Supply Chain Manager in Baraga, MI at PETTIBONE TRAVERSE LIFT, LLC

Date Posted: 1/31/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Baraga, MI
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Job Description

Drives Business Results

  • Manage the daily operational activities of purchasing, planning, the strategic sourcing initiatives to optimize product availability for manufacturing and distribution.
  • Improve capacity readiness, reducing costs and improving inventory efficiencies while maintaining high levels of customer service.
  • Use analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance supply chain processes.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify solutions that support operational requirements while reducing the Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Identify, report and deliver cost savings and have accountability of procurement performance metrics.
  • Support senior leadership in defining and executing the company’s operational strategies.
  • Develop a strong, responsive, proactive supply chain through partnership and effective communication.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategy plan; identify potential cost savings and oversee budget, while ensuring compliance with government laws and regulations (domestic/international).
  • Develop, implement and report on inventory reduction strategies.
  • Lead the Supplier risk management assessment process and actions to mitigate risks.
  • Develop, implement and maintain functional metrics to drive continuous improvement.
  • Reduce overall supply risk though contingency planning and understanding of supplier capabilities, disaster preparedness, and financial health.
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements and improve overall supplier and supply base capabilities.
  • Conduct on-site visits and measurements.
  • Identify needs and potential suppliers, solicit bids and review bids then selects suppliers
  • Interact closely with S&OP, customers, plant and functional leaders to ensure customer requirements are being met.
  • Coordinate all internal flows’ improvement actions (lead time reduction).
  • Identify Compliance risks and develop gap closure plans to address risks while implementing a systematic approach to maintaining compliance.
  • Resolve customer complaints/issues (internal and external); using them as an opportunity to understand the true root cause and develop a plan to resolve the root cause.
  • Establish and execute department budget.
  • Become the resident expert on the purchasing and material handling elements of the Company’s ERP system.

Leads People

  • Develop and implement department objectives aligned with overall company strategic goals. Ensure employees connect with how they drive value for the company.
  • Identify talent gaps that are obstacles to superior results, mentor, coach and manage employees.
  • Develop a proficient team with sufficient cross-training and staffing to support the growth of the business.
  • Foster strong teamwork orientation and be a resource for valuing and promoting diversity.
  • Resolve conflict in an appropriate way.


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