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Supply Chain Manager

Summary

We are a dynamic, fast growing, global company with a large portfolio of diverse and innovative products.  We are the world leader in several markets/segments including:  On-road Commercial Vehicle Engine Control and Fuel Systems (Gaseous Fuels), Industrial Engine Control and Fuel Systems (Emissions Regulated Gaseous Fuels), Oil & Gas Controls and Monitoring Equipment.  We also provide various types of controllers to niche markets; for example, recreational marine and utility vehicles.  We also continue to develop new products to address ever-changing customer and market needs, such as intelligent electronic drive and storage systems as well as new products and applications regarding Internet of Things (IoT).  We are passionate about customer satisfaction and service. Our commitment is to understand and meet the requirements of our customers and maintain an environment which encourages all employees to pursue never-ending improvements in quality and productivity. The company employs over 700 employees worldwide to serve customers and markets on virtually every continent.  We currently have US locations in Oklahoma, Texas and California, as well as overseas operations and sales offices in Europe, China, Japan and Korea

Reporting & Supervisory Responsibility

  • Supply Chain Manager position will report to Global Supply Chain leadership

Key Job Elements

  • Develop reliable, global supply base to support New Product Development (NPD) and production environments
  • Manage supplier engagement and delivery as part of the NPD process during the early stages of design and cost analysis
  • Manage the transition of selected sourced materials into the regular production environments to enable the execution of delivery targets
  • Define and execute risk mitigation strategies to manage supplier risk in NPD  and production based environments
  • Develop & execute commodity strategies to manage the current and future needs of the business
  • Manage global supplier relationships to ensure NPD & production targets are met in relation to cost, quality, delivery and reliability  

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor degree required
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Engineering Technology highly preferred
  • Degree in Operations Research, Business, Supply Chain, Information Systems, or other related field of study with more than five (5) years demonstrated experience in Automotive or related markets will be considered
  • Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines is a plus

Experience

  • A minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ experience in Supply Chain Management (SCM) supporting Engineering & Manufacturing, and experience working with Supplier Quality
  • Demonstrated experience related to sourcing in key areas:
  • Casting – especially aluminum gravity and die casting
  • Machining processes
  • Plastic moldings
  • Electronic components
  • Electro-mechanical devices
  • Sensors
  • Instrumentation & controls

Requirements  

  • Experience in supplier negotiation, with a diverse global supply base
  • Able to define and construct a business case around piece price and tooling
  • Must be extremely detail oriented to execute multiple tasks and priorities promptly with proven reliability and accuracy
  • Able to Identify and analyze problems in depth, and work through logical approaches to determine root cause
  • Approaches situations with a learner mindset
  • Demonstrated consistent logic, rationality and objectivity in decision-making. Achieves balance between quick decisiveness and slower, more thorough approaches
  • High degree of personal organizational skills
  • A proven track record in meeting deadlines
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Self-motivated with a passion for achieving results, a can-do attitude that is relentless in the pursuit of their goals
  • A solution based thinker, who is always open to new methodologies and techniques for improving the efficiency and accuracy of processes. Is willing to challenge convention to change the game
  • Must have strong computer skills as well as excellent communication skills
  • Advanced in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel required
  • Must be willing and available to work outside the normal operating hours of 8 AM-5 PM, Monday-Friday, as needed
  • Must be willing and able to travel to existing and new suppliers as necessary– domestically and internationally

Key Performance Characteristics

  • Global-minded
  • Innovative Outlook
  • Power of Analysis (Technical and Business)
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Passion for the Job
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Positive Attitude
  • Honesty/Integrity

Position Type, Schedule, and Travel

This is a full-time position with an expected 15% travel time (domestic and international). Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Equal Opportunity Employer

EControls and FW Murphy Production Controls provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EControls and FW Murphy Production Controls comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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