Supply Chain Manager

Radici Plastics USA search a Supply Chain Manager

em Radici Plastics USA Inc. (US)

Radici Plastics USA  is the US company of the High Performance Polymers Business Unit of RadiciGroup, one of the world’s leading producers of a wide range of chemical intermediates, polyamide polymers, engineering plastics, synthetic fibres, with approximately 3,000 employees, and a network of production and sales sites located throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia.

The resource will be part of the local team which reports directly to the Industrial Manager and functionally to the Global Supply Chain Manager. Oversees all day-to-day supply chain planning activities of the plant, leading, advising and supporting decisions on all major supply chain topics with a short, medium-long term outlook with scope to reinforce the processes and implement best practices.

Local Buyer, Production Scheduler, Inventory Controller, Logistic Manager and Supply Chain Support report directly to the Supply Chain manager.

 

Responsabilities

 

  • manage and optimize all the planning processes both for raw materials and finished goods
  • liaise with Global Supply Chain Department on raw material plans to implement best solutions
  • coordinate all the inbound and outbound delivery processes and internal flows
  • monitor and coordination of  the progress for freight and transportation management
  • manage production planning and guarantee alignment with Customer Service / Sales Department
  • manage what-if analysis and planning scenarios in order to optimize and improve production plans
  • monitor production progress and in case of issues evaluate change opportunities in coordination with Industrial Manager and production teams
  • monitor stock levels and inventories in order to balance customer needs and priorities
  • guarantee a high level of efficiency for what concern warehouse process in specific the closure of orders in order to maintain updated the cycle counts organization during the year
  • prepare both standard reports and ad-hoc analysis in order to support decisions, evaluate new scenarios and opportunities
  • periodically share with the Global Supply Chain, Country Manager, and Industrial Manager the main issues identified and propose possible corrective actions to be implemented
  • take part to the planning meetings and proactively suggest ways to improve efficiency and achieve always better results
  • track KPIs and report on supply chain’s performance
  • management of local suppliers for what concern the negotiation (Volumes, follow up) and their evaluation with QA support
  • close coordination with local R&D function in order to select suppliers and alternatives materials that generate savings and/or quality improvement
  • follow the guidelines driven by Global Supply Chain for what concern global contract
 

Technical Knowledge

 

  • advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • knowledge of statistics, planning techniques and algorithms is a plus
  • knowledge of ERP systems (SAP MM-PP is a plus)

 

Job requirements

 

  • bachelor in management engineering, business, logistics, supply chain or equivalent Internal
  • experience in Plastic sector is highly appreciated
  • english written and spoken is required;
  • previous experience within Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Planning Departments nice to have
  • high resilience and persistence to deliver sustainable results
  • strong analytical and organizational skills
  • ability to organize and manage multiple priorities