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Company: AmesburyTruth
Location: United States of America
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


SC0015 03/10/2020 Job Title: Supply Chain Manager - BILCO - Trumann Shift: 1st Department: Operations Location: Trumann Reports To: Director of Operations, Architectural Products FLSA Status: Exempt Position Purpose Responsible for material planning, purchasing, and finished goods inventory control for the Architectural Value Stream. Drive operational excellence through the use of Lean manufacturing techniques in purchasing and inventory control. Achieve material control objectives and finished goods stocking levels. Actively participate in effective functioning of the Architectural Value Stream. Responsibilities include dotted line reporting relationship from those doing inventory control and purchasing at the Juarez plant. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Supervise, train and motivate the Buyer/Planner and Stock Room Personnel in Trumann, t
&npsp;  •promote a productive and cooperative work environment, and ensure that this person is well trained and effective. Supervise the stockroom, ensuring that product being received is accurate according t
&npsp;  •the purchase order, and meets BILCO standards for material and components. Ensure the same in a dotted-line reporting relationship with the Materials Supervisor in Juarez. Material Planning and Control - Determine and maintain material inventory levels and order points t
&npsp;  •meet manufacturing schedule, and support the company's inventory reduction goal. Develop and input annual master production schedule for architectural products; update and input revisions as necessary. Recommend re-forecast as appropriate. Initiate purchase requisitions or material releases as needed. Ensure proper reporting of material transactions. Determine finished goods stock and production levels, and vary t
&npsp;  •meet customer need. Input data t
&npsp;  •request materials or components from other plants t
&npsp;  •satisfy Trumann fabrication schedules. Develop strategic and weekly cycle count plan for plant. Track results monthly and act as needed. Initiate and oversee taking of annual physical inventories, and preparing of related reports. Actively participate in reviewing Bills of Material t
&npsp;  •ensure that material identification, transfer and inventory information is accurate. Purchasing - Develop annual standard cost updates for raw material purchases. Monitor and update cost quarterly. Place blanket purchase orders for material t
&npsp;  •be used in both Trumann and Juarez, including special buy items, as inventory held for use by vendor and released by the individual plants, in a way that supports the company's inventory reduction goal. Interface with staff at the Juarez plant t
&npsp;  •monitor releases against blanket orders, and resolve issues there. Provide guidance regarding local purchasing activities in Mexico. Provide training t
&npsp;  •improve functional expertise. Monitor supplier compliance t
&npsp;  •supplier quality manual, take action as necessary, including replacing vendors. With peers from other facilities, maintain the "Certified/Approved Vendor List" for all vendors, in compliance with the ISO Standard. With peers from other facilities, maintain the Product Description file used for purchase order preparation. Actively participate in the Vendor Certification program. Issue Vendor Corrective Action Requests as appropriate, and ensure that corrective action is initiated and maintained. Review and evaluate Price Variance report daily; research and resolve variations; recommend changes t
&npsp;  •vendor or purchasing practice as appropriate. Provide Finance with projected costs of standard purchased items t
&npsp;  •determining individual standard costs. Participate in product cost reduction programs through cost savings in purchased goods or services. Research available vendors for potential materials or components for product development. Determine material costs, availability, tooling necessary, and supplier capabilities. Analyze results and make recommendations regarding the most viable materials and sources Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Knowledge of lean manufacturing (especially purchasing & materials control), lean management concepts and techniques. Knowledge of math at the algebra level. Highly driven, self-motivated, and able t
&npsp;  •work under pressure with minimal supervision. Energetic and friendly with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability t
&npsp;  •interact effectively with others, both within & outside the department. Must be well organized, detail oriented and comfortable with multi-tasking. Proficient with MRP, Kanban and Microsoft Office tools. Excellent keyboarding skills. Ability t
&npsp;  •work effectively as a team and comfortable with the continuous improvement found in a lean manufacturing environment. Qualifications / Prior Experience Four year degree in field related t
&npsp;  •business, purchasing or materials management. Minimum of five years of experience with purchasing or materials related activities in a manufacturing environment. APICS or Purchasing certificate a plus. Work Environment / Other Requirements Ability t
&npsp;  •sit at a desk with a computer for eight hours at a time, with appropriate breaks at approximately two-hour intervals. Ability t
&npsp;  •bend t
&npsp;  •floor level and reach 4 feet high, t
&npsp;  •retrieve and file various materials. Ability t
&npsp;  •move around the office and manufacturing floor t
&npsp;  •access files and obtain information from other departments. Ability t
&npsp;  •travel overnight and remain for up t
&npsp;  •tw
&npsp;  •weeks at other plant locations.

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