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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeEducation - 4 Year DegreeExperience - 3 to 10 yearsTravel - Up to 25%Industries - Supply Chain, Management, Manufacturing

Description

Global Employment Solutions is hiring a SR. Supply Chain Operations Manager for a large Manufacturing plant in Brampton.  

Position Overview:

Responsible for managing customer service, production planning, materials planning, inventory control, logistics, and warehousing functions in a highly complex, large plant.  Leads a team of supply chain and warehouse professionals to achieve objectives. 


Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Ensures that customers are satisfied with supply and delivery process.  Leads the planning and communication efforts with largest customers directly. 
  • Oversees the plant production schedule, ensuring customer requirements are met and alignment with capacity plans and inventory targets
  • Manages logistics including carrier partnership activities and incident notifications
  • Directs warehouse activities, including best practices for warehouse optimization and utilization
  • Manages raw material consumption, develops plans to maintain production needs, identifies and addresses any issues to ensure on-time delivery
  • Establishes and implements best practices related to production scheduling, inventory management, warehouse management and material control.  Shares findings and results with other facilities.
  • Manages expediting and lead-time reduction activities to achieve customer expectations and support industry best-in-class production lead times
  • Communicates potential product shortfalls to Corporate Supply Chain team and assists in resolving shortages to meet customer demands
  • Works closely with the Corporate Supply Chain team to optimized capacity and inventory plans
  • Oversees inventory, purchasing and reconciliation of raw materials including resin, preforms, pallets, tier sheets, and top frames ensuring adherence to procurement contracts
  • Purchases other materials and services from outside contractors, such as forklift maintenance  
  • Resolves issues with suppliers of raw material as well as other materials and services
  • Manages periodic physical inventory of raw materials and finished goods, and performs reconciliation of inventory to SAP ERP system.  Accountable for raw and finish goods material variances.
  • Using available data, directs performance improvements in numerous areas of plant performance including transportation costs, material handling, labor utilization, local supplier performance.  Works with appropriate corporate teams to ensure compliance and successful project implementations. Exercises significant decision making in carrying out these responsibilities, and works with a great deal of autonomy
  • Assures all plant safety and accident prevention policies are adhered to
  • Manages team of direct reports and is responsible for employee selection, development, mentoring, and performance management.  Responsible for overall talent management and employee engagement; cultivates an environment of safety, high performance, and ethical and legal compliance; addresses employee relations issues
  • Travel 10%



Requirements


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or equivalent in a related field
  • 8-10  years of experience in supply chain, production planning, and materials management in a manufacturing environment, preferably in plastic injection, blow molding or packaging
  • Functional certification, such as APICS, CSCMP or comparable, is preferred
  • Must be proficient in all SAP modules as it relates to manufacturing
  • Knowledge and previous use of technology tools that enable production scheduling and reporting
  • Demonstrated results in maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods through significant knowledge of raw materials, production processes, costs, and other techniques
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing quality customer service
  • Knowledge of methods for moving materials by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits

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