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Materials Management: Crisis Response (4553)

Posted 2 years ago in Everything Else



Position Overview

Our client, a major CPG company, seeks a resource to lead rapid replenishment of critical materials (raw materials, chemicals, and packaging components) with risk of significant supply disruptions, generally due to supplier issues. The selected resource will manage outage risks by coordinating solutions with cross-functional teams (procurement, quality, and supply chain members) and manage supplier activities to achieve material availability targets, address supplier reliability, and ensure continuity planning objectives.

Responsibilities include:

· Quickly navigate the organization and ERP/specification systems to identify impacted raw material and finished product scope

· Lead team or work cross-functionally and with supplier to eliminate constraints and accelerate recovery. Alternatively, line up alternative sources of supply

· Determine root causes and ensure that corrective actions are effective

· Consider risk of similar future occurrences and recommend/implement mitigation plans

· Prioritize rapid response activity to ensure return on investment and minimize business risk

Skills/Requirements/Capabilities

· 5 years of experience in Inventory Planning, Procurement, Supply Chain, or Quality

· Project management experience

· Strong quantitative and analytical abilities

· Excellent MS Office proficiency: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

· Exceptional interpersonal, communications, and organizational skills

· Detail-oriented

· Strong initiative; a self-starter

Project Start Date and Duration

· Start date: asap

· Duration: December 2013

Project Location and On-Site Requirements

· Location: NJ-PA area

· On-site requirements: 5 days/week

Background check required for selected resource

About Client of OnDemand Resources:

OnDemand Resources, a three time Inc. 500/5000 company, helps talented procurement, supply chain management and operations candidates connect with top tier client companies to deliver critical initiatives on a project, interim and full-time basis. Working with OnDemand is a win-win proposition. Through its strong functional focus, OnDemand provides candidates with the opportunity to pursue their career goals with best-in-class companies while simultaneously providing clients with a single source solution to their needs for exceptional professionals.

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