Supply Chain Manager
Located near Newport, Vermont - Permanent hire
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Join a company who is committed to providing leading-edge solutions and equipment that enhance the overall agility and survivability of the modern 1st Responders, Police, Warfighter and Tactical Operators. With 18 years of experience, our partners have offices in New England, Canada and operate on a Global scale.
Our Vermont facility houses all our major armor and helmet program production. Owning the entire product process gives them the flexibility needed to adapt to a wide range of customer demands and order profiles. In the past 5 years, we have almost doubled our footprint, and we continue to invest in equipment, infrastructure, people and processes to craft our best-in-class protective products.
You will work with and/or lead cross functional teams on lean manufacturing projects and operations initiatives to continuously lower cost, improve lead times and eliminate process waste. In addition to project responsibilities, this leadership position will develop plans with direct reports to create a culture of personal responsibility and continuous improvement in the team.
+ Develops, implements and manages Newport’s Sales, Inventory and Operations plan.
+ Ensures all customers orders are fulfil according to the agreed supply lead time.
+ Ensures all Supply Chain processes and transactions are integrated into Syteline.
+ Implements-Maintain, with the support of the IT team, Syteline MRP module.
+ Optimizes Syteline utilization across Newport users to improve controls and supply agility.
+ Optimizes inventory level to prevent out of stock conditions, meet customer orders lead time and reduced working capital.
+ Develops pull systems for critical materials in conjunction with operations.
+ Manage and train Materials Supervisor, Planner and others team members to enhance their job specific and soft
skills with the objective of continuous improvement in product cost, quality and delivery.
+ Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and material control systems to reduce costs, streamline procedures, and implement solutions.
+ Selects, develops, and evaluates employees to ensure the efficient operation of the Supply Chain function.
+ Establish and maintain metrics to measure performance against forecasts, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, on time delivery and any other pertinent metrics.
+ Perform other related duties as assigned.
+ Four-year (4) degree Supply Chain or Business related discipline or related experience preferred.
+ 10 + years’ experience in Supply Chain Management preferred.
+ 10 + years’ experience working within a manufacturing environment preferred.
+ Previous experience in Supply Chain including planning, scheduling, purchasing, warehousing,
inventory management, shipping and receiving.
+ Previous supervisory experience required.
+ Must be able to use an analytical approach to drive problem solving.
+ Takes ownership for coordinating and implementing process improvements.
+ Detailed knowledge of at least one ERP system required, Syteline experience preferred.
+ Experience in leading Sales and Operations plan
+ Experience in developing/implementing shop floor management systems such as JIT, Kanban.
+ Experience with material planning systems to ensure the timely delivery of all needed materials.
+ Strong problem solving, communication and organizational skills.
+ Experience in ISO 9001 environments is a plus.
+ A stimulating and non-routine work environment where leadership, mentoring and knowledge sharing is encouraged.
+A highly intelligent and likeable group of engineers and professionals are looking to you to steer this ship towards long-term success.
+ Coordinating and exciting Global market share with 70% of customer base being 45 companies and growing based over-seas
+ You have autonomy and trust to develop and streamline a fantastic product for a successful and growing company, who’s goal it is to SAVE LIVES.