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Supply Chain Manager (Manufacturing)

Confidential Lexington, KY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Site Supply Chain Manager  is responsible for the development and execution of 1-3-month S&OP production plan for all product lines. This position supervises the plant planning staff. This includes planning backup and support; raw material escalation; lab priorities; glide path for the site; root cause for schedule conformance; materials returned to vendor; slob; blocked inventory and the plant focal point for backlog. Accountable for leading the optimization of production planning, the balancing and the execution of the demand and supply plan at the site. Implement processes to meet and exceed customer requirements and business expectations across a 3-month horizon. Accountable for developing a 3-month S&OP plan for production based on the demand plan provided by the demand team from customer forecasts.

Job Description

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (List in order of importance)

    • Owns month 1 to 3 in the S&OP supply plan.
    • Drives the deployment of the supply planning process and the overall S&OP process across within the manufacturing site(s).
    • Manages and provides leadership for the planning staff at the manufacturing site(s).
    • Provides leadership to incorporate corporate initiatives into supply, inventory planning at the manufacturing site(s).
    • Develops training and/or mentoring programs to build the capabilities of the site planning staff.
    • Responsible for the management and decision making on inventory production planning in collaboration with stakeholders such as operations and commercial teams.
    • Responsible for implementing product planning strategies/inventory targets and implementing within SAP at the manufacturing site(s).
    • Establishes and reports clear metrics, aligned with global policies, to manage the supply chain processes and results at the manufacturing site(s). Provides data that drives actions including root cause analysis, problem solving, actions, owners and timescales
    • Deploys best practices to ensure customer and business expectations are met for all processes.
    • Leads the efforts to resolve supply issues, escalates to sourcing as required to maintain business continuity.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

    • **Bachelor’s Degree** in supply chain, business or a related field **required**
    • MBA preferred
    • Six Sigma, and/or Lean Certification preferred
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive job experience in demand and supply planning, logistics and procurement required in chemical, pharmaceutical or related industries
    • Detailed knowledge of SAP best practices and production planning super user capabilities required

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

    • Ability to communicate clearly the intended message in formal and informal settings
    • Ability to build relationships with other team members and gain commitment toward stated goals
    • Strong project management skills, prioritization and planning skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and coach
    • Strong business acumen
    • Demonstrated people leadership skills
    • Ability to work well with others and in teams
    • Root cause analysis capabilities
    • High degree of positive customer focus
    • Strong hands-on capabilities
    • Outstanding systems and analytical skills
    • Strong skills in SAP
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Strong drive for results
    • Ability to be proactive in addressing corrective actions
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Company Description
Multi-billion dollar, nationwide leader in their industry.


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The company is booming! So much opportunity for growth! Many facilities around the country.

Multi-billion dollar nationwide leader in their industry.


Lexington, KY



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