Andersen Corporation is opening a new 500,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona.We are looking for an experienced Materials Supervisor to support the supply chain team.The plant will open in late 2019.Between the time of hire and the plant opening, the position will be spending approximately 12-weeks in Bayport, Minnesota to learn the business, assist in business process design, and develop an Andersen network.
The Materials Supervisor is responsible for leading the plant procurement and material handling team. This team is responsible for:
Establishing optimal inventory levels of raw material and line-side inventory using lean inventory management tools
Releasing purchase orders to suppliers for direct materials
Developing, implementing, and daily operating the put-away, picking and material delivery to the manufacturing operations in a 3-shift operation. Saturday work may be required.
Inbound material handling and receiving transactions
Maintaining Plan for Every Part and ERP data, Kanban, and inventory accuracy through audits and cycle counting programs
Lead, direct, and participate in continuous improvement activities to accomplish plant business goals and objectives in terms of safety, quality, customer service, and cost and staff development.
Provide linkage to support resources such as Enterprise Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, IT, Distribution, and Transportation.
Coach, train, support, and develop a team of flexible, multi-lingual staff in accordance with Andersen Corporation's Lean principles, values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.
Design and implement cost improvement business models across the supply chain that achieves strategic process improvements.
Lead defined, medium-sized projects.
Prepare budgets and projections.
Support corporate sourcing objectives and commodity strategies; understand supplier capacity/capabilities constraints.
Requires ability to define problems, collect data, analyze data, offer solutions, and implement to achieve the desired results; analyze and report performance to plan, recommend corrective action.
Develop and implement effective processes for new product offerings/enhancements and ramp-up/ramp-down plans for material changes.
Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe employee work habits.
Develop a high-performance work team by providing appropriate training, tools, guidance, coaching and feedback. Support and involve employees in identifying and permanently removing obstacles to performance excellence; provide and support developmental opportunities for staff.
Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one's own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.
DIRECTION OF OTHERS:
Supervise the activities and efforts of plant Supply Chain Analysts, Planners, Material Handing Supervisors and Leads.
Assume managerial responsibilities of Supply Chain Manager in the manager's absence.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a 4-year degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management degrees or equivalent experience.
3+ years’ experience working within a purchasing, inventory management, or material handling, function.
Solid understanding of information systems that support supply chain and manufacturing operations including Enterprise Resource Planning and voice picking.
Demonstrated understanding of information systems that support manufacturing operations within this position's scope.
Willingness to learn to operate a forklift, tugger or other PIT is required.Previous experience is preferred.
Must have demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication, facilitation and giving presentations.
Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, analytical and conceptual skills.
Experience with change management strategies.
Experience in team development and leadership; demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people.
Enthusiastic, positive outlook.
Ability to travel as required.
Proficiency in Excel, Word and reporting tools.
Previous leadership experience in a high-volume, lean manufacturing environment preferred.
Experience using and teaching lean tools and techniques such as 5S, 5 why, A3 thinking, visual inventory management, pull systems, Kanban, tugger routes for material delivery, and kaizen preferred.
Previous experience operating within a Foreign Trade Zone preferred.
Project Management experience preferred.
Ability to verbally communicate in Spanish is preferred.
APICS Certification preferred.
Job: Supply Chain
Primary Location: United States-AZ-Goodyear
Organization: Andersen Menomonie Inc
Unposting Date: Aug 12, 2019, 3:23:35 PMOngoing