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Supply Chain Manager - NMA SSC

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Sanford/Precision Forming
State:
North Carolina
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity
 Role Purpose: Development and continuous improvement of material and information flow processes and efficient utilization of available capacities and resources, in order to meet customer demand, enhance material flow and optimise inventory.

Key Responsibilities

Role Purpose: Development and continuous improvement of material and information flow processes and efficient utilization of available capacities and resources, in order to meet customer demand, enhance material flow and optimise inventory.


 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Deploy, manage, monitor and improve planning processes within the site to:

    • best capture and communicate customer demand

    • ensure the effective use of available internal capacity/resources

    • synchronise external resources

    • actively promoting participation of all functions in these processes

  • Ensure inputs to the planning processes are regularly reviewed and monitored for accuracy using a defined business process and corrected accordingly (e.g. inventory accuracy, routings, BOM, shop floor order control and other master data).

  • Ensure movement of materials on time and in full at all points in the process in line with agreed plans.

  • Ensure control and storage of inventory in line with lean principles (e.g. visible FIFO and supermarket pull systems, Kanban loops).

  • Continuously develop external materials logistic network to achieve lowest cost movement of materials into and out of plants.

  • Ensure appropriate supply chain metric targets are achieved (e.g. customer DSA, inventory turns).

  • Contribute to the longer term strategy (3 to 5 year plan) for the site from a Supply Chain perspective.

  • Develop and deploy supply chain CI plan and projects to achieve business plan.

     


Success Profile: Leader of teams


 


Formal Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree (desired).

  • APICS CPIM certified or equivalent (desired).


 


Reports to: Plant Manager/Director


 


Matrix Manager: Supply Chain Sub Divisional/Regional/Country Director


 


Other Key Internal Relationships:      


  • Engineering: product launch, lay-out changes, capacity planning, routings and BOM.

  • Operations: value stream design, SIOP, MPS and daily execution.

  • Finance: budgeting and forecasting.

  • Sales: sales planning (external customer demand and pricing).

  • Purchasing: ensuring total lowest landed cost.


Key External Relationships:


  • Customers

  • Suppliers

  • Transport/logistics companies


 


Total Number of Direct Reports:


 


Total Number of Matrix Reports:


 


About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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