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Production Planning & Purchasing Manager

Company: Tactair
Location: Liverpool
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryDevelop the overall strategy for acquiring materials and outside processes, and drive execution through effective planning of shop resources. Maximize the use of the company's ERP system to meet and exceed expectations for on time delivery, material and process lead times, procurement costs, inventory levels, scheduling, and efficiency. Manage and develop a world class team of planning and procurement professionals.ResponsibilitiesManage direct reports in the execution of planning, scheduling and procurement.Develop a robust supply chain capable of meeting the quality, delivery, cost, and inventory goals of the business. Look to optimize the number of suppliers by commodity to gain purchasing power to facilitate better pricing.Collaboratively develop and execute a supplier evaluation process to achieve savings and productivity that deliver year over year cost reductions for both direct materials, indirect materials and outside processes.Lead manufacturing and assembly master production schedules for all business units serving customers in multiple markets.Maintains operational accountability and utilization through daily schedule and efficiency reviews with manufacturing and assembly supervisors.Forecast and adapts to operations risks to meet planned financial targets (past dues, revenue, EBITDA).Communicate shipping schedules with business unit customers to maintain customer relations and strive for on time delivery (OTD).Drive continuous improvement and ownership of all planning and scheduling modules within the company ERP system.Perform talent reviews, identify high performers, and create development plans in support of succession planning.Set goals at the functional team, and individual level. Implement a consistent approach to feedback and performance management.Maintain a strong working relationship with all related disciplines outside of the Operations team.Ensure sales forecasts and master production schedules are maintained in order to properly align organization resources.Coordinate revenue attainment activities within the current period in order to meet near term financial targets.Monitor build plan accuracy and work to proactively address aging inventory risks.Other duties as assigned.Education and ExperienceBachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university or college; Technical degree preferred.5 years total experience which includes roles of increasing responsibility (preferred)Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.Experience leading direct reports or a cross functional team preferred but not required.Drives performance to achieve both short and long term goals with a sense of urgency.Data-driven critical thinking and problem solving skills, and ability to manage and prioritize multiple items.Ability to travel as business needs require.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made.Sit, stand, walk and interact throughout the day in typical manufacturing and office environments.Reach above the shoulder, below the waist, and lift up to 30 pounds.Walk through manufacturing areas requiring personal protective equipment: safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.

Keywords: Tactair, Syracuse , Production Planning & Purchasing Manager, Executive , Liverpool, New York

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