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105323 - Supply Chain Projects Lead - 6 months fixed term contract - Clare

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Clare
Date: 24/09/2019
Job Reference: 105323
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
Contact Email: fiona@hero.ie

Job Description

Supply Chain Projects Lead - 6 months fixed term contract - Clare - 105323

Supply Chain Projects Lead (Role can be Shannon or Galway Based Dual Site Role)

Job Function: Supply Chain
Contract: Fixed Term Contract

As a Supply Chain Projects Lead you will provide functional expertise in Supply Chain Management strategies and processes which support the implementation of Lean Supply Chain Tools and concepts at The client supplier partners. This position will:
• Support Operational Excellence assessments and identify operational gaps within the Supply Chain.
• Develop detailed project plans, associated training material, and supplier improvement roadmaps.
• Implement efficient, Lean and cost effective Supply Chain Management processes at The client supplier partners through the application of Operational Excellence concepts and tools, including, but not limited to Pull Systems, VMI, Replenishment Strategies, KANBAN, Kaizen, Visual Management, S&OP and JIT.
• Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the areas of Lean Supply Chain, Pull Replenishment, JIT and Batch Sizing, while providing on-site training to partner supplier associates.
• Manage and track supplier specific deployment projects, create and modify procedures, conduct kick-off and site activities with target suppliers.
• Leverage expertise in Lean Supply Chain Management to achieve stated objectives in the areas of S&OP, Capacity Planning, Scheduling, Lead Time, Delivery and Total Cost of Supply established by the Supplier team.
• Use supplier feedback and tailor program material to promote and maximize deployment effectiveness.
• Support broader curriculum development.

General Functions
• Implement Lean Supply Chain concepts (JIT, Kaizen, Leveling, Visual Management, VMI, Pull, etc.) at target suppliers to improve overall flow of materials and information.
• Support Operational Excellence assessments, identify initial gaps and create specific supplier improvement action plans.
• Perform project management activities, monitor and report supplier progress against stated objectives and goals.
• Support development, and refinement, of Supplier OpEx curriculum and training material.

Expected Areas of Competence (i.e. KSAs)
? Has extensive knowledge of Lean supply chain management tools and concepts.
• Demonstrated effective, supply chain wide, application of Lean / Operational Excellence within batch manufacturing and processing facilities.
• Demonstrated the ability to apply Lean concepts to improve overall Supply Chain effectiveness, ensuring that the right quantity, of the right parts, is delivered at the right time.
• Demonstrated ability to increase part flow, reduce lead-time, reduce inventory management costs and increase velocity (turns).

Education/ Experience Requirements
• Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Engineering
• 2 – 5 years in Supply Chain Management related roles (Planning, Scheduling, Replenishment)
• Minimum of 2 years in application of Lean concepts within the Supply Chain (VMI, KANBAN, Pull, etc.)
• Minimum of 2 years in process improvement, project management, training and facilitation
• 2 - 5 years in an Industrial / Manufacturing setting
• 2 - 5 years using data analysis tools (Excel, MiniTab, etc.)
• Medical Device Experience Aerospace, Automotive or High-Tech, GMP Preferred
• APICS and CSCMP Certification Preferred
• Consulting Experience Preferred

For more information on this role, please contact me on 087 2197421 or annemarie@hero.ie
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