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Senior Supply Chain Planning Analyst

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Downers Grove, United States

  • Unlimited career growth, training and development

  • Fast growing company

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in their industry seeking a creative and highly strategic and analytic individual to add to their growing supply chain team. This client envisions having a supply chain function that is nimble and proactive in implementing high-level strategies. If you are the type of professional who likes a challenge, this could be for you!

Job Description

Senior, Supply Chain Planning Analyst will lead projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to the business. The professional is responsible for major and complex assignments with long-term business implications related to materials procurement and sourcing. Besides will partner with Supply Chain Category Managers in the region to ensure fulfillment of the operating strategy. The ideal candidate will have significant experience sourcing a variety of components in a rapidly changing, quick turn environment. This position requires a high level of interaction with engineering teams and operations while following required Procurement Policies and Procedures.

  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery, and compliance to terms of contracts (Minmax/Stocking programs).
  • Effectively manage the planning and purchasing of material to support production requirements, creating deviations, implementing ECOs and expediting parts as necessary
  • Monitor performances to the material plan, and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting customer requirements and inventory targets
  • Provide leadership in using advanced planning tools to model, simulate, and release optimized material plans to the organization and in developing, planning and implementing the master schedule
  • Balance strategy development with the tactical execution necessary to execute cost reduction projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations to the general ledger
  • Create and enforce business policies to meet business targets and customer needs, including improving procurement processes and optimizing Sourcing resources to enhance the customer experience with Sourcing
  • Participate in daily production and shop floor lines stoppage meetings
  • Provide technical leadership on MRP problem identification and resolution
  • Participate in developing junior Planner/Buyers to meet production schedules, buyer metrics, and organizational goals
  • Represent department and support New Product Development project requirements
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives using LEAN tools (A3, PDCA, 5Why) that lead to measurable improvement in organizational objectives
  • Lead forecast process development to enhance organization's predictability
  • Interface with design engineering, sourcing, production control, manufacturing assembly, receiving, logistics, quality, IT, and accounts payable

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have/possess:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Has a customer centric mentality
  • Strong analytical, organizational, time management and prioritization capabilities
  • Proven leadership and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in a prior Supply Chain role
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing process
  • Familiarity with production control systems and routines
  • Ability to effectively manage changing and conflicting priorities and resolve appropriately
  • Effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ERP systems user/knowledge of Oracle (or similar) and MS Office (Advanced Excel)

What's on Offer

Highly competitive compensation package and benefits package.


More Info / Apply

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