Summary of Responsibilities:
Establish Supply Chain Strategy for CPS division and that are with adaptation applicable to FSC and CPT
With Finance, Operations and Senior leadership establish and maintain appropriate inventory targets
Lead implementation of S&OP.
Lead monthly S&OP process
Provide work direction to Supply Chain team to establish and execute plans to implement Supply Chain Strategy
Set standard business processes for purchasing, supply management, supplier quality assurance, logistics and production planning
Establish commodity contracting thru standard supplier agreements based on Q, C, D (Quality, Cost and Delivery)
Maintain Material and Purchased components stock levels to meet production and distribution requirements while maintaining inventory at target levels
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:
Lead cross-functional team to manage demand to supply methodology and then migrate to fully implemented S&OP process
Maintain inventory levels by Product Line, Distribution site and in Total at targeted levels
Lead Demand / Supply monthly review
Convert demand forecast into a supply plan to meet customer orders and Distribution requirements on time and within inventory targets level
Implement S&OP process and conduct monthly S&OP meetings with Sales, Engineering, Finance and Operations Management to convert Demand to Supply that meet financial targets.
Develop and present consensus S&OP plan to Company Leadership- MBR
Establish and maintain safety stocks and material min/max quantities
Maintain shop production orders to meet customer order commitments with best productivity
Develop and implement a cycle count program that drives integrity in the perpetual inventory records
Remain current and inform senior management of significant changes in Supply and Costs.
Direct supervision of:
Manager of Demand & Production Planning
Buyer/Planners x 6
Indirect supervision thru Manager of Demand & Production Planning:
Production Planner x 2
Matrixed management of FSC Purchasing Manager (matrixed with FSC President) to leverage best SC practices
Proven Supply Chain management leadership in a manufacturing organization
Prior implementation and use of S&OP process
Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-functional team leadership capabilities required.
Education and/or Experience:
MBA or other Advanced Degree and 5 to 8 years direct Supply Chain experience; including in Supply and Demand Planning, Procurement and Logistics; alternatively BA in related area and 10+ years experience in all aspects of Supply Chain operations
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Hazardous material certification preferred
Other Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Able to work effectively within and lead in a team environment
Material Requirements Planning
Continuous Improvement Process