Supply Chain Director – Gastonia, NC USA

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Strategic level responsibility as Supply Chain Director for global industry leader as Tier 1, Tier 2 Automotive Supplier.  Enhance Site Manufacturing Excellence thru the development and continuous improvement of material and information flow processes in order to meet customer demand, enhance material flow and optimize inventory.

— Responsible for Supply Chain budgeting and management of operations withing budget, and all budget reporting.

— Responsible for management of Logistics Protocol to supply base  and  coordination of corrective actions for non-comforming packaging.

— Responsible for appropriate system responses and containment for Customer complaints associated with Supply Chain failure modes including PFMEA, CP and Standardized Work instructions management.

— Primary point of contact of SAP SD, WM and MM issues.

— Responsible for all inbound receiving inspection including dimensional analysis, reporting, containment and sorting activities.

— Responsible for approval and coordination of supplier charge back process.

— Responsible for management of SAP Electronic Receipt Settlement (ERS) functionality with SAP.

— Responsible for coordination of all inbound supplier deliveries, and expediting as needed.

— Responsible for all NAFTA reporting, as well as all import/export clearance documentation.

— Responsible for management of both on-site and off-site warehouse operations.

Deploy, manage, monitor and improve planning supply chain processes within the site:

— Capture and communicate customer demand

— Ensure the effective use of available internal capacity/resources

— Synchronize external resources

— Ensure inputs to the planning processes are regularly reviewed and monitored for accuracy and corrected accordingly (inventory accuracy, BOM’s, routings, shop floor order control and other master data).

— Ensure movement of materials on time and in full at all points in the process in line with agreed upon plans.

— Ensure proper control and storage of inventory

— Continuously develop external materials network to achieve lowest cost movement of material into and out of plants.

— Ensure appropriate supply chain targets are achieved (Customer DSA, Inventory Turns, etc.)

— Contribute to the longer term strategy (3-5 year plan) for the site from a supply chain perspective.

— Develop and deploy the supply chain Continuous Improvement plan and projects to achieve business plan.

— Responsible for annual and as needed Physical Inventory processes.

— Provide support for Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning, forecasting and reporting for site.

— Primary escalation point for Customer and Supplier delivery/logistics issues.

— Responsible for communication and enforcement of Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality policies and procedures

Direct Reports: 3-8
Headcount managed: 60


— Bachelor’s level degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or Finance with 10 years Director level Supply Chain experience in heavy manufacturing

— 7+ years of experience in Tier 1, Tier 2 Automotive supplier, including staff management

— ERP systems knowledge, SAP and MS Office expert level required

— APICS Certification desired

— US Citizenship or Green Card required



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