Supply Chain Manager

Gardena, CA 90249

Posted: 06/03/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80172
Our Client is seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager for a fast-paced developing business.  This position will establish a world-class integrated business planning process, along with metrics necessary to track supply chain effectiveness and efficiencies.  This position will also develop a strategic process to leverage capacity and improve reaction time to market disruptions.  A successful candidate will be highly organized and be able to develop and implement strategies that synchronize supply chain and procurement activities to improve business results.
  • Be a high integrity leader in the organization that advances the companies culture.
  • Lead the plant SIOP process for demand and supply planning, support financial reconciliation and management review. Collaborate with end to end SIOP process.
  • Responsible for raw material Inventory ordering and implementing strategies that increase inventory turns and the reliability of supply.
  • Implement an achievable Supply plan (production volumes, purchased materials and stock) through the support of SIOP planning and execution.
  • Promote and deploy LEAN techniques and thinking, driving continuous improvement and lead (cost base) efficiency improvements within the process utilizing business systems and tools.
  • Conduct regular business reviews with key suppliers to ensure consistence in communication and drive for improvement.
  • Provides suppliers with demand forecasts and proactively monitors supplier’s short-term capacity (0-12 months).
  • Work with suppliers to address temporary constraints and escalates potential long-term supplier capacity issues and drives collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment with key suppliers targeting at an optimal end to end supply chain.
  • Effectively manage personnel in the areas of logistics, contract manufacturing and customer service
  • Perform strategic capacity verses requirements studies to ensure efficient and effective deployment/utilization of resources to meet demand.
  • Conducts periodic formal assessments of the plant activities to ensure that policies and procedures are properly followed and that all activities and transactions follow the appropriate laws.
  • Reports to Management on issues and opportunities and recommends solutions and project plans.
  • Identifying and implementing innovations to improve service delivery.
  • Setting up, delivering, measuring and analyzing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and taking corrective actions.
  • Ensure Trade compliance regulations are met.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business from an accredited University
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory/management experience in Supply Chain operations such as inventory control, warehouse management, shipping and receiving, purchasing and/or logistics
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality controls, cost and sources of supply for aerospace structure products
  • Knowledge of management principles involved in strategic planning and forecasting including people, material, and equipment  resource allocation; corporate and human resource policies and benefits; leadership and teaming; and production methods
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in Supply Chain Management
  • Certificates in APIC or other Supply Chain Certifications
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a composite manufacturing environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization as well as with customers;
For more information contact Kristan at 714-901-3804 or
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