Material and Planning Director

Mercury Systems   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 46 days ago

In this role;

Oversees and manages all planning and revenue management activities related to materials management and inventory control in the manufacturing environment. This includes tactical day-to-day operational commitments covering materials management, inventory control and materials functions such as purchasing and shipping/receiving activities. Translates customer delivery requirements into material strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. Defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems in conjunction with managers of manufacturing, quality assurance, engineering, and sales. Develops operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures, while ensuring efficient delivery of the revenue plan for the site or group.

You are responsible for;
Exceptional analytic business acumen, data driven with strong ERP background
Strong systems experience and materials management
AS9100/ISO 9001 experience
Proven record of managing a diverse workforce
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to successfully integrate new products into the manufacturing process including knowledge, experience, and proven adaptability with different manufacturing disciplines
Ability to influence at all levels of an organization
Proven leadership skills
Base knowledge of electronics manufacturing technologies and methods

Achieve revenue targets and goals by adjusting manufacturing schedules while balancing both the customer's needs and the business needs

Maintain accuracy of Work-in-Process inventory

Sustain and deliver commitments and inventory targets

Resolve problems with inventory levels, production schedules, or materials shortages and recommend procedures to avoid future problems

Drive performance improvement based on industry best practices and technological drivers, while delivering our commitment to customer service

Leverage Lean concepts to improve performance relative to run strategies and other key performance improvement opportunities

Leverage technology to enhance demand planning performance

Drive standard operational key performance indicators to ensure efficiency and effectiveness

Create and execute contingency planning

Support product lifecycle management including new product introduction

Assess long and short term capacity utilization to provide recommendation to ensure utilization is realized and or shortfalls are eliminated

Play key role in driving process improvement and participate in cross-functional projects with the greater manufacturing and operations organizations

Interface with operations and planning teams up through the director-level on a regular basis

Ensure the shipment of all company products as scheduled

Monitor the flow of materials from order through receipt, production, inspection and shipping

Influence/coordinate information flow and work cross functionally with production, product development, inventory, purchasing, sales and contracts departments to plan, schedule and implement detailed functional plans

Analyze the process and recommend solutions for more efficient flow of materials through production

Analyze and maintain the data integrity of ERP data (item attribute, BOM's and routings) to insure proper MPS/MRP planning

Supervise the activities of production planners and other supply chain associates by delegating and assigning tasks

To Succeed in this role;
* BS/BA in Business Administration, Engineering or related major; MBA is highly preferred
* APICS CPIM Required
* 10 years of experience in manufacturing operations including at least 5 years of demonstrated leadership
* Experience in electronic manufacturing and Chip & Wire assemblies
* Strong process manufacturing, material planning & purchasing experience.