Balance demand and supply volumes globally, focusing on inventory and asset capacity utilization to meet customer delivery expectations while protecting and meeting budgeted financial expectations for cash flow. Develop key metrics and reports on performance and status of global supply. Working with Product Directors, develop and maintain global lead time expectations and drive shortened cycle times. Work closely with the Director of Lean Deployment, Site Managers and site Material Planners.
Insure that global supply chains are adequately planned to support sales forecasts to delivery, inventory, customer service metric and goals for 5 global facilities.
Monitor sales forecasts to actual performance. Reports out differences on a monthly basis. Makes recommendations on revisions to material plans.
Provide input to the development of an S&OP process globally.
Establish global inventory plans for each site. Work with each individual Facility Manager to accomplish. Report out results monthly.
Track actual inventory performance versus planned inventory/budget and progress on improvements necessary to hit commitments. Take corrective actions as required in collaboration with Facility Managers and Product Directors.
Develop and track Kanban replenish cycle times metric.
Accountable for escalation of risks and issues of delivery, inventory, and demand being off budget/plan. Engage in recommending actions to correct.
Escalate key ad hoc issues to stakeholders as needed and engage with the same for quick resolution management.
Assist as required in Customer Service functions as a back-up resource.
Acts as a liaison between Operations and Customer Service.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years work experience in lean supply chain.
Negotiation and organization skills
Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Strong planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work cross-functionally and globally
We offer an excellent benefits package including Bonus, Profit Sharing, 401K match, health, wellness and more!