Rapidly growing vertically integrated manufacturer located in Jackson, Tennessee serving Tier 1 automotive manufacturers.
Are you ready to use your background in materials management to get in on the ground floor with an emerging company transforming manufacturing in the US? If so, see the details below and consider applying! - Develop, implement and manage cross-functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates make versus buy, finite capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements - Performs analysis of customer demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute build to order and build to forecast plans - Coordinate with cross-functional business teams to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support customer demand - Establish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, purchasing, and material control - Establishes and supervises production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progress of production and reviewing factors that affect schedules - Develop and execute a sourcing strategy to meet the company’s business growth and sourcing requirements. - Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets - Engage suppliers in pricing negotiations to actively drive cost down - Establish, implement, and manage system to evaluate, monitor and report supplier scorecard performance - Coordinate and work with quality, engineering, machining and assembly operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedule to proactively identify and address any issues - Responsible for accuracy of inventory counts by implementing and managing, in conjunction with Finance, an inventory control system, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future. - Achieves financial objectives by working with management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions - Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets