Job Description: and Qualifications
Reporting directly to the Plant Support Manager-North America, the Plant Support Supervisor is a key member of the Materials Management Team. The role is responsible for Materials Management support of Air Products operating plants including materials requisitioning, purchasing, inventory management, quoting for international plants non-stock parts requirements and managing stock replenishment from North America. The role partners closely with Operations, maintenance and purchasing. The role manages 1 direct report.
The role works in a highly team-based and collaborative manner to develop solutions for use at both a regional and a global level in support of South America and Asia. This position is responsible for 24/7 after-hours support to IG North America plants in all material requirements. Travel to plant sites is required when necessary. This position emphasizes organization, planning and execution.
This position is accountable for the following end results:
North American Plant support
Independently solves problems on non-inventoried parts and emergency needs
Completes SAP requisitioning/purchasing inventory
Replenishes inventory at North American operations sites utilizing SAP MRP recommendations and completing Purchase Requisitions to send to SBS
Minimizes inventory investment by utilizing SAP inventory transactions, logistics skills and an understanding of operation critical needs
Able to influence business area, engineering and manufacturing in decision making process
Process replenishment parts (ZSTO) for Brazil, Asia, and Europe
Requisition parts from North American vendors who will not sell directly
Provide quotes for non-spare parts related potential purchases from North American vendors
Create all export documentation for each shipment
Consolidate shipping of multiple orders to the same country-reduce import costs/handling
E-mail tracking information to end country logistics team
Provides guidance to less-skilled co-workers regarding plant support and new plant set-up activities. Teaches plant support/new plant set-up process to less-skilled co-workers.
Able to influence business area, engineering and manufacturing in the decision- making process. Interfaces with Operations, GEMTE and North America sourcing.
Manages multiple, competing number one priorities. Completes ancillary projects concurrently with number one priorities.
Maintains trust and credibility with individuals, organizations and customer groups in conflict situations. Works effectively in a variety of functional and business situations.
Able to lead small teams
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in related field (Supply Chain, Engineering)
Experience working within a global environment; prefer 3-5 years' work experience
Strong SAP experience in either inventory, maintenance or purchasing modules
Strong collaborative skills; ability to work effectively in a high-paced, team environment
Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, highly computer literate
Influence and consultative skills
At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit www.airproducts.com.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.
Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
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