Generac Power Systems

  • Supply Chain Manager

    Job Locations US-WI-Berlin
    Job ID
    2018-14725
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(9/26/2018 5:29 PM)
    Category
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Mobile Products – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Berlin, WI is seeking a Supply Chain Manager.

     

    The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for providing leadership within the facility of responsibility to achieve 100% on time delivery through proper materials management and execution while optimizing working capital. Success in this role is defined achieving key goals in on time delivery, inventory accuracy, facility efficiency, and schedule attainment metrics.

     

    This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and direct purchasing, planning, and materials management responsibilities (inventory control, receiving, shipping).
    • Ensure Supply Chain team is synchronized with production execution capabilities to maximum efficiencies and lowest cost of operation.
    • Work closely with Production Leaders and their teams to achieve SMART goals and KPI’s.
    • Develop and challenge resources to improve performance through systems utilization and process improvements.
    • Lead and improve Order Management best practices, processes and policies that drive perfect order logic including order types/policies, standardized lead times/tier pricing strategies, available-to-promise (ATP), customer resource management (CRM) and electronic data interchange (EDI).
    • Lead and improve planning ensuring SIOP plans are executed within the facility (system integrity and execution).
    • Lead and improve purchasing in conjunction with the Strategic Global Sourcing team to reduce lead times and improve material margins through Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model.
    • Lead and improve Inventory Management best practices including Plan for Every Part (PFEP)., ABC Analysis, Purchasing Methods (PO, Blanket, etc), Warehouse Management (Cycle Count Accuracy, Transactions, Bar Coding, RFID) and Advance Replenishment Methods (MRP, Stocking Programs, VMI, Consignment, Re-Order Point and Direct Pull).
    • Lead initiative to ensure continuity of supply throughout the operations to achieve uninterrupted supply of quality components and assemblies.
    • Partner with corporate Category Management in effectively measuring and monitoring supplier performance.
    • Champions standard Generac tools and methodologies and is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) providing training and certification.
    • Facilitate communication/interactions amongst team members, between teams and other areas. Resolves differences and/or conflict situations effectively.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, or related field OR equivalent experience in the Supply Chain function within a similar working environment;
    • 5 – 7 years of progressive management experience in a similar working environment.

     

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Proven experience as an ERP/MRP (SAP, Oracle or JDE) Super User;
    • Proven experience with material flow by utilizing supermarkets and supplier pull replenishment models;
    • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals across multiple cultures, disciplines and geographies;
    • Experience collaborating with multiple sites and functions to drive common solutions;
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
    • Sound business acumen operating in both High Mix, Low Volume and High Volume, Low Mix Production environments;
    • Solid quantitative skill set and the ability to analyze, think and communicate with well-supported data;
    • Proven track record of successfully managing shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast paced environment.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advance Degree, MS and/or MBA;
    • Supply Chain/Material Certifications – CPM, CPIM.

     

    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

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