Manage planning and inventory control processes. Collaborate with Commercial stakeholders on forecasting
Optimize Ontario inventory levels to meet customer service, business continuity and cost objectives throughout the global distribution network linking suppliers, manufacturing plants, warehouses, distributors and customers
This position coordinates global supply chain product availability, issues and performance, working with all appropriate functional areas of the company
Leads a team of planners, Material Management, Transportation, Warehouse , Customer Service and the MRP process
Set local policy for conduct of inventory and planning activities, objectives, goals and with ultimate alignment of organization around meeting customer objectives
Lead communication between SCM and other functions for supply and demand issue resolution
Develop inventory management policy and translate that into working models to drive solutions
Manage all aspects of product status in order to meet customer order requirements. Provide team leadership and guidance to accurately track each product through the supply chain process at Ontario.
Develop process maps, cycle times and assist in cycle time optimization to increase inventory velocity
Ownership of establishing and delivering Ontario inventory velocity targets (DOS, turns, inventory $'s)
Manage global scrap, SLOB, inventory accuracy and other inventory KPIs at the site.
Develop and report on complementary metrics including forecast accuracy, S&OP cycle adherence etc.
Customer delivery performance, LIFR, perfect order fulfillment - on-time and complete shipments to customers
Develop and maintain department budget.
Assist in Capital Equipment planning and purchasing.
Communicate with team members, supervisor and members of other departments, as appropriate, to assure prompt resolution of problems.
Assist in staff development and mentorship in areas such as cGMP training, technical skills, and safety Identify the technical, procedural and equipment issues that hinder production and compliance. Inform support departments and manager as needed.
Identify deviations and follow through on corrective and preventative actions (variances).
Review and make recommendations for change to cGMP documentation such as SOPs.
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures.
10+ years' experience in supply chain, manufacturing and distribution function
Experience with Customer interaction and managing Customer Service function.
Experience managing teams with 5+ years supervisory roles
Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university. Masters preferred
Demonstrated competency with cross-functional engagement and collaboration
Working knowledge of and experience implementing material planning principles
Experience building MRP processes and related systems
Proficient computer skills - particularly Microsoft Office applications