Job #10338: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER (W. GROTON)
Title: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER (W. GROTON)
Date Posted: 12/11/2018
Job Location: EAST WALPOLE MA
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Secure raw materials to ensure an uninterrupted flow of material to the site through effective supply base management and inventory levels.
•Coordinate requirements with the Mill Scheduler to ensure raw materials are available for use.
•Negotiate terms and conditions for local contracts to ensure operational requirements are met.
•Negotiate local capital equipment contracts using H&V standard terms and conditions, normally not to exceed $50k.
•Participate in supplier site visits and protect H&V confidentiality through unilateral or mutual Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs).
•Escalate critical supply problems to Corporate Supply Chain as required.
•Supervise the scheduling/production planning function to meet on time delivery targets.
•Oversee mill interface with centralized customer service to meet order acknowledgement goals.
•Provide documentation and reporting of service performance metrics (i.e., schedule adherence, on time delivery).
•Work with corporate supply chain managers to ensure that production runs are optimized to meet customer requirements as well as manufacturing efficiencies and order fulfillment strategies are aligned.
•Demonstrate compliance / exceptions to customer service standards.
•Communicate supply chain problems to plant and corporate leadership as required.
•Coordinate with mill finance to analyze demand and cost data for use in scheduling, planning, budgeting, and other functions.
•Supervise the logistics/receiving and warehouse function.
•Manage shipping and warehousing related to customer supply arrangements to meet on time delivery targets.
•Manage the receiving process to ensure raw material receipts are accurate, timely, and meet supplier quality specifications.
•Improve Finished Goods, Work In Process, and Raw Materials inventory turns while maintaining adequate supplies. Manage movement of finished goods to customer locations.
•Implement measures to minimize inventory write-offs and obsolescence.
•Oversee cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy.
•Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store material.
•Support system upgrades related to the scheduling, shipping, purchasing and transportation solutions.
•Provide input as needed on system requirements for business processes.
•Work with implementation team to ensure employees are trained and capable with any system changes prior to turn-on.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•BS/BA degree required. MBA preferred.
•Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in supply chain, preferably in engineered papers and nonwovens related industry.
•Thorough knowledge of supply chain strategies and KPI’s including; Produce to Plan; Inventory Turns, Forecast Accuracy, Purchase Price Variance, On Time Delivery and In Full Delivery
•Excellent financial acumen, attention to detail and good problem solving skills.
•Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills.
•Strong negotiation skills.
•Effective communications and experience driving change in organizations.
•Ability to work in a matrix environment.
•Ability to have the continuous improvement mindset.