Supply Chain Specialist

Commerce, CA, United States

INTRO The Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for coordinating inbound and outbound planning of material flow. Maintaining accurate inventory records and working with the raw materials and distribution teams to ensure continuous flow of materials to meet production needs. You will collaborate with Supply Chain, Sales, and Operations to address gaps to plan and communicate risks and resolutions to stakeholders. Accurately and efficiently schedule day-to-day inventory movement including receiving, material flow, work in progress inventory. The focus is on efficiency, timeliness, quality, and accuracy. PRIMARY POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core Responsibilities ? Coordinate inbound and outbound material flow for ocean, air, rail and road deliveries ? Facilitate internal logistics and routing movements throughout operations process ? Ensure accuracy of inventory from receiving, staging, transfers and goods issue in the ERP system. Report inaccuracies in the BOM to Engineering and Quality Assurance. ? Analyze MRP reports and define procurement plans to satisfy demand. Essential Functions ? Collaborate cross-functionally with the Planning, Quality, Customer Service and Production, to control and align physical and systematic transactions ? Maintain accurate inventory levels ? Coordinate with Quality department for non-conformance and sorting of raw materials, WIP and finished goods.? ? Implement and manage, effective inventory cycle count program, input data into ERP system for accurate record keeping. ? Assess warehouse storage facility requirements for optimal use of floor and vertical space throughout facility.? ? Conduct root cause analysis for inventory discrepancies and develop appropriate procedures to prevent recurrence. ? Act as a liaison between sales, purchasing and planning departments to determine stressed, obsolete and aged inventory, optimizing inventory turnover and asset utilization. ? Define inventory levels coordinating with master scheduling, forecasting and logistic constraints. ? Coordinate scheduling and traceability with domestic and international freight forwarders. ? Analyze MRP reports on a daily/ weekly basis. ? Define procurement plans taking in account multiple factors (cost, storage capacity, lead time). ? Identify risks of shortages and their impact to operation. POSITION REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: ? 4 year college degree from accredited school or may consider experience in lieu of degree ? Excellent ERP, Microsoft Excel, Access database or equivalent knowledge ? Effective interpersonal and leadership skills ? Ability to work in and promote a team environment ? Effective organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively. ? Ability to effectively communicate across all levels within the organization, suppliers, and others as needed. ? PREFERRED: ? Minimum 2 years? experience as a Materials Manager in a production environment.? ? Prior experience in medical production or a highly regulated environment is preferred. ? Prior experience with QAD ERP system, or similar systems ? ASCM CPIM certification