Senior Supply Chain Manager - Aerospace

  • Job Reference: 00000017-1
  • Date Posted: 23 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Coberon Chronos Group
  • Location: Phoenix AZ
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Our client is a unique startup with an automated UAV solution for large industrial customers.They are looking for a Senior Supply Chain Manager to join their team. The position is based in Scottsdale, AZ, their global HQ.

The key responsibilities of this position include: managing all aspects of strategic, short-term & long-term planning decision making, working across departments such as the global sales, business development, finance, and supply chain teams. The ideal candidate will lead the end-to-end S&OP process, with all management reviews, prepare all data & metrics, identify gaps/potential issues, conduct deep dive analysis, evaluate & assess scenarios guide to assist with final decision making, suggesting escalations for executive reviews where appropriate for driving revenue and understanding net working capital needs & headcount impacts.

Job Requirements:
· Education Bachelor’s degree or professional supply chain certification preferred
· 6-8 years of S&OP, Supply Chain management, demand/ inventory experience
· Experienced in leading S&OP functional area in fast pace innovation industry, within the aerospace industry - a plus
· Experienced working with the global organization and regional cultures
· Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organization goals
· Strong background and understanding of supply chain management principles such as Production Planning, Purchasing, Forecasting and Logistics
· Strong analytical, organization, decision making, and presentation skills to working level and executive levels
· Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with internal and external business partners
· Solid experience and knowledge for Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) Process Management
· Advance skills working with software packages, MRP/ERP systems, high competency in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Project Management
· Experience in working with matrix, face-paced, and product with a highly regulated environment
· Lead and influence cross-functional teams to make timely and business-critical decisions
· Excellent communication with written, verbal and presentation skills to all levels of audiences
· Strong data analytics and report preparation skills
· Resourceful in resolutions, initiating continuous improvements and drive operational excellence and best practices
· Experience with Oracle, Salesforce, Jira Systems - advantage
· Work experience in startup environments - advantage

Job Duties:
· Lead the establishment and execution of S&OP processes through collaboration with Sales, Product Management, Finance, and Operations in alignment to business strategies and objectives
· Run weekly S&OP cross-functional reviews that lead to monthly executive S&OP summaries to provide planning and recommendations for the executive leadership, including mitigation actions
· Responsible for client sales lead to contract milestones tracking and follow up to ensure that performance and planning goals are met through the S&OP process
· Responsible for managing of the S&OP key performance indicators
· Own and manage S&OP calendar of events, meeting recaps and action plan, issue resolution, and tracking demand/supply mitigating actions
· Develop and implement new and/or improved tools to ensure timely measurement, reports, and visibility to Product Supply Status to drive improvements with key stakeholders
· Evaluate supplier delivery performance and capability, build into the S&OP process risk mitigating approaches to manage supplier performance and supply chain risk assessments
· Support inventory strategies toward inventory optimization through effective S&OP execution in alignment with demand and supply planning execution
· Assist to quantify and define the scope for capacity, resource, logistics, and supply chain planning
· Design an efficient supply chain for the entire system and aftermarket requirements
· Select suppliers for all components used in the system
· Negotiate pricing for off-the-shelf components and custom made parts on a quarterly basis
· Identify and select ODM and EMS partners for design and manufacturing. Establish the contract (MSA), the SOW and negotiate the pricing for assembly and testing
· Transfer products from current manufacturing companies to US/Mexico supply base
· Project manager the entire transfer of products to outsourced partners
· Execute the NPI process to bring new design and products from R&D into manufacturing
· Manage the entire Bill of Materials (BOM) for all products
· Execute the ECO’s into the supply chain and negotiate potential excess/obsolete material and price impact
· Create a production and delivery plan for all internal and external suppliers (supply planning)
· Manager the raw material Warehouse and prepare kits for internal and outsourced manufacturing partners
· Negotiate pricing for shipment of products and parts as well as packaging of systems
· Execute all shipping for raw material, systems and spare parts worldwide
· Establish a supply chain team in the US, hire and train the required resources
· Develop reporting including BOM pricing, material inventory and cost down potentials
· Lead and manage the Supply chain team to achieve quarterly and yearly goals
· Issue PO’s for all material and services and approve spending based on Budget and forecast
· Manage and negotiate claims with partners and suppliers
· Create process and manufacturing documentation in order to assemble and test the product
· Design and develop manufacturing fixtures and source or assembly to provide to partners