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
— 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