Supply Chain Engineered Value Chain Manager
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Location: Griffin, GA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 6, 2020
WE BUILD WHAT MATTERS
There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. Caterpillar Large Power Systems Division (LPSD) designs and manufactures diesel, gas and reman, ranging from 400 kilowatts to 16 megawatts of power, and the key engine systems such as fuel, air, aftertreatment and cooling which are used to power oil & gas, electric power, marine, rail and Cat machine applications around the world.
The Large Power Systems Division has a Supply Chain Engineered Value Chain Manager position located at either Griffin,GA or Lafayette, IN facility. In this role, you will be responsible for leading Supply Chain Engineered Value Chain initiatives for Large Engines within LPSD. Leads Supply Chain analytics efforts and projects to improve facility performance levels for reduced lead times, inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results. Actively supports facility efforts to develop and implement the Plan for Every Part, Pull material Replenishment and improved throughput efficiency. Leads facility efforts to implement and monitor compliance for supply chain processes aligned with the CPS Supply Chain Process Manual and the CPS Supply Chain Rules.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Leads the Supply Chain Engineered Value Chain team for
- Accountable to facility leadership and governing
committees to achieve supply chain performance targets
focused on reduced lead time, inventory reduction, increased inventory
turns and improved order-to-delivery results.
- This position plays a key role developing business
division strategy development and target setting.
- Incumbent works closely with the facility Supply Chain
Manager to deploy strategic supply chain initiatives, and is required to
take a division-wide view of supply chain planning processes and tools.
This role requires thorough knowledge and experience with the deployment
of pull material strategies and related software applications.
- This role leads efforts which require the ability to
work effectively with facility leaders and governing committees comprised
of diverse, multi-functional leaders. Incumbent is responsible for leading
collaboration and communications across multiple facility functions, in
order to effectively deploy lean material flow plans for a facility, which
may include implementing changes to factor floor layout and material
presentation to the point of use.
- This position requires advanced collaboration,
communication and negotiation skills, as well as advanced business acumen
to sponsor, govern and support supply chain initiatives and deployments.
These efforts required intense collaboration with Product Groups, Business
Resources, Global Purchasing and other teams.
- This role requires advanced understanding of supply
chain best practices, including operational efficiencies from the source
of supply to the facility point of use. This role will involve
collaborating and negotiating with leaders across multiple functions, and
may include leading personnel from outside incumbent's business division,
such as Global Purchasing, Global Information Services, Manufacturing /
Operations, Global Transportation and Manufacturing Logistics.
- This position leads efforts to identify and resolve
facility supply chain constraints, which requires the ability to work
across cross-functional areas and collaborate and negotiate complex
- Incumbent drives communications, root cause corrective
action and ultimate resolution of supply chain constraints.
- This position works with other supply chain functional
areas to continuously improve material flow plans, focusing on improving
inventory record accuracy, waste reduction and increased throughput
efficiency, increased velocity and increased inventory turns. Incumbent
may be required to work with Global Transportation and Cat Logistics Services
to implement transportation and logistics solutions required to optimize
the facility supply chain.
- Incumbent provides leadership, coaching, focus,
motivation and encouragement to direct reports. Responsible for coaching,
developing and mentoring resources. Incumbent is responsible for all
personnel issues and performance evaluation of direct reports, including
development, capability building and succession planning.
- Travel Required (10% - 20%
Top Candidates will also have:
Advanced knowledge of CPS and lean supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes, material flow, packaging and containerization, the corporate NPI process, facility product and engineering change control processes and throughput efficiency
Advanced understanding of supply chain planning processes and analytical tools.
Knowledge of supply chain modeling, optimization and simulation software.
Advanced understanding of common supply chain systems, and the ability to lead and
sponsor large-scale technology transformations.
Knowledge of 6Sigma Project Management principles.
Excellent leadership skills to effectively sponsor supply chain improvements making the
best use of available resources, while maintaining strong people focus and fulfilling the
responsibilities for leading people.
Extremely strong collaborative, interpersonal and negotiation skills in order to drive
common supply chain processes across multiple departments and facility.
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to creatively solve very
Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures and solid product
Completion of required corporate leadership training
Previous leadership experience
APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification highly desired.
Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process
Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes
A background in Supply Chain, Manufacturing / Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics experience
- This position can be either located in Griffin, GA or Lafayette, IN
- This position does offer relocation assistance.
- This position will close on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST.
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers (http://www.caterpillar.com/careers).