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Supply Chain Manager in Washington, MO at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Engineered Structures (AES) serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. This BU is also home to our suite of direct and hybrid additive offerings. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH; AES employs 6000 people in 6 countries at 30 locations. AES is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).
Arconic is seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager for a fast-pasted developing business.  As a member of the plant leadership team, this position leads the following activities:
  • Customer Service – Inside Sales, and Order Entry
  • Planning/Scheduling – Capacity Planning, Master Scheduling, Finite Production Scheduling and Raw Material
  • Contract Manufacturing – Operating Supplies, Services and Outside Processing
This position will establish a world-class integrated business planning process, along with metrics necessary to track supply chain effectiveness, efficiency and sales opportunities.    This position will also develop a strategic process to leverage capacity and improve reaction time to market disruptions.  A successful candidate will be highly organized and be able to develop and implement strategies that synchronize commercial, planning and procurement activities to improve business results.
Key Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Be a high integrity leader in the organization that advances the Arconic culture.
  • Lead the Inside Sales team to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Timely and accurate contract review and order entry
  • Risk Assessments and mitigation plans
  • Lead the plant SIOP process for demand and supply planning, support financial reconciliation and management review. Collaborate with end to end SIOP process.
  • Responsible for raw material Inventory ordering and implementing strategies that increase inventory turns and the reliability of supply.
  • Creation of master production schedules.
  • Implement an achievable Supply plan (production volumes, purchased materials and stock) through the support of SIOP planning and execution.
  • Promote and deploy LEAN techniques and thinking, driving continuous improvement and lead (cost base) efficiency improvements within the process utilizing business systems and tools.
  • Develop robust Program Management structure for key programs that can ensure that the organization delivers excellent performance to customers customer expectations and creates value for Arconic.
  • Conduct regular business reviews with key suppliers to ensure consistence in communication and drive for improvement.
  • Provides suppliers with demand forecasts and proactively monitors supplier’s short-term capacity (0-12 months).
  • Work with suppliers to address temporary constraints and escalates potential long-term supplier capacity issues and drives collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment with key suppliers targeting at an optimal end to end supply chain.
  • Effectively manage personnel in the areas of production control, logistics, contract manufacturing and customer service
  • Responsible for managing the forecasting, order management and quotations, production planning, procurement, capacity planning, and transportation operations into a synchronized supply chain organization.  
  • Perform strategic capacity verses requirements studies to ensure efficient and effective deployment/utilization of resources to meet demand.
  • Design, implement and manage a robust compliance program.
  • Conducts periodic formal assessments of the plant activities to ensure that policies and procedures are properly followed and that all activities and transactions are in compliance with the appropriate laws. 
  • Reports to Management on issues and opportunities and recommends solutions and project plans.
  • Identifying and implementing innovations to improve service delivery.
  • Coordination of various customer and internal presentations that include Program Reviews (internal and customer facing), Monthly Business Review, Annual Plan, etc.
  • Setting up, delivering, measuring and analyzing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and taking corrective actions.
  • ASAT self-audit responsibilities.
  • Ensure Trade compliance regulations are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum 5 of years’ experience in supply chain within manufacturing
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering, Manufacturing or Sciences
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • APICS or CPIM certification 


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