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Materials Supply Chain Manager

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Woodward, Inc.

Niles, IL, US

16 days ago
full-time
bachelors degree

Job highlights

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) required. 2-5 years of leadership experience required. 5+ years of related work in planning or sourcing required. Industrial manufacturing-based experience. Conflict management skills. Demonstrated ability in driving continuous improvement activities. Strong leadership and communication skills. Strong decision making skills. Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, Build-To-Order and Six Sigma methodologies. This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of the ITAR and EAR, or eligible to obtain all required authorizations from the U.S

Responsibility

This position is accountable for providing leadership and establishing direction, setting priorities, managing, and coordinating the flow of materials, parts, and assemblies both internal and from the supply base in accordance with production and shipping schedules. This also includes supporting the execution of Global Sourcing Strategic Plan, Build-to-Order implementation and business and enterprise goals. This position is viewed as crucial to achieving company ROIA and QDRC goals. Define and implement inventory strategies for internal operations and external supplier inventories. Reports to Director of Operations and has direct responsibility for supply management, buyer/planner, and master scheduling. Potential successor to Director of Operations position. Work with Global Planning Systems to exceed customer expectations. Manage supplier contracts and hold Commodity Managers accountable for selecting quality supply base. Manage large portion of inventory and accountable for accuracy of cycle counts. Lead actions to drive 98%+ supplier delivery and submit reports to senior management regarding materials control activities. Participate in Supplier negotiations within CoE to ensure productivity targets are met. Develop and execute department budget, drive compliance to documented processes and procedures, and drive continuous improvement. Provide direction and oversight for development of team members and participate in strategic planning for Materials Supply Chain Management

Benefits

  • Estimated annual base pay: $95,000(minimum) - $119,000(midpoint) - $143,000(maximum)
  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 401(k) match (4.5%)
  • Annual Woodward stock contribution (5%)
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave
  • Dental Coverage
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Savings

Job Description

Description

Woodward’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential. We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path. We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey. Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace for all. Woodward supports our members’ wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. Estimated annual base pay: $95,000(minimum) - $119,000(midpoint) - $143,000(maximum) • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity • 401(k) match (4.5%) • Annual Woodward stock contribution (5%) • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance upon date of hire • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave • Paid parental leave • Adoption Assistance • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life • Member referral bonus • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending • Voluntary benefits, including: • Home / Auto Insurance discounts • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave Application window is anticipated to close 30 days from original posting date. Are you ready to make your mark? If you’re a Supply Chain Manager, we have an exciting opportunity for you! This position is accountable for providing leadership and establishing direction, setting priorities, managing, and coordinating the flow of materials, parts, and assemblies both internal and from the supply base in accordance with production and shipping schedules. This also includes supporting the execution of Global Sourcing Strategic Plan, Build-to-Order implementation and business and enterprise goals. This position is viewed as crucial to achieving company ROIA and QDRC goals. What You Will Be Doing… • Define and implement inventory strategies for internal operations and external supplier inventories • Reports to Director of Operations and has direct responsibility for supply management, buyer/planner, and master scheduling • Potential successor to Director of Operations position • Work with Global Planning Systems to exceed customer expectations • Manage supplier contracts and hold Commodity Managers accountable for selecting quality supply base • Manage large portion of inventory and accountable for accuracy of cycle counts • Lead actions to drive 98%+ supplier delivery and submit reports to senior management regarding materials control activities • Participate in Supplier negotiations within CoE to ensure productivity targets are met • Develop and execute department budget, drive compliance to documented processes and procedures, and drive continuous improvement • Provide direction and oversight for development of team members and participate in strategic planning for Materials Supply Chain Management What We Are Looking For… • Bachelor's Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS) required • 2-5 years of leadership experience required • 5+ years of related work in planning or sourcing required • Industrial manufacturing-based experience • Conflict management skills • Demonstrated ability in driving continuous improvement activities • Strong leadership and communication skills • Strong decision making skills • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, Build-To-Order and Six Sigma methodologies This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of the ITAR and EAR, or eligible to obtain all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. citizen or national, lawful permanent resident (i.e., 'Green Card holder'), or a protected person (e.g., asylee, or refugee). Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans