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Supply Chain & Materials

Materials project manager - Galway

Contract Type: Contract
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 10/01/2017
Job Reference: 83952

Job Description

Materials project manager

Supply Chain Engineer / Supply Chain project manager / Materials project manager


Our client a large manufacturing company located in Galway requires a Materials Project Manager for their site. The successful candidate will work within the Materials department reporting to the Materials Manager

Scope:
The Materials Project Manager is responsible for driving transformational change through the use of Lean and Six Sigma tools within the factory. This position is expected to lead efforts to compress cycle times, improve inventory turns, improve service and reduce waste in all Materials processes. In addition, this position will regularly interface with suppliers, global procurement, operations, hourly plant personnel, engineering, finance, and plant leadership. This is the primary communication link between leadership teams and project teams; works with both project teams and leadership teams to deliver projects on schedule and on budget; identifies and updates risk pro-file and contingencies as well as developing options during the course of the project.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Lead site Rapid Improvement Events that focus on Materials Management processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Document what is normal state and identify actions to correct abnormal conditions
  • Develop and manage the reporting system that compares gaps to what is normal and publish explanations for variances.
  • Utilizes six-sigma and lean manufacturing tools to identify service, cash, and/or cost savings opportunities.
  • Works with the Materials Manager to develop and prioritize a projects pipeline for the group.
  • Works with Materials Management group to improve measurements, analysis, development, and implementation of tools such as gap analysis, process performance, problem escalation, standard work, and cycle time reduction.
  • Assists the Materials team with new product introduction and team related project completion.
  • Develop, implement and drive adherence to standard work as set by the materials council across the functions
  • Drive continuous improvement activities by establishing and executing a daily materials Gemba walk in all functional areas.
  • Provide materials management project leadership for activities such as VMI implementations, Supplier Transitions, VA/VE, footprint transitions, and new product introductions.
  • Drive material management operation excellence daily by identifying and improving inventory accuracy, material replenishment flow and organization thru the use of Plan For Every Part (PFEP), production loading and scheduling, materials ordering, supplier manage-ment and system utilization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in business or engineering discipline
  • Experience with rate-based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments
  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes
  • Experience with visual management systems
  • Six sigma Green/Black Belt certification preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • APICS certification preferred and/or line of sight to certification within 24 months
  • 3- 5 years of project management and/or manufacturing experience

For further information on this Materials Project Manager role in Galway please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 / aoife@hero.ie
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