Lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier reduction/evaluation/certification, supplier follow-up, price negotiation and compliance.
Understand matrix responsibilities for Production Planning's manufacturing resource-planning activities.
Monitor shipping/receiving performance and investigates discrepancies to resolve/eliminate process deficiencies.
Accountable for location materials metrics and Standards of Performance.
Define and implement automated systems to plan and track material flow from customers through procurement to delivery to support a supply chain management strategy.
Ensure all the location material management policies are consistent with the inventory control objectives of the Corporation.
Work closely with divisional materials personnel to maintain continuity with purchasing and supplier management processes.
Facilitate corporate purchasing and materials initiatives including common part numbers, supplier managed inventory, consolidated purchasing agreements, supplier reduction and supplier quality certifications.
Advise on supplier-managed inventory or supplier-based contracts with customers.
A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.
8+ Years Material Planning, Scheduling, Warehouse and Purchasingexperience.
3+ Years Leadership and Management experience.
Manufacturing Industry experience an Industrial environment…HVACR, Automotive, Electronics, Medical Device, Aerospace, etc.
Extensive experience in state-of-the-art materials management systems including supply chain management, cash flow and asset management, JIT, MRPII, cellular manufacturing.