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Senior Manager, Supply Chain

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior & Expert Level
  • Logistics
  • Sunnyvale

AI generated summary

  • You need a BA/BS in Materials/Supply Chain/Business, 8 years in similar role, ERP software expertise, Microsoft Office skills, communication, decision-making, APICS Certification, and PPE awareness.
  • You will lead a team overseeing manufacturing planning, purchasing, inventory management, and warehousing to optimize plant resources, meet demand, and drive continuous improvement in supply chain processes.

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Materials or Supply Chain Management, or Business Administration required. Other majors such as Engineering may be considered.
  • Minimum 8 years experience leading Materials Management or Supply Chain functions.
  • Other skills and abilities:
  • Extensive familiarity with ERP software with expertise in all Planning, Purchasing, and Inventory Control applications. Must be able to guide subordinates in the use of same applications and lead them to proficiency in same.
  • Ability to use a PC and the following software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with PowerBI is preferred
  • Ability to understand and follow spoken directives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Certificates, licenses, registrations:
  • APICS Certification preferred; CFPIM and CSCP are helpful
  • Personal protective equipment:
  • Safety Glasses, Safety Shoes or Protective Slip-ons when in warehouse or plant

Responsibilities

  • Manage a department consisting of Manufacturing Planning & Demand Planning, Purchasing, Inventory Control Management, and Warehousing professionals, in support of plant manufacturing operations.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and consultant to develop and continuously improve the process each cycle.
  • Build a successful team based on delegation of responsibility and empowering them with the vital resources to complete their assignments, being accessible to team member needs, and developing their skills.
  • Oversee development of production plans and schedules that optimize plant manufacturing resources while at the same time provide the fastest, possible response to demands.
  • Oversee management of the plant’s warehouse which receive, store, pack and ship raw materials and finished goods and ensure compliance with all security, safety & health, and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage the plant’s inventory assets by balancing maximum customer service with minimum inventory investment, making adjustments to lot size rules and purchasing policies as required.
  • Track and report key performance indicators for materials management and related manufacturing activities. Initiate corrective action when departmental performance does not meet target or plan.
  • Work closely with the Plant Management to achieve business objectives and achieve maximum response to an ever-changing market.
  • Manages and initiates innovative ways to reduce cycle times and cost while maintaining or growing quality utilizing Six Sigma and LEAN Principles.
  • Provide leadership and support on other assignments and projects as required

FAQs

What are the essential duties and responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position?

The essential duties and responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position include managing a department consisting of Manufacturing Planning & Demand Planning, Purchasing, Inventory Control Management, and Warehousing professionals, overseeing production plans and schedules, managing the plant's warehouse operations, tracking and reporting key performance indicators, and working closely with Plant Management to achieve business objectives.

What education and experience are required for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position?

A BA/BS degree in Materials or Supply Chain Management, or Business Administration is required. Other majors such as Engineering may be considered. A minimum of 8 years experience leading Materials Management or Supply Chain functions is also required.

What skills and abilities are needed for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position?

Extensive familiarity with ERP software, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ability to communicate effectively, make decisions, and lead a team, are all essential skills and abilities for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position.

Are there any certifications or licenses required for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position?

APICS Certification is preferred for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position, with CFPIM and CSCP certifications being helpful.

What personal protective equipment is required for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position?

Safety Glasses and Safety Shoes or Protective Slip-ons are required when in the warehouse or plant for the Senior Manager, Supply Chain position.

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