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Supply Chain Manager in Fuquay Varina, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Supply Chain Manager to work onsite at our client’s facility in Fuquay-Varina, NC.  This is a contracted position expected to last 1+ years.  

Must be available to work W2 for Volt, No C2C or 3rd party vendors.

Job Summary:

The Supply Chain Manager leads and/or supports a Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, meeting Enterprise Product Delivery Process and Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process requirements/goals on product cost, schedule and quality for the enterprise/region/division/unit. In the Enterprise Product Delivery Process, plays a key role in integrating suppliers early in the process to optimize design and cost. Builds and develops a supply base for procuring complex and strategic materials, products, supplies and services. Coordinates and leads efforts to address chronic supplier performance issues.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's in Supply Management or equivalent work experience, Supply Management/Purchasing experience (1-2 years)

A STRONG CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Ability to read and understand engineering prints
  • Ability to analyze numeric or financial information (understand quotes)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build and maintain relationship with suppliers and peers

A STANDOUT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Experience with new product development Project Management experience (1-3 years) - medium to large projects
  • Technical background (engineering/quality)
  • Cross functional (experience working with engineering, quality, finance, etc.)

DUTIES:

  • Ensures or manages the development and implementation of enterprise/divisional strategies, defining and integrating supply chains that support Enterprise Product Delivery Process(EPDP) and Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process (EOFP) and significantly impact enterprise financial and operational objectives.
  • Develops, builds and maintains an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions; obtains assistance from other functional representatives such as quality, product engineering, etc. as appropriate.
  • Leads and/or supports the negotiation of supply agreements with specific suppliers resulting in cost models, an implementation strategy and a documented agreement, ensuring the Company meets its overall goals for cost, quality, continuity of supply, etc.
  • Collects cost data and prepares supplier cost/industry analyses.
  • Utilizes and develops continuous improvement in terms of performance and lowest total cost with the supply base utilizing the Achieving Excellence process/criteria and other appropriate supply management tools.
  • Works with engineers and suppliers on product specification, making recommendations to ensure a quality product at the lowest total cost and meeting cost targets; supports the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Leads target costing and cost management support for Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) cost goals, focusing on Shareholder Value Added; develops and implements communication plans to key stakeholders, internally and externally.
  • Develops, implements and improves Supply Management processes to support the Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process and Enterprise Product Delivery Process.
  • Provides work direction and/or coaching as necessary to less experienced supply management personnel; ensures completion of administrative support to the Human Resource processes.

*** Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Submit your resume today!

Contact Lorie at lbierwirth@volt.com for immediate consideration.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer