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Supply Chain Manager

Warren , RI

Posted: 06/16/2022 Industry: Supply Chain and Logistics Job Number: 14521

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.

 

Title Supply Chain Manager

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: 110k
  • Job Location: Warren, RI
  • Job# 14521

 

Supply Chain Manager

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

the Supply Chain Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Supply Chain for the Bristol, RI manufacturing facility. This position is responsible for developing and executing short and long-term business strategies focused on optimizing sales, service, working capital, operational efficiency, and operating profit while leveraging the global supply chain plan. Control materials and production schedules to successfully balance production requirements, inventory turns, and purchase prices, while delivering customer requirements on time and in full. Responsible for managing all material, supply, and service purchases for the facility. This position requires frequent interaction among staff levels and across internal and external customers and suppliers, most notably in Sales, Manufacturing, Marketing, Finance, Applications Engineering & Customer Service. This position requires effective collaboration with the global purchasing organization. The individual will have responsibility for problem-solving and decision making, improving purchasing planning processes, and reducing working capital while ensuring the security of supply. Must have the ability to make rapid independent decisions based on supplier conditions, inventory, internal customer needs, and/or market changes.

 

  • Purchasing: Manage procurement activities including demand planning, placing purchase orders and tracking the supply of packaging, facings and other raw materials to optimize supply and working capital at the lowest delivered cost ensuring no stockouts disrupt the production schedules. Understand and utilize purchasing best practices.

 

  • Production Planning and Scheduling: Support all aspects of planning, including overseeing raw material and finished goods inventories to best support customer requirements and customer stocking agreements. Review and track production data and compliance to the schedule. Identify and escalate any risks to future production plans (material supply, capacity or labor constraints, process issues, etc.) Review and reconcile production work orders to ensure inventory accuracy and perform schedule updates.
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  • Distribution: Manage and plan all receiving, shipping and warehouse activities and personnel to effectively address effective material flow into the plant and effective finished product flow to our customers addressing their receiving needs.
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  • Vendor Management: Effectively manage relationships with suppliers: manage pricing and terms and manage vendor accountability for delivery and quality of their products and analyze potential new vendors ensuring that performance is in alignment with purchasing and quality objectives (supplier quality management protocols).
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  • Employee Development: Coach direct employees for growth and continuous performance improvement. Coach plant personnel on purchasing, planning and distribution policies and procedures and provide training as needed.
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  • Support: Participate / provide support for continuous improvement initiatives such as WCM, 5S, SMAT, and other safety or process improvements. Pillar Leader for Customer Service and Focus Pillar.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Purchasing or related field required
  • Masters or MBA Degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of planning and master scheduling required.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience in managing, coaching, and developing employees required.
  • The ability to lead a supply chain group throughout the manufacturing process.
  • The ability to schedule products to meet customer demand. Work with suppliers to get raw material in on time, processed into our system, and kitted for production to produce.
  • In-depth knowledge of computerized manufacturing systems and business processes (i.e. MRP)
  • Planning and Inventory control experience
  • Purchasing expertise

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