Manager, Supply Chain in Oklahoma City, OK at Carlisle FoodService Products

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Position Summary

This position is responsible for the execution of the supply chain strategy. The Supply Chain Manager will bring leadership skills to the team by driving outstanding performance in the areas of purchasing, inventory management, financial performance and process improvement (COS). The manager will oversee and coordinate the activities of team members engaged in the supply chain and accountable for scheduling, planning, purchasing, inventory management and warehousing. The person in the position must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects effectively.

• Establishes and maintains metrics for departmental including forecast and delivery accuracy, inventory and supplier performance and other data leading to identification and implementation of improvements
• Responsible for interfacing with other business functions to ensure integrated business decisions are executed and supporting critical material expedites.
• Maintain proper levels of inventory to support the rapid growth of sales and the aggressive product launch strategy while achieving financial goals.
• program, resulting in cost effective, high quality, and timely products/services from our supplier base. Implement defined strategies to achieve cost reduction targets for assigned product lines and commodities.
• Works with our internal and external partners to identify and resolve issues and ensure supply chain effectiveness.
• Develops and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers and service providers and other partners adhering to negotiated contracts and prices where required.
• Responsible to drive the creation and execution of staffing plans, schedules, quality and process change initiatives, and other improvement activities to enable team to meet and exceed business goals: develop requirements and expectations for each team member, measure results, and provide feedback on individual and departmental performance.
• Supports new product development and product renewal by ensuring upstream planning and procurement of components and other materials, establish launch/distribution plans with Sales & Marketing, and R&D.
• Maintains and updates, as appropriate, SOPs for purchasing, planning, shipping, receiving, material handling and other materials and logistics processes directly or through team.
• Responsible for ensuring inventory accuracy, participation in inventory audits and execution of ECN activities.
• Responsible for ensuring the highest ethical standards of integrity and professionalism are adhered to in the procurement process in accordance with corporate requirements.

Education and/or Experience

• BA in Business or BS in Engineering or related field is required, MS or MBA preferred
• Lean/Sigma, COS and Team Facilitation certifications preferred
• APICS, ASM or other industry/supply chain certification preferred

Experience & Capabilities

• 10+ years of experience in supply chain management of Operations, Planning, Purchasing or Materials Management and/or Distribution function, with at least 3 years in management or supervisory capacity
• Proven ability to build departments and develop and mentor individual contributors and teams
• Proven experience in successful supplier negotiation and contract development
• Visionary with the objective of balancing tactical and strategic issues
• Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationships internally & externally
• Proven ability to adapt, manage and implement change in a fast-paced work environment
• Superior communication, presentation, financial/P&L and problem-solving/analytical skills
• Knowledge and involvement in developing and implementing overall value stream process to establish reliable and transparent processes and procedures for Materials management.
• Experience with common industry supply chain technology/processes
• Ability to travel up to 10%

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