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Supply Chain Manager

Company: RightPro Staffing
Location: Milford
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Supply Chain Manager
Summary:Manages all aspects of direct material supply, including all transactions, planning, procurement, and cost to ensure that customer orders are filled on time. Supervise the daily activities of the company's buyer/planner group and provide technical and tactical guidance on processes and procedure to achieve company goals. Utilize lean supply management tools to drive efficiency in inventory management, buyer/planner activities, and other transactional activities related to materials management. Drive continuous improvement activities to improve inventory accuracy, inventory turns, material costs, and other materials department goals as identified. Coordinate with other departments and materials groups to leverage knowledge and best practices.
Responsibilities:

  • Assume overall responsibility for the material management goals of the company, such as Material Throughput, Part shortages, Inventory Accuracy, and implement plans to ensure that those goals are achieved.
  • Keep current and manage KPI's (key performance indicators) along with certain programs to monitor performance
  • Drive lean transformation throughout the supply chain and continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement process
  • Oversee Kanban program with the external and internal supply base.
  • Manage policies related to the procurement of goods and services
  • Establish yearly strategic objectives and related action plans and critical success factors for each buyer/planner and the department
  • Develops team members through mentoring and coaching in complex subjects, providing performance management and employee development as necessary
  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information, protect the assets of the organization, act with ethics and integrity, report non-compliance and adhere to all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work with other team members to ensure accuracy of inventory and drive activities for improvement of same.
  • Manage excess and obsolete inventory
  • Work with suppliers to develop effective business relationships to facilitate improvements in all related aspects of the supplier relationship.
  • Achieves financial objectives by working with management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions.
  • Supports cross-functional teams to resolve quality issues working with both internal and external resources.
  • Additional duties/projects as assigned
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or another related field
    • Minimum 5+ years of supply management experience in a high-volume factory environment, with proven negotiation skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of procurement and inventory principles, theories, and processes
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a professional team of buyers
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
    • Strong knowledge of ERP system - JDE preferred
    • Good communications and presentation skills.
    • APICS certification is a plus
    • Maintain and provide a current understanding of industry best practices and technology developments.
    • Identify tools, processes, and metrics to optimize the material throughput
    • Leads by example and motivates people so as to create a challenging, empowering, and collaborative working environment.
    • Strong Lean Manufacturing knowledge
    • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills with the ability to use a structured approach to understand, analyze and solve complex problems/issues
    • Ability to multitask and contribute in a cross-functional collaborative environment
    • Detail-oriented; ability to meet deadlines and sense of urgency
    • Ability to manage and interact at all levels

Keywords: RightPro Staffing, Milford , Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Milford, Connecticut

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