POSITION SUMMARY The Supply Chain Manager/ Sourcing Manager leads the day-to-day activities as well as long-term planning of the Procurement and Materials functions, including supplier management, sourcing, purchasing, inventory management, and warehousing to ensure efficient and effective utilization of financial, human and other resources; cost-effective acquisition and on-time delivery of quality materials, products, and services; achievement of productivity (cost savings) and supply chain risk mitigation objectives. This position supports an affiliated remote business unit as a subjectmatter expert as requested, and plays a key role in customer satisfaction and achievement of financial goals.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES This position participates in all facets of the essential responsibilities noted below, including day-to-day, hands-on activities coupled with short, medium and long-range planning. ? Demonstrates organizational values and shares the organizational commitment to ensuring quality products and processes. ? Develops, implements, and monitors policies, procedures and practices to ensure ethical performance of, and regulatory compliance within, all areas of responsibility including functions performed by direct and indirect reports. ? Provides leadership, support, and development of employees within Supply Chain. ? Develops supply chains (including sourcing); identifies, qualifies, and recommends suppliers, including new supplier evaluation and approval, and effectively integrates suppliers into the organization’s supply chain. ? Negotiates and executes supply and/or service agreements to meet customer and internal specifications as well as achieve planned productivity. ? Develops and manages relationships with domestic and international suppliers to ensure effectiveness in Quality, Delivery, Cost and Partnership elements. ? Collaborates with internal, customer, and supplier Quality and Engineering personnel to achieve material, product, and service quality throughout the supply chain by ensuring required specifications are met on a consistent basis. ? Mitigates supply chain risk by eliminating single and sole source suppliers where possible; managing the impact of multi-tier suppliers; evaluating supplier financial, operational and other criteria; understanding and leveraging market conditions for materials, etc. to ensure an uninterrupted supply chain. ? Evaluates Procurement, Outside Processing, Inventory Management, Warehousing, and related processes for continuous improvement opportunities and leads and/or sponsors initiatives to improve effectiveness using lean principles. ? Partners with Business Unit and functional leadership through early involvement in the new product development stage gate process. ? Responsible for the creation of and performance to the annual inventory and material savings plans; drives improvement of inventory accuracy, accessibility, and transparency across the organization. ? Travels domestically and internationally approximately 10-20% to meet the demands of this position. ? Participates in other projects and activities as requested to support business goals.
This is a division of a 8B dollar public company. They offer career growth, 4 weeks PTO, good benefits and a great working environment.
? 10 years of progressive experience in supply chain, with 5 years in management of a supply chain function that includes procurement, inventory management, and warehousing with strong interaction with distribution, production planning and scheduling. ? 10 years of experience in a complex process flow manufacturing environment, preferably with a high mix, low volume, custom order. ? 5 years of experience leading, managing, and developing a high performance team in a multi-site environment. ? 3-5 years’ experience in initiating and implementing change initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
? Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain, Business or related discipline (MBA is a plus). ? APICS CSCP, CPIM, CFPIM or other related certification strongly preferred. ? Strong organization, project management, change management, and influencing skills. ? Skilled at negotiating and executing contracts and supply agreements. ? Solid leadership and interpersonal skills to manage direct and indirect reports and build relationships, both internally and externally with large suppliers and customers. ? Proven domestic and international supplier development and management capabilities, including sourcing, outside processing, and multi-tier supplier management. ? Strong ERP knowledge (Syteline preferred). ? Process and continuous-improvement oriented with ability to identify, develop, and implement policies and procedures. ? Ability to easily navigate between hands-on (tactical) and strategic functions; bias for action.i