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Supply Chain Manager

Thriving on innovation, while building on the solid foundations of experience, JR Automation Technologies, LLC has grown 475 percent since 2009. With 800+ employees spread across 3 geographical locations, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more.

Our Operational Supply Chain team leads continuous improvements to the overall function of JR by driving strategic programs focused on reducing overall cost for everyone involved. Teams are made of talented business oriented buyers/schedulers who enjoy thinking outside the box with their team to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects we work on offer diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills, resulting in innovative solutions. We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking, and a general love for learning. Sound good? Come think, solve, and create with us!

 

What will your typical week consist of?

-Ensuring the correct parts are delivered to the correct location at the right time for the best price at each Business Unit.

-Analyzes customer demand, sales forecast and historical material usage to develop and execute build to order demand.

-Achieving financial objectives by working with management to prepare the materials budget, scheduled expenditures, analyze variances, and initiate corrective actions with suppliers.

-Engaging quoting, engineering, manufacturing, and project management to achieve cost reduction targets.
Leading the procurement group at the business unit level by assisting the project, buyer/planner with purchasing major components.

-Monitor and communicate supplier performance for suppliers at the business unit.

-Coordinate with cross-functional business teams to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support customer demand.

-Establish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support purchasing and material control.

-Participate as a member of the operations team in making cross-functional operational decisions.

 

What you’ll learn:                                                               

-We offer different programs and training such as tuition reimbursement and on and offsite training sessions to help you embark on new opportunities at JR.

 

Who you’ll work with:

-Vendors, Suppliers, Customers, Accounting, (all departments at JR), and all levels of management.

 

Who you’ll report to:

-VP of Supply Chain 

 

Who will Report to you:

-Buyer/Planner

-Associate Buyer

 

What to know coming in:

-BS Degree in business, management or other related discipline. Masters in related field desired.  5 to 10 years years experience in management of material and sourcing experience.

-Experience in Lean/six sigma a plus.

-We offer a competitive compensation and benefit program that reflects JR’s high regard for our employees and their work.

 

Your environment:

-State-of-the-art ergonomic workstations, equipped with the ability to raise or lower your workstation to accommodate standing and sitting.

-Mobile storage units to allow for easy moving in order to sit with your changing project teams.

-An employee culture that welcomes you like family. 

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