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Division Materials Manager, EPM Division

Location: CARY, NC, United States
Job Family : Planning
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jun 26, 2022
Job ID: 33599

Job Description
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The Manager, Global Division SIOP/Materials drives the key planning activities supporting the Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) process for the division and provides leadership of the Materials Management activities for the division. This position manages the activities of the US-based supply chain planning team and provides direction to the Saegertown Materials Management team. The position also provides functional leadership for SIOP and Materials Management to EPM operations globally. The Manager focuses on process-driven improvement and best practices for balancing demand and supply and integration of SIOP to execution planning. He/She ensures the consensus forecast is valid, reasonable and represents the best picture of future demand for the organization. The Manager also supports and guides the design of the SIOP and execution processes within the regions. Scope of Role
  • This position is responsible for the global EPM SIOP process and materials management.
  • This position is located in Cary, NC.
  • Global business with a scope of >$380M in product shipments from 7 plants and 4 warehouse facilities. This includes direct responsibility for demand planning, capacity planning, production scheduling, procurement and inventory management, as well as indirect responsibility for these functions as deployed within the regional organizations.
  • Direct reports: ~3, indirect reports: ~5

  • Promote and foster a safe work environment
  • Coordinate staff training, development, evaluation and performance planning and ensures talent pipeline is in place for key functions
  • Employs data analysis and information technology to improve division performance and champions material master data accuracy. Guide the organization to utilize existing technology to its fullest extent in daily execution, particularly the forecasting system, capacity planning, PFEP and Materials Requirement Planning.
  • Serves as champion for on time delivery (LISC) and inventory optimization (DSI), working with operations to foster continuous improvement.
  • Champions a lean approach to materials management including material flow and inventory control. Develop appropriate inventory strategies to support targeted customer delivery at the lowest possible cost.
  • Manage and direct the Supply Chain Planning function of the corporation to ensure the monthly execution of Demand Planning, Capacity Planning and Inventory Management processes
  • Ensure that a valid and reasonable monthly material demand plan is maintained that represents all demand across all LORD US manufacturing facilities
  • Ensure that labor and machine capacity reviews are completed each month and cross-functional teams resolve projected supply-demand imbalances
  • Provide analysis and support to the executive team around the SIOP process
  • Local, national and international travel in the range of 15-20%

    Required Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, technical or related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years management experience including 3 years’ experience in marketing, sales, business, supply chain or operations function
  • Experience with ERP / MRP systems and data reporting tools
  • Experience managing results, metrics, and root cause-corrective action
  • Excellent math and quantitative reasoning skills
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously with effective planning and communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend automation opportunities Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA/MS
  • Green Belt / Lean experience
  • Experience in forecasting, demand planning or supply planning function
  • Experience with products and technologies of LORD primary market segments or product lines
  • Certified Professional Forecaster
  • Association for Operations Management (APICS)
  • Parker Supply Chain Executive Development Program

    Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

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