Job Summary:
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in effective materials management, demand planning, and business planning; leveraging the SIOP process in a manufacturing environment. If you are a self-motivated, career-minded individual with a solid supply chain background and the skills to lead improvement, please submit your resume for further consideration. This position reports to the General Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

 
  • Attend daily production meetings to draft production commitments or timetables using sales forecasts and work in progress (WIP).
  • Work with Manufacturing Manager to plan production schedule based on available personnel, materials and equipment.
  • Review production schedules to determine materials requirements or material priorities.
  • Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences.
  • Distribute production schedules to Operations Manager, Team Leads and Customer Service.
  • Calculate, requisition and maintain inventories of materials and supplies necessary to meet production demands.
  • Obtain from suppliers the delivery of supplies and raw materials to expedite the flow of materials and meet production schedules.
  • Confer with Operations Manager to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Enter production documentation into the system.
  • Monitor inventory against demand and budget.
  • Maintain contact with suppliers to stay abreast of product and materials availability and timely delivery.
  • Communicate with Production and Customer Service on delays, interruptions, difficulties and reprioritization.
  • Oversee the revision and distribution of production schedules as necessary due to labor or material shortages, backlogs, etc. collaborating with sales and management.
  • Confer with CPP personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
  • Monitor and report on plant compliance with Sales plan.
  • Assure that BOM accuracy is maintained by Engineering, who owns the BOM.
  • Oversee the resolution of invoicing issues related to Purchase Orders.
  • Run lead time reports, analyze data and determine and implement actions accordingly.
  • Meet with Sales and Customer Service to discuss long-term forecasts (2+ months) and changes.
  • Maintain safety stock inventory levels for both finished goods and raw materials.
  • Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, SCM or related field ; Masters degree preferred
  • Three years of experience as a supervisor, manager, or similar relevant position required.
  • Experience with production control systems (SAP, Oracle, Siteline) managing and improving supply chain data, information and processes
  • Experience in the casting or metals industry strongly preferred
  • Professional communication skills are essential when conversing and negotiating with suppliers
  • Exceptional ability to conceptualize large-picture projects and foresee challenges and needs to be addressed
  • Top-level understanding of all aspects of supply chain processes
  • Ability to research companies and determine the best suppliers to reach out to for various projects
  • Previous experience with Supply Chain Management is required
  • Experience working in and maintaining databases using Microsoft Excel and others relevant to company processes
  • Supply Chain Management certification is strongly preferred

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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