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Supply Chain Manager

Company: CMC Rescue Inc
Location: Goleta
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The CMC Supply Chain Manager assures the timely and cost-effective procurement of materials, the development and cultivation of strong supplier relationships, and delivers industry-leading service levels without compromising CMC's optimal use of capital. The ideal candidate is a hands-on manager, critical thinker, problem solver and solution provider. RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage

  • Manage and lead the Buyers, which includes goal setting, performance management, mentoring, and employee development.
  • Assure effective teamwork and results within the department by coordinating the efforts of the staff to meet customer service and inventory objectives.
  • Coordinate with Sales, Operations, Engineering and Accounting to determine optimum supply levels of materials. Relationship Management
    • Identify and qualify suppliers with appropriate quality, capacity, and competitive pricing to support the highest possible service levels to CMC customers.
    • Develop and manage supplier relationships and negotiate the most favorable terms to support current demands, while assuring future growth requirements are met.
    • Engage actively in supplier performance management.
    • Identify supplier performance gaps and develop action plans to achieve desired performance levels.
    • Identify and initiate cost reduction opportunities.
    • Develop formal supplier agreements when appropriate to achieve and exceed cost, quality, and delivery goals. Planning
      • Develop material planning processes for internal manufacturing as well as external (purchased) products.
      • Effectively utilize MRP system to manage inventory and safety stock levels for raw materials, components, and manufactured finished goods actively communicating inventory KPI's throughout the organization. Service
        • Address concerns and issues from customer service, sales, and procurement relating to customer needs.
        • Proactively communicate/escalate supply issues in a timely manner.
        • Provide support resource for Engineering, Operations, Product Development, and Product Management to determine the best value suppliers, sourcing plans, make vs. buy and lead-time optimization.
        • Evaluate and recommend actions to improve customer deliveries.
        • Share information and provide reporting on key supply chain metrics.
        • 5 - 10% travel is required to support vendor and supplier relationships.
        • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
        • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
        • Other duties may be assigned as needed. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
          • Demonstrated strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
          • Must have proven inventory management and/or production planning experience.
          • Experience with logistics supervision required.
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
          • Well-developed interpersonal skills are required, with the ability to interact and work effectively across all levels of the organization.
          • Manufacturing background is required.
          • Demonstrated analytical and problem resolution skills.
          • Extensive user knowledge of ERP Systems and/or other Planning Systems.
          • Strong computers skills, including Word and Excel, are required. QUALIFICATIONS (Education and experience)
            • Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management is preferred
            • APICS Certification is preferred
            • Minimum 5 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment with responsibility for production planning, supplier management, and supervision of Buyers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSWorking conditions are in a normal office environment, production floor and warehouse. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit and stand; use the hands to handle, finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel. The employee must occasionally exert or lift up to 40 pounds. Successful performance requires good eyesight with or without corrective lens. This position requires long periods of time working at a computer, including phone work. The ability to travel as is occasionally required. DISCLAIMERThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Keywords: CMC Rescue Inc, Santa Barbara , Supply Chain Manager, Executive , Goleta, California

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