Supply Chain Manager (#87) Aquion Energy
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Supply Chain Manager
Mt. Pleasant, PA
This is a unique position at a high-potential, fast-growing, battery systems company. The position is a member of the global supply chain organization and reporting to the Director of Supply Chain. The ideal candidate will be accountable for supply chain performance; and will align the plant?s SCM organization and processes towards achievement of company goals. Focus will be required in the areas of procurement, production and inventory control, capacity planning, load leveling, warehousing, distribution, and traffic.
The ideal candidate will be a driven, hands-on leader with expertise in building and managing high-performing supply chain organizations, which operate mutually in corporate and plant ERP environments. This highly visible, mission critical role will create and execute SCM systems and processes that result in the plant meeting or exceeding its goals.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop a successful Supply Chain Management team that aligns with Aquion?s strategy. This includes the build-out of a focused and collaborative SCM team.
Lead ERP implementation and operation at the manufacturing plant and develop methods and metrics which insure world class systems for continuous improvement.
Ensure excellent supplier management encompassing quality, on time delivery, consigned inventories, responsiveness and cost. Work with manufacturing to measure supplier performance and to ensure supplier qualifications and certifications going forward.
Work closely with Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure that BOM costs are accurate in the present day and that future cost down opportunities are properly reflected and understood by engineering and manufacturing.
Assist the engineering and manufacturing groups in understanding and forecasting the low and high volume costs of the product BOM's during development and transition to manufacturing. Support any make/buy analyses and decisions.
Forecast future movements in supply chain key metrics, specifically in the commodities markets. Work with finance group to explore innovative ways of reducing cost and risk in the supply chain including currency hedging and futures purchasing.
Assist as needed with the negotiations and the procurement of a large set of capital equipment, operating expenses and services associated with building and expanding the factory.
Responsible for constraint-based, strategic and tactical production plans, schedules, capacity planning and utilization.
Accountable for optimizing all logistics, conformance, and costs (inbound/outbound, domestic/international).
Develop systems and tools of accountability to ensure ongoing, measurable performance improvement for people, processes, and products.
Accountable for inventory levels which simultaneously optimize the balance sheet and maximize customer satisfaction.
The Supply Chain Manager must be a strong leader with prior successful experience managing SCM organizations in rapidly-growing companies. Prior startup / early stage experience in a manufacturing plant is strongly preferred.
This position requires a Bachelor?s degree in Business or Engineering and ten or more years of experience with materials management, purchasing, production control, inventory control and logistics. APICS and CPIM certification desired.
Direct experience with all or most of: bulk materials and chemicals; raw materials; injection molding; manual to semi-automated manufacturing equipment; batteries; energy storage. Experience in the battery or related, materials-intensive industries is highly desirable.
He/she will be able to think strategically and at the same time act tactically. The ability to be hands-on and lead by example is critical.
Must have competency to implement a Win/Win system in all phases of the business and be recognized as a proficient negotiator.
Significant strength in strategic low cost region sourcing and logistics
Must be proficient with ERP systems as well Microsoft Outlook Office tools; including project management tools and systems. Familiar with quality systems and standards. ERP implementation experience a plus.
Demonstrated strong communication skills and executive presence combined with high energy to drive an SCM team to exceed its goals. Must be a role model, motivator, and driver of results.
The Supply Chain Manager must thrive in an environment of constant change, tight time limits, and limited resources - deriving satisfaction from the challenge of building a unique business and taking ownership of all things SCM. This person must be truly ?inspired? by working in early stage-firms.
The ideal candidate will have the following personal characteristics:
A natural leader who inspires their team, as well as the overall company, to excel
Passionate, highly competitive, hard-working and results-oriented. Wants to win
Creative, confident, self-motivated, organized, and hands-on with a "can do" attitude
Possesses a sense of humor and an "outgoing" personality. Team player that can work effectively with a broad range of people.
Maintains the highest ethical standards and integrity for themselves and for the entire organization
An appropriate compensation package will be provided to attract the highest caliber candidate. The compensation package will include salary and performance bonus as well as incentive stock options.
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