IDEX Supply Chain Manager (Greater Baton Rouge/Geismar, LA Area) - copy in Geismar, Louisiana

Title: Supply Chain Manager (Greater Baton Rouge/Geismar, LA Area) - copy

Business Unit: Aegis Flow Technologies

Location:

6041 Industrial Dr

Geismar, Louisiana, 70734

United States

Function: Operations

Description:

POSITION TITLE:

Supply Chain Manager

REPORTS TO:

General Manager, Aegis

BUSINESS UNIT:

Aegis Flow Technologies, LLC

POSITION LOCATION:

Geismar, LA -Greater Baton Rouge Area

JOB SUMMARY:

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for all supply related activities within the Business Unit, being Inventory Management, Material Planning, Purchasing, Shipping, Warehousing & Transportation with a primary emphasis on delivering superior on-time delivery to the customer without negative impact on working capital. Responsibility spans the Geismar, LA & Pasadena, TX sites.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:

  • Achieve on-time delivery and quality metrics to target through supply chain development and inventory management

  • Balance working capital with the demands of business using a strong Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process

  • Strive for continuous improvement and savings with a robust and executable sourcing funnel

  • Implement & promote an Operational Excellence culture throughout Aegis with the goal of increasing capacity & productivity, maintaining quality, & meeting customer/manufacturing profitability targets

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement global strategic procurement plans for top suppliers

  • Optimize the supply chain with the goal of reliability and sustainability of all relevant processes and interfaces

  • Improve supplierquality / validationprocess (PPAP)

  • Professional contract negotiation and contract management

  • Implement continuous improvement, standards, tools and (lean) procedures in supply chain processes

  • Develop and manage metrics andscore cardsfor suppliers surrounding quality, on-time delivery, cost reductions and sustainability

  • Drive inventory accuracy and optimization of materials, warehousing, and logistics

  • Control and improve stock levels / obsolete stock levels

  • Provide motivational leadership & direction to all aspects of the Order Fulfillment process to achieve Safety. Quality, Delivery & Cost goals while enhancing teamwork

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong project planning experience with the ability to coordinate across different sites involving multiple teams

  • Ability to prepare comprehensive & accurate reports, forecasts, estimates & budgets

  • Demonstrated success with Strategic Sourcing efforts & cost savings

  • Excellent oral & written communication and negotiation skills to work effectively in a team environment

  • Experience with distribution and/or customized assembly model is a plus

  • Multi-site experience preferred

  • Must be relentless about continuous improvement

  • Previous success designing & implementing supply chain connections & processes

  • Solid Microsoft Office competency, particularly with spreadsheet and/or database management

  • Strong leadership, coaching skills, work ethic & personal ethics

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred majors include Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Production Management or Engineering. MBA preferred

  • APICS certification is a significant plus

  • 5+ years of experience responsible for material management preferred

  • 5 +years in a leadership position with experience managing individuals

  • Must be able to work in the United States- no work visas will be provided

  • Ability to travel between Geismar. LA and Pasadena, TX sites occasionally and meet with suppliers internationally- expected travel not to exceed 20%

TOP COMPETENCES:

  • Drive for Results— Highly motivated and self -driven to achieve company objectives as committed

  • Operational Excellence— Strong aptitude and utilization of Lean Operating Tools

  • Motivates Others— Capable of influencing others while driving continuous improvements

  • Builds Great Teams— Can act as coach/mentor and give sound feedback and guidance to direct reports

  • Customer Obsessed— Attitude of service toward external and internal clients

  • Managerial Courage— Challenges the organization to think diversely and comfortable voicing opposing viewpoint

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW (AEGIS FLOW TECHNOLOGIES):

Aegis Flow Technology, LLC specializes in valve and other industrial flow products that solve the most challenging customer problems in the chemical processing industry. There is a strong culture and legacy of delivering superior product quality and high level of customer responsiveness. AEGIS is proud to utilize sound & ethical approaches to accomplish the highest standards possible for total customer satisfaction, with an emphasis on safety, quality & the environment. Our pursuit of innovative products & services, as well as our commitment to our customer's success, is a never-ending quest!

ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW (IDEX CORPORATION):

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our IDEX Health & Science team. You can enjoy fresh fruits & vegetables thanks in part to Banjo, an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. & if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life®/LUKAS® tool may have rescued you. Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees & manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com.

Aegis Flow Technologies LLC (an IDEX business unit) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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