IDEX Supply Chain Manager in Geismar, Louisiana
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
Develop, prioritize, and execute short-term and long-term sourcing initiatives that reduce supply chain complexity. Identify and develop best in-region and international supply base for critical components while also reducing overall supply-chain complexity. Use a variety of tools to drive supplier delivery and quality improvements while assuring compliance with corporate policy.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Execute a comprehensive global commodity plan that focuses on alignment of supplier capabilities with customer requirements.
Utilize 8020 concepts to create category specific strategies.
Identify and implement supplier reduction strategies to improve supply chain KPI’s and reduce total cost of ownership.
Build and maintain key relationships with suppliers to effectively achieve Price, OTD and DPPM goals.
Negotiate long-term supplier agreements and contracts.
Lead higher level projects, such as VAVE opportunities.
Oversee MRO supplier partnership.
Maximize the on-time delivery of quality products while minimizing the inventory investment through JIT and consignment inventory programs.
Provide necessary reports for determining material input and material variance forecasts.
Monitor monthly material input and communicate material inventory levels by commodity.
Review purchased material variance reports and reconcile as required.
Monitor market trends and communicate the impact on Aegis processes, material availability and cost to the appropriate business partners as needed.
Partner with Supplier Quality and Engineering on supplier issues and corrective actions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Materials, or Industrial Technology or minimum of 5 years' experience in a purchasing position or related experience in manufacturing, product engineering or machine shop quality.
Documented experience successfully negotiating with Chinese and other international suppliers.
Mechanical and technical aptitudes to understand engineering documents, including blueprints.
OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
APICS or CPM certificate preferred.
Experience with JD Edwards preferred.
Familiarity with sourcing of machined castings preferred.
Experience with Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) preferred.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to move within office and manufacturing complex and perform general office functions.
Must be able to communicate effectively, verbal and written, with people at all levels of the business.
Travel up to 25% of the time, domestic and international.
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Business Unit: Aegis Flow Technologies
Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies