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Materials Manager

Company: FPC of Savannah
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Materials Manager - Greater Harrisburg--Manager to develop and implement improved strategic sourcing policies, including creating cost estimates and forecasts, negotiating cost-effective contracts with key suppliers, and manage a sourcing team (direct reports).This role will work to improve working capital efficiency, improve interplant processes, drive product cost out, coordinate with sales and marketing to support new product launches and drive strategic supplier partnerships. This position reports to the Business Unit Director of Operations.Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and manage the global supply planning and scheduling process.
  • Work with manufacturing leadership to ensure internal manufacturing production scheduling process is robust, efficient, and cost effective.
  • Develop long term sourcing strategy for the organization through development of strategic supplier partnerships and global supplier network optimization.--Lead contract negotiations with suppliers.
  • Implement central procurement and fulfillment strategy and realize cost synergies from global sourcing strategy.
  • Develop and implement inventory management policies for all required materials to support manufacturing and establish inventory plans to meet response times for customers.
  • Partner with the systems group to develop and implement a supply chain system and tools strategy-(SIOP).
  • Identify and drive any additional Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives based upon data inputs from Finance, Business Unit Teams, Operations, CI.
  • Uses ERP data to accurately plan, prepare, analyze, and control materials requirements to ensure orderly flow and delivery of materials to meet production requirements. Own and manage supply chain master data.
  • Develop and implement metrics to monitor key supplier performance indicators.
  • Partner with business unit teams to ensure product cost targets are met or exceeded and delivering on EBITDA and product margin targets.
  • Establish a learning and development culture across the team.
  • Establish goals and objectives that align and support the overall corporate strategy.--Qualifications:
    • To ensure success as a strategic sourcing manager, one should demonstrate sound knowledge of negotiation strategies and extensive experience in a similar role.
    • Demonstrated success driving higher profit margins and a competitive advantage.
    • Bachelor's degree in business, operations, supply chain, or applicable discipline.
    • CPIM or industry certification within Supply Chain a plus
    • 5+ years business experience in a global environment
    • Extensive experience in transformative supply chain leadership roles. Change Agent.
    • Proven ability to successfully collaborate at all levels of an organization
    • Experienced CI/Lean leader with proven success with implementing lean techniques throughout the supply chain a plus
    • Extensive knowledge of network optimization, process improvements, capacity planning supply chain planning/execution concepts, manufacturing and material management functions, and financial/cost account practices.
    • Experience in determining proper cost to serve (including logistics) and cost optimization across multiple manufacturing plant locations.
    • Experience in SIOP development and implementation a plus
    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Keywords: FPC of Savannah, Harrisburg , Materials Manager, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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