Mar 11, 2022

Manager, Sourcing, Supply Chain and Logistics

  • ITT, Inc.
  • 100 Bicentennial Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, USA

Job Description

Position Summary

Directs and controls materials management for the company on a local level. Manages activities of those engaged in the movement of raw and finished materials, storage, production scheduling, inventory control activities and purchasing activities.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Leads negotiations of critical and high value items and develop relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Manage a small team (direct reports) of buyers and planners in their daily functions and collective team goals
  • Direct and guide buyers and planners in executing the details of their assignments
  • Advise appropriate management personnel of generated material activities to coordinate material flow
  • Works closely with and reports to Operations Manager and Site Leader
  • Spearheads supply chain forecasting and shortages
  • Responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery
  • Interfaces with manufacturing supervision on the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments
  • Controls, measures and regulates efficient inventory levels of materials, commodities, purchased items and determines final disposition
  • Directs the scheduling of production in the manufacturing of company production lines
  • Ensures that the company standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all materials department functions
  • Mentors team to achieve Lean Six Sigma initiatives
  • Determines if an out of balance condition exists and identifies sound alternatives
  • Leads personnel to resolve material and capacity issues, and develops plans and strategies to eliminate impacts to the internal build or ship plan(s)
  • Manages progress against the shipment plan and internal build schedule, and communicates program status on a regular basis
  • Manages integrity of data that supports the material requirements planning and capacity requirements planning processes

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years' experience in logistics role or related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in materials management or related area 4 years experience
  • APICS Certification a plus
  • Strong knowledge of planning and purchasing systems
  • SAP experience
  • Must be US Citizen

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