Sr Manager Material Planning

Houston, TX 77043

Posted: 09/06/2022 Job Number: 19457

Job Description


Senior Manager, Material Planning

 

Position Summary
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  • Responsible for supply chain and the scheduling of supplier components. 
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  • Leadership for the Material Planning team (Senior Material Planners and Material Planners).
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  • Establish goals to adhere to key initiatives, (100% Safety, 100% Quality, and 100% Delivery).
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  • Ensure parts are on time to support manufacturing  schedules.
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  • Develop plans to reduce inventory.
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  • Develop countermeasures pertaining to under-performing  suppliers.
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Required Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications / Licenses
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  • BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Industrial Engineering or related field.
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  • 2-7 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing Material Planning or
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  • 2-7 years of relevant experience in Commodity Management or Strategic Sourcing
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  • 2-7  years of supervisory experience.
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  • Relevant experience with logistics and transportation.
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  • Relevant experience with JIT, VMI, warehousing, packaging and Lean Operations.
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  • Relevant experience with manufacturing systems (ERP).
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  • Strong logical, objective, analytical and problem solving skills.
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  • Efficient and effective written and verbal communications skills.
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  • Proven background in leading significant change in efforts to reduce lead-time and inventory.
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  • Demonstrated analytical abilities that support optimized  material flow from external suppliers.
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  • Strong Microsoft Excel background (V-Look-up, Pivot Tables, Charts, Macros).
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  • Strong Microsoft PowerPoint background in preparation and development of presentations.
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  • Ability to generate performance based KPI's and hold the team accountable.
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  • Extensive experience in managing expedites and critical parts delivery.
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  • Ability to establish a cohesive material planning strategy that compliments customer order patterns.
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Desired Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications / Licenses
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  • Master's degree in a related field.
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  • Relevant knowledge of quality systems, lean manufacturing processes and project management.
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  • Industrial equipment manufacturing experience.
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  • BPCS and/or (Factory Planner) experience in an AS400 environment.
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  • Combination of backgrounds including purchasing, planning, scheduling, and other Supply Chain
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  • experiences.
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  • Understanding of contracts and general business terms and conditions.
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  • Logistics, 3PL, Air, Ocean and Land Freight familiarity in order to resolve transportation issues.
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Equipment and Tools Used / Working Conditions
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  • Office Environment.
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  • Computer and associated business equipment.
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Shane Readyhough

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