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Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Title: Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 96264
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager

Our client, an automotive company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager for their site.

  • Lead and manage the Plant Supply Chain CIM team:
  • Deploy all company Supply Chain standards, guidelines, working methods, methodologies and tools in the plant and toward Suppliers:
  • Shop floor Scheduling (Built To Truck, Assemble To Order, Kanban, Visual Re-Order);
  • Suppliers Logistics Guidelines and Protocols;
  • Physical Flows (receiving, flat storage, shipping, packaging and labelling);
  • Ensure all supply chain activities to support New Project Introduction or Engineering Change:
  • Validate the respect of supply chain specifications during all Project Phases milestones; validate the requirements options selected in file for all new suppliers and projects;
  • Support the project and purchasing teams by proposing the best solutions leading to maximizing the service level, minimizing the logistic costs and inventories and accelerating the physical flows from suppliers to customers;
  • Participate to the Full Day Production Runs (FDPR) for supply chain activities, follow and implement all correctives actions identified afterwards;
  • Perform, update the Logistics FMEA for new projects;
  • Define components and finished goods' flows and their storage location;
  • Support the Planning and Scheduling teams during the Start Of Production (SOP) for all new products;
  • Is responsible for project supply chain issues until phase 4 (6 months after SOP);
  • Lead continuous improvement actions in all supply chain activities in term of :
  • Transportation organization by optimizing high pick-up frequency, freight and costs;
  • Packaging and labelling specifications and standardization for components and finished goods, small returnable containers deployment;
  • Internal flows by defining and improving material flows and logistics area layouts;
  • Definition and implementation of scheduling process, systems design and improvement to support them;
  • Definition of receiving, line feeding and shipping processes;
  • Participation to VPS workshops; Lead the logistics VPS committee;
  • Participate actively in -30 plan and labour productivity plan;
  • Is the Visual Re-Order (VRO) and Consignment Process champion of the plant;

  • Third level qualification in a Business Discipline or APICS equivalent
  • 3 Years in Supply Chain Management

For further information on this Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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