Supply Chain Manager

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Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 80,000 - US$ 95,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_31651
Contact
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

The SCM will help design and successfully execute Supply Chain strategies and processes in addition to supporting the day to day activities around planning, purchasing, warehousing and logistics for the local facility. The manager will drive enhancements in our ERP system to continuously improve on-time delivery to customers, reduce supply chain costs, optimize inventory turns, and increase vendor performance. The candidate will be the single point of contact for all direct and indirect material procurement and be responsible for overall department performance.

The "ideal" candidate is one who can demonstrate an ability to design and implement strategies and processes while demonstrating a passion for servant leadership, while promoting a "hands-on" approach to learning our products and practices. The manager will direct the activities purchasing and warehouse professionals at the plant. The manager will report to the Director of Supply Chain and have a dotted line reporting relationship with the Plant Manager.

Responsibilities:
Planning and Forecasting:
- Build and develop relationships with sales, engineering, operations, and finance to manage product life cycles and on-going demand
- Develop and manage inventory strategies across the supply chain to achieve business objectives

Strategic Sourcing and Procurement:
- Lead negotiation of supplier contracts and management of vendors to ensure price, volume, quality and delivery criteria are met
- Identify and execute cost reduction opportunities across the supply base and all material groups
- Build and develop relationships with key suppliers, collaborating where possible to improve costs, quality and responsiveness
- Identify and qualify new suppliers to mitigate supply risk and ensure supply chain flexibility
- Review and approve Purchase Orders

Warehouse Management:
- Provide oversight over warehouse and warehouse personnel; directly manage warehouse manager and indirectly manage warehouse staff
- Assist with setting and evaluating Safety Stock and Inventory levels to satisfy internal manufacturing and external part sales requirements
- Drive consistency and efficiency in managing and controlling material and tooling needs (incorporation of barcoding, vending, check-in / check-out, etc.)

Logistics:
- Ensure compliance with domestic and international corporate logistics programs
- Resolve service issues with transportation companies
- Verify that all logistics to and from facility are managed and tracked for OTD

Supply Chain Strategy and Continuous Improvement:
- Establish, implement and ensure compliance of supply chain policies and procedures
- Maintain, communicate, and improve Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators
- Improve effectiveness of our ERP system
- Continually develop expertise in Supply Chain team to support company growth
- Complete other special projects and analyses as needed

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- 4 year college degree in business, supply chain, engineering or similar field
- At least 7 years of experience in a manufacturing or supply chain role
- Experience with multiple Supply Chain disciplines, forecasting/planning, logistics, purchasing or quality

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to structure and solve complicated problems
- People management experience
- Excellent time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage workload
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel; Previous experience with an ERP/MRP system is required
- Travel as necessary

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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