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Supply Chain Manager

Company: Hawkins HR Consulting, LLC
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a Tier 1 automotive supplier, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Supply Chain Manager. This position is located within the Greater Lexington area.
Primary Duties:

  • Ensures the work environment is in a safe and healthy condition. Develops, implements, and enforces health and safety policies and practices as required.
  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of best practice for procurement, production planning, production scheduling, inventory control, warehousing, shipping, receiving, and stores.
  • Recommend changes in basic structure and organization of the materials group to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it and provide the flexibility to move swiftly in relation to supply chain problems and opportunities.
  • Plan for and communicate anticipated changes in inventory levels due to customer changes, seasonal fluctuations, and/or product transfers.
  • Prepare sales and operating plans (S&OP) for rolling 18 months to ensure all sales forecasts can be met with balanced shifts and minimum stocks. Conduct monthly reviews with the Global Logistics Team.
  • Control all departmental spending and Supply Chain costs within budget.
  • Proactively manage actions and projects to minimize all Supply Chain costs and prepare regular updates (SCOP).
  • Ensure that detailed operating plans and schedules conform to releases to ensure 100% on-time delivery.
  • Coordinate weekly cycle count activities to ensure inventory accuracy/accountability.
  • Coordinate the plant's annual physical inventory.
  • Minimize part obsolescence, coordinate the sale of surplus materials and/or scrap; provide required documentation for same.
  • Control all inventories within budget level and coordinate actions to continuously minimize levels.
  • Exchanges best practices with the Global Logistics Team as well as benchmarking with other Pilkington facilities.
  • Ensure compliance with all company procedures and TS 16949.
  • Active member of the plant leadership team to assure annual budgets are achieved and plant performance is continually improved, and customer expectations are achieved.
  • Develops skills and experience of the plant materials personnel.
    Qualifications Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Operation Management or the equivalent in experience.
    • Minimum of 7 years in a materials function.
    • Minimum of 5 years of management experience
    • Previous experience in Automotive supply chain
    • Excellent human relations skills.
    • Strong PC computer skills and data analysis

Keywords: Hawkins HR Consulting, LLC, Lexington , Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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