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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Supply Chain Supervisor - Supplier Logistics

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US, 29645

Req ID 22167 | Gray Court, United States

  

Position Summary: The Senior Supply Chain Supervisor - Supplier Logistics position is responsible for leading and supervising Supplier Logistics Planners, Packaging Planners, and Supply Chain Specialists within the Supplier logistics group in the execution of procedures and work instruction to meet or exceed customer requirements for delivery, timing, quality, and cost. This position will effectively oversee all day-to-day activities involving materials planning activities and supplier crisis management. In addition, they will be providing daily guidance, training, and tools for the supplier logistics planning group to meet objectives, improve internal customer relations, and maintain appropriate stock levels in accordance with production demands and ensuring continuous flow of materials to the production. 

 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and coordinate the day to day activities of the supplier logistics planners ensuring that all customer requirements and needs are reviewed and/or met.
  • Lead and/or supervise the work of supply chain management/core team activities surrounding phase in and phase out process.
  • Verify hot list for critical materials, ensure all materials are addressed within the materials planning group, and ensure proper notes are placed in the system SAP as a result of material planner feedback from suppliers.
  • Monitor the supplier’s delivery performance inbound, address the deviation on weekly basis.
  • Ensure the escalation process and procedures are followed on a daily basis to alert the organization in cases of supply chain disruption.
  • Ensure the raw material’s inventory levels are within the target – plan and implement measures to reduce the inventory to the target levels.
  • Ensure that backlogs are tracked by KPI and deviations to the plan are addressed with the planners and suppliers.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the internal customers and other groups within the organization (e.g. Purchasing, Quality, Operations, etc.).
  • Lead continuous improvement programs and cost savings within the organization and supply chain.
  • Supervise customer planning compliance with all TS16949 and ISO-14001 requirements, ZF corporate policies, and divisional directives while enforcing departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPI), metrics, and SAP procedures.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of progressive experience working in customer logistics and/or related supply chain management position.
  • 2+ years of experience with SAP or other related ERP systems (SP1 is a plus)
  • Expert-level knowledge of supply chain principles and best practices in industry.
  • Extensive experience with contracts, sourcing, and in-depth knowledge of specialized methods and techniques.
  • Proven ability to work independently and lead professional staff (e.g. schedule daily tasks, prioritize, execute)
  • Strong problem-solving skills, having developed and presented 8D’s and/or presentations to the customer.
  • Exemplary time/project management skills while demonstrating the ability to produce results under constraints (e.g. time, budget, headcount, etc.)
  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office software (i.e. Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • High level of comfort with public speaking.
  • Understand and comply with IATF-16949 and ISO 14000 Requirements.
  • Knowledge of 2000 and 2010 Incoterms and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
  • Experience in a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) customs environment.

*Ability to travel - both foreign and domestic.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of work experience in logistics (with a preference for the automotive industry).
  • Working knowledge of requirements from Core Tools such as: APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning), MSA (Measurement System Analysis), SPC (Statistical Process Control), PPAP (Production Part Approval Process), FMEAs, Control Plans, Process Flows, etc.
  • APICS Certification and/or Six Sigma Training.
  • German and Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of ISO-9000, TS 16949 and ISO-14000 standards and requirements.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Supply Chain Supervisor - Supplier Logistics and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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