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Senior Supply Chain Manager

Company: Staffmark Investment, LLC - Staffmark Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Sr. Supply Chain Manager leads inventory / materials management, procurement, and supply management for whole goods portfolio including tractor, implements and UTV segments across 8 assembly and distribution centers in US, Canada, and Mexico. In this role you will drive strategic and tactical supply chain activities utilizing best-in-class supply chain processes, methods and systems. - PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver on organizational strategy, processes and key performance indicators that will provide the company with a best-in-class supply chain organization.
  • Lead, facilitate, and execute the Sales Inventory and Operations Planning (SI&OP) process in collaboration with sales, finance, product development material planning and production planning with Operations and 3rd party partners.
  • Manage the optimization of SAP ecosystem supporting material planning and procurement to ensure proper inventory levels and balanced against demand plan.
  • Lead transformation initiatives to drive continuous improvement, agility and visibility across the supply chain through evaluation of new technologies and industry best practices. -
  • Work collaboratively with product development, quality and finance to manage performance and capabilities of suppliers to ensure quality, delivery and price commitment.
  • Optimize whole goods inventory across seven distribution centers to achieve fulfillment goals and turns objectives, while minimizing slow moving / aged material and associated costs. -
  • Lead supplier collaboration strategies to strengthen procurement, material planning and dispatch visibility (ie portal, ASN, EDI).
  • Collaborate with product management, sales and marketing on new product introduction and model year changes to ensure material readiness and zero obsolescence.
  • Coordinate alignment of demand and supply planning with operations execution planning to ensure production, fulfillment and service targets are met.
  • Work closely with Logistics Manager to ensure timely dispatch with reliable, cost-efficient carriers.
  • Collaborate with quality team on resolution of supplier quality issues. -
  • Coordinate with suppliers and accounts payable to ensure timely payments and to minimize aging invoices. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, engineering or related business - is required.
    • Professional certification in one or more supply chain / logistics functions a plus.
    • 7-10 years of experience in supply chain operations is required. -
    • 3 years of experience in business strategy and project management a plus.
    • Experienced SAP user is required with proficiency in procurement and materials planning. - -
    • Experienced in developing and leading structured SI&OP process cross-functionally at all levels.
    • Proven change management process experience with the ability to drive positive change.
    • Ability to develop and execute supply chain KPIs from global business targets.
    • Proven track record of driving cost reduction through continuous improvement projects.
    • Possess strategic thought leadership with ability to look ahead and respond proactively - bias for action.
    • Strong negotiation and communication skills, and ability to converse with both local and foreign suppliers.
    • Must possess solid judgement and work autonomously from established goals and strategic direction.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft products including Excel, Powerpoint and Word. - Familiarity with Office 365 is a plus.
    • Experience with international logistics, and domestic TL, LTL freight a plus.
    • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time to domestic and international partners.
    • Strong process-oriented skills leveraging systems, data and business process to drive sustainable improvements.
    • Must speak and write fluent English.

Keywords: Staffmark Investment, LLC - Staffmark Group, Houston , Senior Supply Chain Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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