Evanston, IL

Job Description

*Candidates must Have Extensive SAP Experience*

Supply Chain Process Manager Summary:
The Supply Chain Process Manager will be responsible for driving improvements for materials management, logistics and production scheduling for multiple plant locations.  Deliverables range across long-term planning, process improvement and implementation of lean principles and tools.

Supply Chain Process Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for material systems and processes improvements related to SAP system usage and upgrades. 
  • Review, develop & implement Material related processes for multiple plants.
  • Define material strategies to support lean manufacturing.
  • Evaluate and improve planning and scheduling processes and systems for the plants.
  • Directly support lean manufacturing principles and processes.
  • Champion materials related activities designed to meet plant and corporate goals and objectives.
  • Develop and initiate best practices across the organization.
  • Drive continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to multiple plants.
  • Support and enforce plants compliance on launch-related logistics & material processes.
  • Provide training and rollout of new material business process. 
  • Assist plants with program balance out and launches. 
  • Responsible for balancing objectives, including freight costs, on time delivery, inventory days on hand, etc. 
  • Assist in determining the plants optimal plant inventory levels including raw, WIP and finished goods.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics management experience.
  • Demonstrated track record in improving inventory accuracy, driving inventory reduction strategies and reducing premium freight.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge in lean manufacturing principles.
  • Must have a high sense of urgency.  
  • Expert in supply chain including logistics and materials management concepts.
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