related coursework; Associates Degree in related field preferred; or three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum of 3 years of system support in a manufacturing environment and/or relevant cost accounting experience, preferred.

  • Previous experience in an engineering support role with emphasis on material management, preferred.


  • Looking for an Excel wizard! Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook/Access), ERP and Engineering Database systems; SAP experience a huge plus!

  • Ability to coordinate projects and demonstrate technical expertise to a team.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide information across multiple groups in the Company including Engineering, Marketing, and Sales.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Project management skills including planning, organizing, meeting facilitation and coordinating tasks.

  • Familiarity of ISO 9000 standards and audit process.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work environment is fast-paced and priorities can shift quickly. All employees are expected to go outside their primary responsibilities when required, and multi-task job duties on a regular basis. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers. For more information, visit legrand.com.

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us.

About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

Legrand’s Data, Power & Control (DPC) division is a global provider of award winning technology and infrastructure products which serve the expanding requirements of today’s data centers and related ecosystems. Our innovative products are principally sold under the Starline, Raritan, Server Technology, US Safety Trolley, and Legrand brand names. As a leading provider of best in class overhead power supply system’s, intelligent PDUs, KVM switches, connectivity, cabinet and containment solutions, our goal is to support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design. For more information, visit raritan.com and servertech.com





Equal Opportunity Employer

External Company Name: Legrand North America

Street: 1040 Sandhill Road