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Company

Product Management

Materials Manager

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Overview


Responsible for developing and executing materials management and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes to meet on-time delivery, cycle time and working capital goals for the Indianapolis location. A working manager position that will play an important role in leading the organization with the continued implementation of demand and lean based materials replenishment practices.

Responsibilities


  • Identify, develop, and implement best practices within materials management, planning, forecasting, scheduling, material replenishment, and plant cycle time reduction measures
  • Site lead for S&OP monthly review, develops 12 month rolling capacity plans, identifies challenges and opportunities, and organizes planning, operations, and procurement teams for both input and output to the monthly cycle
  • Develops and maintains material forecasts, planning BOMs, and ensures material continuity with procurement, operations, and logistics to achieve customer on-time delivery
  • Perform root cause investigation and identifies corrective action for material supply interruptions
  • Influence, consult, and lead efforts for sharing and standardizing of best practices and processes
  • Own and drive specific standard work across the supply chain organization (materials management, procurement, logistics, and warehouse management) and work with site leads to perform layered audits in these areas
  • Incorporate the principles of Lean across all processes and integrate the actions and activities of variation reduction
  • Provides materials support for product development teams for new programs during the initial development stages
  • Responsible to develop, execute and achieve tactical and strategic initiatives through active leadership that positively impact business plans, operating profits, practices, policies, and procedures
  • Lead and/or support continuous improvement projects; aid in the selection, assist in prework, lead and/or support projects, perform follow up duties as required
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Accounting, Engineering, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain, planning, purchasing, or logistics
  • 2+ years directly managing others
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP, Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt and/or Lean certification preferred
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of MRP, WMS, and their respective report writers; SAP preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Able to provide coaching and performance feedback to direct reports
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to present complex supply chain processes to non-supply chain audiences to gain alignment

About SRAM


SRAM, LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 3,000+ employees, 20+ locations and 9+ countries. SRAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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