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Supply Chain Manager

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Location: Wuxi, 32, China
Date Posted: Aug 29, 2019

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Job Description


As a Supply Chain Manager, you will manage and lead all facility supply chain activities including strategic process transformation, supply chain planning, material requirements management, inventory management, demand and orders management, supply chain performance and logistics.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Provide leadership and direction to supply chain teams responsible for the management of all facility supply functions in alignment with the Order-to-Delivery SAI and the Velocity CSF
* Ensure that the supply chain divisions manage supply chain processes aligned with the CPS Supply Chain Process Manual and adherence to the CPS Supply Chain Rules
* Lead efforts for a Product Distribution Center
* Provide input to business unit goals and strategy development
* Accountable for development of the supply chain organizational design, key enterprise inventory metrics, point of use material availability, prime product availability and reduction of cash to cash cycle time
* Ensure facility production schedules provide proper product availability to dealers/customers while balancing manufacturing constraint issues
* Lead facility Sales and Operations Planning, ensuring robust process conformance
* Work with product managers to ensure supply chain strategies are developed and aligned with worldwide sourcing strategies, and provides inputs to supplier sourcing and resource management
* Accountable for supply chain performance improvements, including supplier certification and the supplier S&OP process
* Work closely with relevant functional areas and assigns resources to supply chain performance improvement projects
* Manage department resources, providing focus, motivation and encouragement to direct reports
* Coach, develop and mentor department resources
* All personnel issues and performance evaluation of direct reports, including development, capability building and succession planning
* Lead efforts to improve communications and align logistics and manufacturing activities


Required Qualifications:

* Completion of Caterpillar’s required Leadership training
* Knowledge and experience with 6 Sigma
* Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Develop and deploy creative / original solutions to complex problems
* High level of business acumen, with the ability to lead large-scale enterprise transformation activities for a business division
* Ability to translate strategic vision to actionable performance
* Ability to establish and monitor policies and guidelines
* Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures
* Solid product knowledge
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
* Frequent Travel Required (50% - 75% working time)
* Minimum of 10 to 12 years of supply chain or related experience
* College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:

* APICS CPIM or CSCP National Certification
* Experience in information technology, supply chain logistics, global purchasing, operations and / or quality
* Experience in inventory management and control, purchasing, parts distribution and/or supply chain/logistics

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Aug 29, 2019