Job: Director of Supply Chain & Procurement

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Posted: 10/09/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 10798

Job Description

 Job Description:

Director of Supply Chain & Procurement

The Director of Supply Chain & Procurement is responsible for the direction of the materials management and purchasing function to achieve service and inventory goals as well as the development of best in class processes to drive service level improvement and business financial objectives.

The Director will work across functional and geographic boundaries to ensure high levels of customer service and satisfaction relative to inventory service levels and management and communication of inventory failures.

Position Responsibilities

§  Develop and maintain a high-performance culture in the function, resulting in continued success meeting functional KPIs and improved levels of customer service

§  Solid sustainable process rigor leading to substantial material cost reduction targets

§  Develop Supply Chain stress point indicators to identify gaps, shortcomings, risks in the current supply chain model. Create and implement an improvement plan

§  Manage the tactical operations of the materials management and purchasing function & staff

§  Collaborate across functions to ensure accurate forecasting and inventory planning

§  Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy

§  Establish and implement purchasing strategies, policies, and procedures

§  Collaborate with Plant Management to establish inventory safety stock levels, reorder amounts, and lead times for all raw materials and finished goods

§  Establish, build, and maintain relationships with all key suppliers

§  Negotiate pricing, contracts, and payment terms with suppliers

§  Review and resolve any discrepancies with supplier invoices, grievances, claims, conflicts, product non-conformance or quality issues

§  Prepare and maintain supplier evaluation forms and Supply Position Risk Assessments

§  Manage J.I.T and rush sourcing

§  Provide raw material and finished goods projections to key suppliers to ensure product availability on a timely basis

§  Evaluate all purchase orders to ensure that order quantities are the most cost effective possible for material and freight costs

§  Provide Accounting Department with periodic raw material and finished goods material costs to assist in maintaining product costing, and projected raw material and finished goods costs for annual price meetings

§  Communicate all pertinent issues and concerns regarding suppliers, raw materials, and finished goods to all appropriate Supervisors and Managers as needed

§  Identify and develop key talent

Position Requirements

§  B.A. or B.S. Degree required

§  7+ years relevant materials management & purchasing experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.

§  Strong working knowledge of inventory planning, forecasting techniques as well as operational systems and warehouse management

§  Experience with ERP/MRP systems

§  Inquisitive, detail-oriented with strong quantitative analytical skills and an innovative approach to problem solving

§  Excellent MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) capabilities required

§  Ability to coordinate multiple group efforts within the company to achieve objectives.

§  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

§  Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.

§  Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines.

§  Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend and implement improvements within the function.

§  Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

Application Instructions

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Pittsburg
2919 Rotary Terrace
Pittsburg, KS 66762
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3001 Davis Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801
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8225 E. 26th St.
Joplin, MO 64802
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14212 N. Bethel Rd.
Seneca, MO 64865
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C & Porter Streets
Joplin, MO 64802
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3220 Industrial Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Seneca, MO
Recruiting In
Seneca, MO 64865
Space
1216 W. B St.
Joplin, MO 64801
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Not Specified, NS 99997
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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East Greenwich, RI 2818
Headquarters/Plano
5600 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 345
Plano, TX 75024
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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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