Supply Chain Leader Dubuque
This position is responsible to manage and drive the process of continuous improvement for the supply chain processes within assigned area of responsibility, typically within procurement and/or scheduling.
Provide leadership to the supply chain team within manufacturing, including activities such as planning, scheduling, inventory management and procurement.
Develop and execute the plant's supply chain strategy, based on the initiatives of the business and the overall supply chain strategy.
Partner with the Operations Leader to drive supply chain improvements while managing day to day support for manufacturing.
Ensure coordination and integration of manufacturing and planning policies, processes and programs, including customer service and operational efficiencies.
Plan, direct, control, coordinate and evaluate inventory planning and control activities. Manage inventory replenishment processes based on production schedules, current inventory, customer orders and forecasts. Manage purchased, fabricated & finished goods material flow (including the implementation and management of supermarkets).
Develop cross-unit linkages/relationships with resources in Create Order, Plan, Source, Deliver, and other Make areas that encourage collaboration, creativity and maximum performance.
Serve as business application (ERP, MES, etc.) process owner to ensure best practice tools and processes are implemented and sustained.
Acquire the appropriate people, technology, equipment, and financial resources necessary to meet customer expectations and implement the business improvement plans.
Provide appropriate training, tools, guidance, coaching and feedback to team. Support and involve associates in identifying and permanently removing obstacles to performance excellence; provide & support developmental opportunities for team.
Be highly visible to associates and create a safe environment for participation. Promote hands-on, high involvement approaches to problem solving.
4 8 years of Supply Chain or leadership experience
Strong knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing processes/IT systems
Solid understanding of information systems that support manufacturing operations within this position's scope.
Commitment to Lean Principles
Dubuque, IA US