Supply Chain Manager

An exciting career opportunity with a growing company. Looking for a high energy Supply Chain Manager able to drive improvements in Inventory Turns, OTD, Supplier Performance, Planning and Forecast accuracy. Looking for someone with a hands-on attitude.

Responsible for Leading all New Product Development Sourcing with a strong knowledge in Project Management and Costing Analysis. Improving the Global Supply Chain and Leading the efforts to reduce lead-times and lower cost while improving Inventory turns.

Job Description:
• Progressive experience in Supply Chain Management: Inventory Control, Planning, Forecasting, Warehouse management & transportation
• Knowledge of general manufacturing operations, planning theories and scheduling principles, monitoring execution of plan
• Trace, track, and expedite purchase processes to ensure timely delivery of goods
• Experience with Lean methodology and Continuous improvement practices, capable of making recommendations to improve productivity, cost, quality and reduction of waste and non-valueadded
• Develop and manage effective relationships with suppliers
• Able to work with complex BOM structures
• High degree of experience in data mining and report building
• Ability to research, collect and analyze data
• Able to conduct inventory analyses and risk assessments on supply trends and demand factors
• Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced and demanding manufacturing environment
• Partner with new product development teams to optimize and develop the lowest overall sourced supply solution
• Sourcing new suppliers for existing parts and sourcing new parts within existing suppliers using our vendor scorecard and vendor certification process
• Prepare RFQ package and define the quantity break we need quotes on. Compare quotes for competitiveness
• Calculate the preliminary BOM cost
• Negotiate shipping schedule with suppliers, not every supplier has the flexibility on moving shipping dates around
• Follow up with Asian suppliers to ensure urgent items are shipped in a timely manner
• Act as the communication bridge between suppliers and company engineers
• Read all drawings, making sure callouts are disclosed in our engineering drawing before sending them out for quotes
• Communicate QC issues with overseas suppliers and decide if we want replacement or credit to close the QC issue
• Manage Control Material Review Board to keep levels at minimum and follow up improvement actions
• Attend Tier 4 Meeting and respond/plan actions to cover raw material shortages with substitutes or expediting material to avoid customer service issues
• Perform root cause analysis for stock outs, missed deliveries, and non-conforming product to proactively driver permanent solutions and processes
• Travel within and outside of the continental US

Skills and Experience
• 5 years hands on experience in discrete industrial goods manufacturing
• Strong Supplier experience with Overseas Suppliers
• Commodity experience with steel, aluminum, and plastic fabrication and assembly processes
• Advanced Knowledge in Microsoft Excel
• Proven problem-solving experience using statistics, flow diagrams & Gantt charts
• Cost accounting and BOM understanding

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