Plant Supply Chain Engineer

Job
Overview

Chattanooga Tennessee
  1. Permanent
1095497
$80000 - $90000
TRS Staffing is seeking a Plant Supply Chain Engineer for a full time/direct hire opportunity in Chattanooga, TN. In-depth knowledge of supply chain, materials and logistics management function is essential.

Job Title: Plant Supply Chain Engineer
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Status of Hire: full time, direct hire, salaried
Relocation Assistance: available
Compensation: $80-90k DOE
Industry: Automotive parts manufacturing
Direct Report: none

Educational Requirements:
Logistics or Management Degree preferred, or relevant industry experience.

Responsibilities:
• Computer literacy (SAP, Excel, Access) – Data analysis
• TPM & Lean principles
• Implement corporate supply-chain best practices in the plant
• Prepares the supply-chain KPIs and update the related action plans for review by the Plant Logistics Manager
• Maintain and optimize supply-chain systems (production planning, EDI)
• Design and implement improvements in the supply-chain (upstream, internal and downstream physical and information flows) based on Lean principles and company best practices.
• Contribute to the TPM Supply-Chain Pillar (and/or to others) – Lead or participate in Kaizen workshops
• Define optimum stock levels at each step of the production process
• Work with engineering and logistics to develop and implement optimum flow, storage and layout solutions (for new products and changes of process and as continuous improvement for existing flows)
• Do time studies/Update the book of flows
• Specify the requirements in term of information systems and communicate them to the ITS Manager and System Controller
• Promote safety culture in its area of responsibilities
• Packaging, Manage rack repairs
• Propose solutions to issues regarding packaging, line feeding, etc.
• Build training modules and lead training actions

Performance Indicators:
• Number of accident and near misses related to logistics operations
• Customer service rate (serial and service parts), missed cars
• Inventory level (lead time and/or stock coverage)
• Logistics costs (incl. premium transport costs and transportation filling rate), Supplier service rate

Process Indicators:
• COGI, inventory adjustments
• Customer forecast accuracy, adherence to broadcast window
• First time good EDI integration, booking in, good stock transfer and good shipping
• Ensure that safety policies are understood and respected within his area of responsibilities

TRS is an equal-opportunity employer. We appreciate all interest in this position, however only those candidates with resumes most closely matched to the job description will be contacted to discuss a potential interview.
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