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Supply Chain Lead - Aftermarket Parts

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Company Description:
Packaging is a fiber based packaging solutions company that is one of the largest global packaging companies in the world. Our expertise comes from a long history of satisfying our customers’ needs through innovations in papermaking, barrier technologies, and filling equipment. Consistently delivering highest quality paperboard, envelope paper, and publishing papers is both an art and a science. We pour “fresh thinking” into what we do every day in creating value for our customers and our employees.

Job Description:
The Supply Chain Lead – Aftermarket Parts supports EPE’s $25MM+ aftermarket parts business from a supply chain perspective. The position serves a strategic role working with manufacturing, procurement and the supply base to optimize lead time and fill rate. The position also drives efforts to deliver parts on-time. The person will also administer all ISO documentation to help us maintain ISO 9001 certification and compliance.

The Key Actions of this position are to reduce lead times on aftermarket parts, review and adjust safety stock levels as necessary to reduce stock outs and increase fill rate, process MRP order action and other demands for the assigned parts and generate production orders and purchase orders (new and rework) to meet these requirements. This includes the promising the delivery of parts to meet sales/service requirements, and the follow-up with internal or external suppliers and expediting of the orders to fulfill requirements. Identify internal bottlenecks, or PO delivery issues, and suggest possible action plan to the Resource Manager, Supply Chain Leads, Manufacturing Engineering Manager or the Purchase Manager. Key ISO-related actions include ensuring Quality System & Manual accuracy and compliance. Managing ISO documentation process, audit process and preventive/corrective action processes. Scheduling appropriate reviews and certification board audits.

  • Ensure fill rate is 95% or greater on forecasted items.
  • Optimize lead time on purchased and manufactured parts with goal of all items having lead time of two weeks or less.
  • Ensure that on-time delivery is 95% or greater on forecasted items.
  • Ensure data integrity in the coding of parts and orders in the business system.
  • Manage the ISO 9001 documentation process and related activities to ensure compliance.

  • Bachelor Degree in business-related field with 5+ years of experience in Materials in a manufacturing environment or an Associate Degree in business-related field with 8-10 years of experience in Materials in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MRP and shop floor execution systems.
  • Experience in planning and scheduling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in oral and written forms.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Detail oriented, strong computer skills including spreadsheets and database.

  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).
  • Experience in complex capital equipment manufacturing.
  • Hands on experience with SAP ERP system.
  • Experience in managing ISO documentation and/or ISO auditing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Posted 04/06/18

Job ID: 39600338