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This position is responsible for supply chain execution to meet customer delivery expectations, to establish the vision, strategy and organizational structure which will accomplish this objective, responsible to make business level decisions which impact KPI results.
Annually review the appropriateness of the vision, strategy, goals and objectives
Annually conduct a review of the organizational structure to determine current effectiveness
Conduct regular coaching sessions with planning supervisors to ensure alignment
Communicate regularly progress feedback to the entire team
Solicit input from all members opportunities for improvement
Identify internal and external risks which threaten supply continuity
Actively participate and provide support to escalation situations
Prepare presentations and reports as needed for Leadership
Support and participate in plant-wide initiatives
Influence cross-functional partners and manage expectations of leadership to meet SCE objectives.
Conduct frequent SCE-wide reviews to ensure appropriate actions are being taken
Manage areas of Customer Service, Distribution and Manufacturing Materials Planning, and Purchasing of the Huntington facility OE, Remanufacturing, Aftermarket Distribution, and Driver Control Module businesses.
Responsible for SIOP and Inventory Management.
Drive and achieve plant performance goals and objectives including Delivery and Inventory, Performance.
Provide clear direction and priorities for department members including the establishment of individual goals and training plans through the performance feedback SDIII process. Create fun, productive and learning environment.
Establish daily tools to drive accountability and informed decision-making to the appropriate level.
Create boundary-less materials organization to support supplier transitions and assure customer satisfaction through product distribution and manufacturing.
Implement Lean Enterprise techniques to improve distribution material flow and efficiencies.
Posture people and systems to support new business growth opportunities.
Work closely with other Leadership team members in support of Safety, Quality, Operations, HR and Finance objectives.
Nourish cooperative, team-based environment.
Support inter-site cooperation to achieve BCVS goals and objectives.
Support Product Safety Management and execute activities defined in Quality Procedure Q-01-002
Overall systematic view
Expert Problem Solving
Purchasing and production planning expertise
Risk identification and mitigation skill
Works well under pressure
Demonstrated knowledge of Materials and Supply Chain Management, MRP system, SIOP, JIT, Lean Manufacturing, Direct Line Delivery, and QS9000.
Passion for customer satisfaction.
Enthusiastic and approachable.
Ability to drive change from concept to completion across functional boundaries.
Capable of energizing materials organization to world class performance.
Six Sigma philosophies engrained in approach to job.
Successful continuous improvement through innovation and problem-solving skills.
Sound communication skills: presentation, written, and oral.
Mature time management and prioritization skills.
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline required, Master's degree preferred
Greenbelt certified preferred
APICS certified preferred
What does Bendix have to offer you?
Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
401k Plan with Company matching
Retirement Savings Plan
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
Wellness Program and incentives
On-Site Fitness Center
On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment
The position 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.