Supply Chain Manager

Fareham, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We make what matters work. Everywhere you look-from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day-you'll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That's why Eaton is dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We're ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we're committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

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Working at our Titchfield site, reporting to the Plant Manager

Supply Chain Manager - Plant

Your key deliverables:

This position is responsible for Managing a key Supply Chain team, which includes but is not limited to materials planning, scheduling and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products,

The management of direct and indirect material, and inventory control and warehousing, shipping and receiving.

You will manage and direct supply chain personnel in the procurement, receipt, disbursement, and inventory control of materials to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders while maintaining assigned inventory levels.

You will be expected to train and educate direct reports on the use of supply chain management techniques, various business systems, varieties of reports and other related tools to ensure timely and economical completion of customer requirements.

· Manages current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements

· Implements methods, practices and techniques to ensure the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain to achieve cost-effective logistics practices and inventory levels while meeting customer delivery requirements

· Manages plant purchasing activities for items procured on local basis in order to compliment centrally purchased items

· Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares consolidated managerial reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure plant/product line optimal supply chain execution

· Ensures correct planning parameters and transaction disciplines are utilized in order execution systems (such as MFGPro) to ensure proper order generation and inventory balances

· Manages material cost and schedule impact of proposed engineering changes in addition to taking necessary actions to ensure successful implementation and incorporation of approved engineering releases

· Ensures quality of shipping documentation to meet corporate financial and customer audit requirements

· Devises and manages physical inventory audit methodology which meets corporate, governmental and customer specifications

· Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.

· Coordinates with central Corporate Supply Chain Function to provide data and participate in teams in order to drive best practices across Eaton Corp.

· Support compliance initiatives and corporate commodity, logistics, and inventory strategies to achieve synergy across the operation

· Responsible for implementing and maintaining the plant's SIOP process.

· Responsible for the Supplier Quality Engineering function ensuring accountability in the Supply Chain ensuring that Plant Operations is fully supported.

Are you?

· Full knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic

· Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving

· Detailed knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management

· Multiple years of related professional and supervisory/Managerial experience

· Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams

What Eaton offers?
  • competitve salary
  • flexible working
  • excellent employee benefits

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening


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