Supply Chain Sr. Associate

Spectraforce

Thousand Oaks, California


22 days ago

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Supply Chain Sr. Associate
Spectraforce
Thousand Oaks, California

22 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Supply Chain Sr. Associate
Location: Remote
Duration: 1 Year
 
Manager prefers east coast. Candidate may need have to be flexible to account global hours. (Occasional meetings early mornings or later in the afternoon)

Client is seeking a Sr. Associate Supply Chain to be a part of our Global Raw Materials and Device (RMD) Supply Chain group. The Sr. Associate will work from Remote US Location or in Thousand Oaks, CA. reporting to Manager or Sr. Manager Supply Chain within External Planning & Delivery (EPD) within Global Supply Chain, which main objective is to orchestrate network planning for select raw materials and devices in alignment with client planning cycle. The overall goals are to improve demand / supply planning signals to increase forecast accuracy, generate cost savings thru optimized order management and scrap containment, as well as reduce order-to-receipt lead-time. The team closely partners with the Site Procurement departments within the Site Supply Chain organizations and the RMD organization within External Supply, Manufacturing.

The Sr. Associate Supply Chain is responsible for the following:
• Analyze inventory reports daily to anticipate inventory problems and/or shortages, future supply, and logistical needs
• Execute, Monitor, and address issues with PO submission for applicable raw material & device suppliers
• Ensure timely availability of consolidated forecast to RMD Category Managers for submission to suppliers
• Oversight and maintenance of Suppliers’ order confirmations to ensure ERP system alignment
• Supports recovery plans and network allocations in shortage situations
• Support QC prioritization in conjunction with site as needed
• Creates and maintains source master data in SAP and Rapid Response
• Review network-wide master data and address issues with appropriate data owners to ensure accuracy and consistency across sites
• Find opportunities to optimize order management (e.g. order consolidation, order frequency, minimum order quantities, etc.)
• Serves as primary interface with Global and Site Planning for supplier order prioritization as needed
Other responsibilities include:
• Maintain excellent communication lines with all sources of demand and supply
• Effectively engage key partners within supply chain, quality, finance, process development and other functional areas as needed
• Provide ad hoc reporting to support network
• Develop and/or deliver reports, presentations and/or recommendations to executive audiences
• Serve as a Supply Chain resource and/or representative for special projects and initiatives
• Work under minimal supervision in line with client Values and Leadership Attributes
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Analyze inventory reports daily to anticipate inventory problems and/or shortages, future supply, and logistical needs
• Execute, Monitor, and address issues with PO submission for applicable raw material & device suppliers
• Ensure timely availability of consolidated forecast to RMD Category Managers for submission to suppliers
• Oversight and maintenance of Suppliers’ order confirmations to ensure ERP system alignment
• Supports recovery plans and network allocations in shortage situations
• Support QC prioritization in conjunction with site as needed
• Creates and maintains source master data in SAP and RapidResponse
• Review network-wide master data and address issues with appropriate data owners to ensure accuracy and consistency across sites
• Find opportunities to optimize order management (e.g. order consolidation, order frequency, minimum order quantities, etc.)
• Serves as primary interface with Global and Site Planning for supplier order prioritization as needed

Top 3 Must have skills:
- Systems knowledge (SAP and Rapid Response)
- Prior Planning and Procurement experience
- Attention to detail
Nice to have: previous experience working in cross functional teams
 
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in Supply Chain
Or
Associate degree and 6 years of experience in Supply Chain
Or
High school diploma / GED and 10 years of experience in Supply Chain

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management or life science or advanced degree
• Demonstrated experience in a continuous improvement role applying tools, methodologies and change management (i.e. Lean, Six Sigma)
• Demonstrated experience leading product teams.
• Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and establish and maintain working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups
• Proven communication and facilitation and project management skills
• Demonstrated experience in SAP and RapidResponse ERP environments
• Experience in tools such as Smartsheet, Spotfire, Tableau
• Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to implement and lead sophisticated projects and programs
Possible Extension: Yes


Red Flags:      
No prior experience with planning/procurement
No systems experience
 
Interview Process:     
2 interviews (1 preliminary individual and 1 panel)
Might add another if needed

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws.


Note: The Company is committed to complying with the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) effective January 1, 2023; and all data privacy laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. A Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information can be located on our website. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting NAhr@spectraforce.com.  

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $30.90/hr.

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