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Site Supply Chain Manager

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Roxboro
State:
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
31 Dec 2019
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity
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.

Formal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (desired).

  • APICS CPIM certified or equivalent (desired).

About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive 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 car 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 Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive 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, colour, 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.


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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