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Senior Supply Chain Manager

Company: Penske
Location: Warren
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:



The Senior Supply Chain Manager will manage one or more customer accounts and execute the day to day operations which have Penske-wide implications and impact. The position will be the primary operational and strategic account owner as viewed by both Penske and Customer. This position will provide tactical direction and leadership to Supply Chain Managers and staff to ensure customer requirements are met. Ensure all inventory and material discrepancies are resolved quickly and accurately to meet expected lead times. Create and foster a relationship with the customer's Senior managers to facilitate operational stability and vertical growth. This position is located onsite at the GM Plant in Warren, MI. Candidate must be willing to work 3 days onsite with an expectation that there could be a need to work 5 days (M-F) onsite. Major Responsibilities: - Drive continuous improvement for all groups, including both customer and Penske processes. Understand the strategic needs and align resources to develop solutions. Review operating metrics and fixes out-of-tolerance results. Look for opportunities to grow existing operation. - Responsible for day-to-day execution of all account activities. Monitors key metrics to optimize value delivered to the customer. Quickly resolve any operations issues to reduce backorders and lead time & communicate with customer. Provide leadership to team members in identifying project risks early and guide them in developing appropriate mitigation plans. - Create and administer training and development plans for Supply Chain Supervisors as well as high performing staff members. Ensure team has a strong focus on details and is thoroughly trained in the problem resolution process. Drive consistency across all operations, including individual and operational performance standards. - Understand how customer, supplier and vendor work together and affect overall supply chain performance. Recommend vendors and suppliers necessary to deploy logistics solution. Create and foster a relationship with the customer's logistics manager to facilitate operational stability. Manage the clients' expectations regarding our team's satisfactory performance & service execution. - Interview and select salaried and hourly associates up to and including Supply Chain Managers. Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group's role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe workplace. Conduct performance review, corrective action, and goal setting for team of salaried and hourly employees. - Provide career development, mentoring and promotional opportunities to direct reports to create future leaders. - Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures. Stay current on the customer's industry, bringing fresh thinking to institutionalized processes. - Other Projects as assigned Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required - Concentration in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or equivalent referred - 5 years of functional experience in multiple supply chain service lines (transportation, warehousing, LLP, etc.) - 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience - Analysis and design experience - Engineering and IT awareness, including supply chain modeling - Multiple supply chain service line experience (Transportation, Warehousing, LLP, etc) - A strong understanding of operations and supporting technology, especially web based applications - Knowledge of Transportation Management and systems - A strong understanding of operations and supporting technology, especially web based applications. - Must be able to work with other departments to increase overall productivity for the company - Ability to manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency while maintaining a high degree of accuracy - Ability to meet & exceed weekly and monthly performance goals. - Successful track record of building relationships with stakeholders or customers that have resulted in high customer satisfaction. - Problem Solving / Process Improvement - Strong analytical and presentation skills, written/oral communication and organizational skills. - Skill in the operation of MS Office software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. - Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job - Willingness to travel as necessary, work the hours necessary to accomplish the job duties, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening. Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job Family: Operations Address: 30001 Van Dyke Ave Primary Location: US-MI-Warren Employer: Penske Logistics LLC Req ID: 2403937

Keywords: Penske, Warren , Senior Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Warren, Michigan

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