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Supply Chain Director Loc: Greater Detroit Area

2016-10-21 08:40:00
Job Type: Full Time only

  • Develop and implement multi-point improvement initiatives to optimize material forecast and flow to improve high-mix, high-complexity, low-volume assembly performance.
  • Need for creativity around the commonality of set-ups, minimum changeovers running work through work centers in the right sequence, and proactive bottleneck management and corrective actions.
  • Lead the implementation of sound materials systems and practices including KPI management, PFEP, SIOP, supplier OTD and quality.
  • Integrate systems and practices into new SAP launch to improve forecasting and reporting.
  • Oversee all activities related to materials, planning, and delivery of parts in accordance with the master production schedule.
  • Work closely with corporate sourcing group to implement strategic sourcing and VAVE initiatives to drive continuous improvement and reduce costs.
  • Analyze market and OTD and communicate forecast/demand information to supplier base ensuring capacity is secured and reduce expedited part delivery.
  • Support new product development materials and planning initiatives from prototype to full production.
  • Two NPIs in 2016 and 0 planned for 2017.
  • Compile Materials and Planning departmental budget, assist in financial forecasting, prepare reports, supplier performance metrics, and coordinate bidding/quoting activities.

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