Facility Supply Professional

Location: Houston, PA Posted Date: January 14, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 180000AR CareerMine Job Id: 1408996

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The Innovation & Technology Development Division currently has an opening for a Facility Supply Professional located in our Houston, PA facility. As a Facility Supply Professional you will manage supply network procurement related activities for a facility to deliver procurement excellence and integration between the division and the team supporting Facility / Divisional Leaders. You will be responsible for delivering a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock and additional required points. You will also demonstrate leadership in recognizing the potential for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as have responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.


Major Role - Accountable for operating and monitoring the Global Supply Network procurement functions, as designed, to meet the defined response time, cost, quality and lean targets enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with business partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues. Act as liaison with corresponding Category & Product Purchasing and Logistics professionals.

Reporting directly to the Supply Network Supervisor and/or Supply Network Facility Manager and will be accountable for implementing the network as designed related to specific strategies from both Category & Product Supply at the Facility level to create a competitive advantage for our customers.

Strategy - Through a strong knowledge of the product, NPI, Category and Logistics Strategies the incumbent will support and participate in projects/initiatives to fully satisfying facilities expectations. Assist in the management of local subcontractors with input from the Category buyer related to the overall strategy. Collaborate with supply chain in helping to understand & monitor inventory levels in order to help relate it back to the overall network in terms of short dating, past dues and supplier shipping & delivery performance.

Purchase Order Management - Provide expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility to in the terms of parts related to pilots, production, and supplier tooling ensuring terms are correct.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or 10+ years of job-related experience
  • 3+ years of purchasing experience
  • Previous SAP experience
  • Previous CAT Aftermarket purchasing experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:
  • Previous 6 Sigma Greenbelt/Black Belt experience
  • Knowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, and an understanding of lean principles
  • Well-developed communication skills
[Company] is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, [Company] offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.[Company].com/careers.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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