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Manager Supply Chain

Company: Ensign-Bickford Industries
Location: Graham
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

This opportunity is located within our Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company business, a global leader of mission-critical hardware and systems solutions including precision energetics systems and innovative explosive solutions.Job DescriptionThe Supply Chain & Logistics Manager will be responsible for managing the Supply Chain activities for the Graham, KY site, including but not limited to:Responsibilities:

  • Manage tactical purchasing team responsible for Procurement for > 100 low volume/high mix engineering development and production aerospace and defense programs (> $30M in annual spend.)
  • Procurement process including but not limited to supplier request for proposals, assessment of supply base capability and risk, supplier selection, win-win negotiations, compliance documentation, supplier delivery management, conflict resolution, final product receipt and quality verification.
  • Ensure supplier Quality, On-Time Delivery and Cost KPI's are achieved to support production and development manufacturing program schedules. Develops action plans, working with poor performing suppliers, and bringing them back into green status.
  • Manage Logistics/Material Control team responsible for safe movement and storage of materials and shipping of finished goods to customers and outside vendors.
  • Ensure on-time distribution of supplier product to production manufacturing operations.
  • Perform kitting and oversees the cycle count program with a goal to maintain > 95% inventory accuracy.
  • Ensures that all regulatory requirements with respect to purchasing, storage, and transportation of materials are adhered to, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), ITAR, AS9100D, Contractor Procurement Systems Review (CPSR), ATF, DOT 49CFR, IATA and company practices and procedures.
  • Evaluate existing processes and procedures and lead continuous improvement activities within the Supply Chain & Logistics organization
  • Employee development, coaching, and performance measurement of Supply Chain personnel
    • Support the Operations Director evaluating and pursuing strategic change initiatives
      • Analyze cost basis for change
      • Recommend and lead capital projects in support of change initiatives
      • Participate with other functional managers in the implementation of change initiatives
      • Creates visual management tools and communicates department performance and countermeasures via Gemba walksRequirements:
        • The successful candidate must have a BA/BS or higher in supply chain or other discipline. Masters' degree a plus
        • A minimum of 8 years of tactical purchasing and/or subcontract management and logistics experience, preferably, 2 -3 years of this time in a supervisory role
        • Professional certification - CPSM, CPCM or CPIM certification a plus
        • Experience in both low volume, development scale procurement (R&D), up to low / medium volume production procurement is desired
        • Understanding of ERP/MRP planning and demand systems
        • Strong skills in Excel, Word and Power-Point
        • Strong written and verbal communications skills
        • Excels in a collaborative, fast paced, team based work environment
        • Ability to read and understand drawings/technical data and manufacturing processes a plus
        • Up to 10% travelPreferred Skills:Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.

Keywords: Ensign-Bickford Industries, Clarksville , Manager Supply Chain, Professions , Graham, Tennessee

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