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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER-MANUFACTURING

LONG BRANCH, NJ
Reporting directly to the Long Branch Plant Manager and functionally to the Life Safety Division Materials Manager, the Supply Chain Manager has direct responsibility for leading and facilitating all supply chain management elements for our company's Life Safety Division Long Branch, NJ plant, including: purchasing, planning, scheduling, logistics, transportation and warehouse / inventory management.  In addition to the role’s functional oversight responsibilities, the Supply Chain Manager will also liaison with local and Divisional leadership to champion process and systemic continuous improvement initiatives for the supply chain function which support Life Safety Division business goals and strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Coordinate, lead and facilitate all site materials management, procurement and warehousing / logistics activities; direct management and supervision of site supply chain personnel
    Provide functional leadership to plant supply chain personnel in areas of sales forecasting, capacity planning, production planning/scheduling, inventory management, and customer service
    Calibrate the site supply chain fulfillment model in support of maximizing responsiveness while minimizing total working capital investment; design and manage critical fulfillment processes such as (but not limited to): PFEP, ABCQ classification, min/max replenishment processes, shop-floor Kanban, supplier integration and other pull mechanics
    Leads and facilitates the plant SIOP process for RCCP and Supplier capacity
    Facilitates the Long Branch Plant E&O Materials Review Board (MRB)
    Ensures that the ongoing approaches used across the supply chain function are consistent with OpA and EBS supply chain functional criteria elements and are seamlessly tied to business goals and objectives
    Champions EBS processes and methodologies within the supply chain function; sponsors continuous improvement initiatives designed to consistently move the team “to the next level” and which are in support of broader our company and LSD strategies and practices
    Defines and deploys initiatives to improve the skill sets of local SCM professionals
    Provides leadership and support for plant cost out activities, including negotiation etc.
    Support initiatives to improve EHS culture; achieve near misses goal and comply with all regulations applicable to the business in supply chain matters
    Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives
    Participate in PROLaunch as DGC member when required on NPD and NPI initiatives
    Other duties, as assigned

 
Qualifications
 

Basic Requirements:

    Bachelor degree in business administration or equivalent from an accredited institution is required.
    Minimum 2 years of supply chain experience required
    Experience in MRP, MPS, Min / Max, SIOP and other supply chain / materials management tools and processes
    Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

    APICS CPIM certification
    Prior experience with SAP
    Prior manufacturing / plant experience in supply chain in an industrial setting
    Prior exposure to Lean / Continuous Improvement with demonstrated results
    Intermediate-to-advanced skills in various analysis tools, such as MS Excel
    Effective negotiation and vendor management skills
    Demonstration of appropriate “soft skills:” effective communication, interpersonal relationship and conflict management skills, with the ability to navigate the organization effectively for results
    Highly advanced analytical and cognitive skills
    Working knowledge of supply chain and materials management best practices and tactics

Position Criteria

    Strong analytical skills; ability to mine data to draw meaningful conclusions and guidance for decision-making
    Collaborative, team-oriented attitude geared towards supporting our company's “The Power of One” culture
    Communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with the ability to make necessary status updates and report-outs to management
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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