Supply Chain Manager- Greenwood, SC
The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for all Supply Chain activities across the Plant. These Supply Chain activities include, but are not limited to, Sales & Operations Planning, Master Production Scheduling, Shop Floor Scheduling, Materials, Procurement, Production Planning, Sourcing, Warehousing, Shipping and Logistics.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Supply Chain, Business Admin or Engineering
Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain or operations within a manufacturing environment; 3 years of which must include supervision/management of others.
SAP experience: ECC and APO modules
Preferred-Professional Supply Chain Certifications: APICS- CPIM/CSCP, ISM- CPSM/CPM, American Purchasing Society- CPP/CPPM or similar
Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks on-time
Manage current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements
Implement methods, practices, and techniques to ensure the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain to achieve cost-effective logistics practices and inventory levels while meeting customer delivery requirements
Manage plant purchasing activities for items procured on local basis to complement centrally purchased items
Lead and facilitate the S&OP process for the site, ensures cross-functional participation, accountability, and procedural compliance with each critical step in the process, with focuses on Demand/Supply Alignment and maintaining lead times that meet market expectations.
Develop resources within various functions to create a world-class workforce that supports the Integrated Supply Chain model. Use a combination of performance management, top grading, and recruiting for critical skills to create a highly capable workforce with opportunities for achievement and advancement
Ensure correct planning parameters and transaction disciplines are utilized in order execution systems (SAP) to ensure proper order generation and inventory balances
Manage material cost and schedule impact of proposed engineering changes in addition to taking necessary actions to ensure successful implementation and incorporation of approved engineering releases
Coordinate with Division Supply Chain to provide data and participate in teams to drive best practices across the Electrical Sector, and the company as a whole
Support compliance initiatives and corporate commodity, logistics, and inventory strategies to achieve synergy across the operation.
Lean material management principles utilizing consignment, pull systems, KanBan, synchronized manufacturing, level loading, inventory modeling, JIT and MRP. Demonstrated Lean / Six Sigma principles utilized to drive continuous improvement.
Collaborative Leadership – ability to work with peers and subordinates in a constructive yet aggressive manner to accomplish results
Strong interpersonal / communication skills to collaborate effectively building a team consensus with the ability to influence others
Ability to articulate strategic business direction to all levels of the organization including the senior leadership team
Strong analytical, problem solving, project management and facilitation skills
Exemplary leadership and talent development / mentoring skills
Self-starter with the ability to drive cross functional improvement
Exceptional time management and organization skills
Working knowledge, understanding, and demonstrated use of S&OP principles (Oliver Wight preferred)
Ability to quickly attain Product / Process knowledge
Strong PC skills – Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
Strong Business Financial acumen