Job title: Advanced Materials Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Employer: Electrolux Group
Closing date: 19-07-2016
Ensures the smooth transition between Advanced Purchasing/Site Purchasing and Site Materials teams on new part introduction, model launches, Engineering Change Notices, and new supplier startup.
This position is directly responsible for checkpoint gate review sign offs representing Materials for supplier/component production readiness. This position plays a key role in the NA Materials team structure and will provide support as required by the Director of Materials for NA. The main focus will be within the Cooking Product Line. Project assistance across other Product Lines as required.
Develop and execute a detailed process for new supplier/new component introduction to include supplier capacity, lead times, and safety stock calculation across multiple sites.
Establish supply chain in advance of new product launches ensuring capacity and ramp up constraints are recognized and mitigated to ensure a successful launch. This person will work closely with Engineering and Purchasing as well as the Sourcing Board.
Coordinating material for prototype builds.
Assist site Materials Managers with obsolescence review upon new component/new supplier introduction.
Special projects as assigned based on current need within the organization to include:
Site assistance to resolve problematic supplier delivery issues
Escalation Manager for component shortages
Assist supplier with processes/procedures to ensure adequate coverage of EMA-NA demands. Training as required to understand requirements.
Assist with Tier 2 supply constraints as needed – Special Projects Only
On site supplier assistance if required
Corporate supply constraint resolution as required
Bachelors Degree in Business or related field or equivalent experience
Minimum 5 years Materials Management experience in a manufacturing setting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Materials and Lean experience required.
Must have a basic understanding of statistical process control techniques and data collection systems.
Experience in the transportation, receiving, warehousing, handling and a flow of materials.
Strong data handling skills.
Strong computer skills – Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Strong communication skill: both verbal and written.
Extensive supplier relationship background
Domestic and/or International travel as required.
is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013 Electrolux had sales of $15.1 billion and 61,000 employees. For more information go to http://group.electrolux.com