Supply Chain and Inventory Manager

Job
Overview

  1. Engineering and Project Management
  2. Permanent
  3. Energy Transition
  4. California
156678
$ 140000 - $ 145000
Supply Chain and Inventory Manager
We currently seek a high caliber Supply Chain and Inventory Manager for a direct hire basis within our client’s team of experienced professionals. Based in Hawthorne, California.

Job Description          

Our client is looking for a Supply Chain (SC) & Inventory Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will lead our client’s Supply Chain to establish/maintain vendor relationships, both local and global, source/buy raw materials for building our client’s product line of Nanobubble Generators, develop an appropriate supplier audit program and execute same. The role also includes improving processes to ensure our client’s physical inventory equals the perpetual inventory reflected in our client’s ERP NetSuite. The Inventory Management aspect of this role will successfully implement our client’s Advanced Manufacturing and Demand Planning capability within NetSuite, and ensure full use of NetSuite’s Material Requirements Planning (MRP) & material availability capabilities.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the successful candidate will be working in a dynamic, fast-paced early stage company environment in our client’s headquarters

Essential Functions:

Supply Chain (SC) Duties:
  • Lead implementation of NetSuite’s Advanced Manufacturing and Demand Planning modules
  • Drive execution of MRP & ensure timely delivery of components required to assemble our client’s products
  • Generates, adjusts, and expedites purchase orders for manufacturing and purchase requisitions for other functions within the company
  • Support projects related to Product Engineering, Global Services, Innovation, Application Engineering, and R&D
  • Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) & select best source consistent with cost, quality, and delivery requirements for electronic, mechanical and pneumatic components
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering, Global Services, Innovation, Application Engineering, and R&D on sourcing vendors & components
  • Ability to evaluate bid responses, negotiate pricing and quantities, delivery schedules, and place purchase orders
  • Work with suppliers on non-conforming materials
  • Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods/services
  • Act as liaison between suppliers and departments to resolve procurement related problems
  • Monitor supplier performance and take corrective action as necessary
  • Resolve invoice issues and ensure NetSuite is fully updated on a daily and weekly basis
  • Perform other procurement tasks and projects as assigned

Inventory Manager Duties:
  • Develop and implement inventory control procedures to ensure the perpetual inventory balance reflected in NetSuite matches the real-world physical inventory
  • Monitor inventory levels and reconcile discrepancies between physical counts and NetSuite amounts
  • Maintain optimal inventory levels to support production schedules and minimize the time between order receipt and readiness to fulfill while minimizing carrying costs
  • Work closely with Accounting, Production/Assembly, Product Engineering, Global Services, Innovation and the R&D Teams to forecast inventory needs and execute purchasing activities for timely supplier deliveries
  • Utilize our client’s ERP – NetSuite, to track inventory movements, including receipts, transfers, kitting and withdrawals
  • Generate regular reports on inventory status, including stock levels, turnover rates and aging inventory
  • Analyze inventory data to identify trends, forecast demand, and make and implement process improvements
  • Collaborate with the internal QC team and external suppliers to ensure that incoming materials meet quality standards
  • Execute weekly cycle counts and periodic full-physical inventory counts
  • Develop and implement procedures to identify and dispose of non-conforming inventory
  • Develop and implement inventory management processes to optimize inventory turnover and reduce excess or obsolete inventory
  • Identify opportunities to improve inventory efficiency through initiatives such as Just-in-Time (JIT) and vendor managed inventory (VMI)
  • Conduct training sessions for employees involved in inventory management to ensure adherence to standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Proactively identify process improvement opportunities within inventory management
  • Lead or participate in cross-functional teams tasked with identifying technology upgrade opportunities to drive inventory management productivity
  • Monitor and report-out on key performance indicators (KPI) related to inventory management and take corrective actions as necessary to achieve targets

Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum ten years business experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Supply Chain operations and inventory management principals with advanced analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with formal specific training in supply chain
  • Prior supply chain, purchasing/buyer and inventory management experience
  • Strong computer proficiency (Project, MRP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Education and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with specific training in supply chain, business, or related field

Residency requirements:
  • US citizens or permanent residents. Company does not provide Visa sponsorship.
Relocation assistance: Possible
Travel: Less than 10%.

           
           
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location of Position: Hawthorne, CA
Location Type: Office

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We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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