Sr. Supply Chain Manager Luxtera
Raw materials are a major component and improvements managing raw material sourcing and associated working capital, and optimization of supply and inventory will dramatically affect the company?s bottom line.
The Sr. Supply Chain Manager will manage all raw material sourcing, supply and inventory aspects of the company. This manager will be responsible and accountable for developing, directing and improving current processes involving supplier selection of raw materials and outside services, materials-production planning and inventory control.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Work with senior management team in determining the strategic purchasing direction and proper inventory levels, based upon current market dynamics, for the company.
Working with the design team to influence selection and secure Source raw materials to meet cost, supply and quality requirements in the most effective and efficient way possible. Balance high volume stock purchases against small transactional purchases to assure best material availability for manufacturing.
Establish and Maintain business relationships with supply base to assure expectations and deliverables are aligned and proactively managed for best delivery and pricing available in support of growth plans.
Work with suppliers to establish standard lead times, expedited delivery schedules, tier pricing for volume or special purchases.
Review and resolve certification issues between customer, sales, supplier and quality.
Ensure all related activities comply with all relevant compliance standards both commercial and environmental.
Supply Chain Visibility and Inventory Control:
Establish using industry known best practices inventory planning and optimization programs with supporting critical success indicators and goals.
Maintain real time delivery of small lot and special order materials.
Work closely with production control to assure manufacturing and customer demands are met.
Provide data, reports and analysis as required to support Supply Chain, Finance and Corporate requests for information relative to excess and obsolescence, inventory, categorization and controls.
Control internal and offsite inventories that are managed by suppliers.
Plan and implement recovery system to assure that all defective material is reported and returned to supplier for credit and corrective action.
Develop a ?qualified supplier? process and develop supply base to support rapid and long term growth.
Establish approved supplier list for outside services.
Maintain supplier performance data including delivery, lead time, quality and certifications.
Verify outside testing methods and services are consistent and compliant with customer requirements.
Report late or incorrect deliveries and the impact on manufacturing and customer deliveries.
Maintain regular supplier performance data and reporting system. Prepare and mail regular supplier performance reports.
Maintain supplier quality reports, up to date ISO compliance and procedures and material certifications and test data.
Previous experience of at least 5 years as a commodity leader in SCM or equivalent in the electronics or silicon industries.
BS degree required; MS preferred or equivalent experience.
Experience in negotiating and implementing pricing contracts.
Working knowledge of leading edge manufacturing and supply chain techniques, including Lean, Kaizen, and APICS training strongly preferred.
Strong communications skills with the ability to establish the necessary influence internally and externally to achieve the desired results across the supply chain.
Import/Export Experience and Knowledge a plus.
Proven Ability to:
Be results oriented with strong customer focus.
Take initiative. Demonstrative ability to develop and implement structure and processes.
Operates with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
Positive attitude with the ability to foster relationships throughout the company.
Ability to work with suppliers affectively, to demand world class performance while building good working and business relationships to develop supply for long term growth plans.
Be highly organized and systematic in the face of growth and chaos.
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