Manager, Supply

May 10 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Professional and Administration Positions
Richmond, BC

The Successful incumbent will provide professional materials management for the Westminster and Langley B.C. business units and will be responsible for providing the direction for sourcing activities and maintains intelligence on global supplies for the business unit's products. Identifies, develops and introduces improvements within the business unit to improve materials control and logistics functions. Recommends and participates in the development of policies and procedures related to materiel.

• Directs the macro inventory planning and scheduling process according to the business plan, customer requirements, and materiel availability and forecast sales volumes.

• Provides day-to-day materials and operations management; plans production requirements, assigns manpower, authorizes overtime and controls costs

• Carries out inventory control functions including planning aggregate inventory requirements in accordance with business plan sales objectives, balancing company goals (cost, quality and delivery), participating in analysis of materiel procurement decisions, and developing inventory management data systems.

• Ensures rigorous adherence to inventory costing systems; performs valuation of incoming inventory; maintains inventory costing information in systems.

• Manages, plans and reports on the status of all inventory owned by the corporation; regularly analyzes the aging of inventory and identifies surplus materiel for disposal.

• Monitors materials and logistics measures of performance on a daily basis; makes adjustments as necessary to maintain delivery schedules. Manages complex materiel situations to yield PBIT and cash.

• Produces and maintains measures of performance to graphically display performance-related strengths and weaknesses and to identify improvement opportunities in materials management.

• Coordinates design and implementation of supply chain related quality systems; establishes and implements operating policies and procedures needed to achieve the corporate strategic operating goals; reviews and recommends updates to company instructions and materials management procedures.

• Coordinates and liaises with other leadership roles to ensure production standards and goals are achieved.

• Cultivates on-going relationships with outside supplier and vendor organizations.

• Actively participates in the corporate management team, assisting with the development and realization of strategic plans, budgets, goals and outcomes; represents materials management function in corporate strategic discussions.

• Exercises authority in hiring, training, career development, performance appraisal, salary adjustments, promotion, discipline, health, safety and the general employee relations of direct reports.

• Manages logistics functions. Develops short- and long-range logistics strategies.

• Designs, modifies and maintains international logistics strategy for shipping materials and products to, between, and from all company locations and customers.
• Investigates and implements new procedures and methods to reduce transportation costs.
Negotiates terms, conditions, freight rates and classifications with carriers for services and preferential rates. Audits and approves payment of freight bills.

• Sets performance goals; prepares various freight cost analyses and measures of performance to determine level of effectiveness and efficiency.

• Assures the materials, parts and assemblies are stored in an efficient manner for shipping and are prepared in accordance with company specifications.

• Carries out special projects as assigned.

• Strong people management and leadership skills with good Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels including presentation and public speaking skills.

• Proven track record of driving extraordinary Customer Service

• Excellent coaching skills and a proven ability to create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture

• Good project management skills.

• Thorough knowledge of PC's in the company operating system environment.

• Thorough knowledge of inventory control, purchasing and production management computer systems.

• University bachelor's degree in business administration, commerce, engineering or a related discipline (APICS, PMAC, CIM, CPIM, CMA); or equivalent.

• Experience in an inventory or manufacturing environment

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