Sr Purchasing Manager needed for immediate direct career opportunity in the Franklin, MA area. This position will oversee a professional staff of (6-10) Buyers, who are responsible for management of purchase orders and support activities to ensure material availability for Manufacturing Operations. The team interfaces with key domestic and international suppliers to satisfy requirements of internal customers. The successful candidate will be a passionate and agile leader, who strives to deliver superior value to our internal and external customers every day. They will have the ability to improve the effectiveness of the current procurement processes and systems leading to improved material availability and plan attainment. BS degree with Minimum of 5-7 years Purchasing Management along with leadership skills, self-directed and the ability to make independent decisions. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, (verbal, written and presentation) with a passion for driving continuous improvement and operational excellence. If you feel that you are the dynamic person that we are seeking, then apply now for consideration!
location: Milford, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $96,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 7am to 3pm
Leads site team responsible for Production Planning and Scheduling.
Lead the development and implementation for processes and procedures to execute master production schedule and material requirement plan using SAP.
Actively participate in the demand planning process, analyze demand inputs to develop & control production planning and capacity requirements, execute the clear-to-build plan and provide timely status updates.
Collaborate with cross functional departments to maintain the flow of required raw materials. Work closely with purchasing to expedite, reschedule materials shipments to avoid disruptions in production while maintaining optimal stock levels
Develop and manage a holistic rough-cut capacity model to manage constraints. Develop, implement and maintain an effective capacity and production planning process by balancing plant utilization/cost and inventory.
Monitor and execute supply planning process related to contract manufacturers, including demand-supply management, monitoring CM forecast, expediting requirements as needed.
Coordinate with the team related to outside processing and sub-contracting orders related to manufacturing
Measure, monitor, and drive root cause analysis to improve the Supply Planning, Inventory and Customer Service critical metrics (ie. Plan Attainment, Service Level, Capacity, Inventory Turns).
Maintain proper inventory levels, to facilitate on-time delivery of customer orders
Drive expansion of SAP functionality to improve visibility and better control of production planning activities.
Set up and maintain required master data in SAP to ensure proper execution of supply planning processes.
Leads Site Planning meetings and address roadblocks that interrupt the schedule.
Work closely with new product introduction (NPI) teams in setting up processes to launch products into general availability
Provides ongoing management in production planning by recruiting, orienting, and training & developing talent
- Experience level: Experienced
- Minimum 8 years of experience
- Education: Bachelors (required)
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