Supply Chain Manager in St. Augustine, FL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description

Directs and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in purchasing raw materials, scheduling of manufacturing operations, and customer interfacing via inside sales representatives. Leads sourcing activity to identify and establish relationships with vendors. Develops key vendor relationships to support collaborative and partnering initiatives. Responsible for the implementation of all policies, practices, and procedures pertaining to Purchasing personnel. Supervises the issuance of all purchase orders, insuring the inclusion of required specifications, prices, terms and conditions by performing the following duties personally or through assistant personnel.Responsible for the supervision of all inside sales personnel, ensuring that all customers, representatives and distributors receive prompt and professional response to their inquiries. Responsible for the coordination, sequencing, capacity analysis and execution of production schedules in manufacturing. Also responsible for direct and indirect inside sales management of customer contact in all areas relating to inquiries, orders, scheduling, delivery" customer issues and all related questions.


• Responsible for purchasing, inventory control, production control and inside sales departments.
• Responsible for managing vendors and sources to ensure effective cost and service performance.
• Develops collaborative/partnering relationships with key vendors, including objectives and measures, to promote processes that will reduce lead times and costs and insure product and service quality such as vendor managed inventories (VMI), electronic data transfer or Internet ordering.
• Responsible for production planning, capacity planning, and scheduling activities.
• Manages the S&OP process
• Ensures focus and management of working capital
• Works with Sales departments to effectively translate the sales forecast demand into the plant capacity schedule.
• Analyzes raw material market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and prepares market analysis reports.
• Prepares departmental budget and monitors expenditure of budgeted funds.
• Develops and improves processes to control working capital.
• Manages the establishment of departmental procedures and practices to ensure efficient operation and continuous improvement.
• Manages the process for the preparation and issuing of purchase orders and change notices insuring the inclusion of required specifications, prices, terms and conditions, and other relevant purchasing information.
• Works closely with the Sales Group to understand the business strategies for product lines and strategically aligns our procurement practices and supply chain in support of the business strategy.
• Informs Production, Sales, and Engineering departments of required lead times, availability, and status of ordered components and consumables.
• Interprets and enforces company policies and safety regulations.
• Arranges for disposal of surplus and obsolete materials.
• Prepares reports of purchasing measures against objectives.
• Responsible for performance of the following key metrics: customer on-time delivery, working capital, and supplier on-time delivery and quality performance.
• Works with the corporate CarlisleIT supply chain group to effectively implement supply chain improvements and productivity savings.
• Participates in the Carlisle Operating System

•Other duties may be assigned•


Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of supervisory and non-supervisory personnel. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance to company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning assisting, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Provides ongoing training to applicable staff to develop and encourage their technical and operational performance. Meet with appropriate staff on a timely basis for performance evaluations and goal setting.

Ensures company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all Purchasing department functions.

The ideal candidates should have:

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Production, or Purchasing Management from four-year college or university or equivalent work experience. APICS/CPIM/Supply Chain certification desired.
• Eight years of proven experience in a professional Materials position desired. Cable and electronic component purchasing experience desired or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Strong Management Skills; three to five years experience required.
• Advanced materials management skills.
• Strong skills in work planning, capacity analysis, and scheduling.
• Exceptional negotiation skills.
• Advanced customer interface skills.
• A team player that can relate to people at all levels of the organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
• An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and a positive professional image.
• Ability to be flexible and able to function comfortably in a fast paced, constantly changing and ambiguous environment.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, vendors, and employees. Portrays a positive and professional image. Ability to establish relations with a wide range of personalities, cultural backgrounds and educational levels.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as percentages, ratios, and proportions to job-related situations.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Advanced knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems, as well as manufacturing process and procedures, and the ability to share this knowledge with others.
• Computer skills, MS-Excel and MS-Access beneficial.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to work in a factory environment to include walking in the factory floor, walking up/down stairs and other related activities in addition working in an administrative environment, to include computer and presentation skills.

Up to 15% travel may be required.

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