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Senior Supply Strategist-Xcel Energy

Job Description
Senior Supply Strategist-27788

 

Description

We are looking for a talented Supply Chain professional to join the Xcel Energy team in our Henderson (MDC), Colorado office, As a Senior Supply Strategist, your work will directly impact the material sourcing and planning for multiple business areas and projects at Xcel Energy.

 

You will manage a specific category of materials and will work with internal purchasing, sourcing and planning teams and also external suppliers and manufacturers to coordinate, manage and forecast the availability of materials for transmission and distribution projects company-wide.

 

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge of supply chain practices and inventory management to ensure that Xcel Energy teams have the materials they need to get the job done!

Summary
Serve as primary contact interfacing with field customers, Supply Chain Field Representatives, Storekeepers and Suppliers in order to forecast near and long term inventory and special requirement needs. Analyze data by utilizing various forecasting and planning models considering economic variables. Developing time-phase forecast to right size corporate inventory levels. Responsible for working with customers, Supply Chain Field Representatives and Storekeepers to set local order points to maximize economic inventory levels.
Responsibilities
  • Develops, performs and communicates material forecasting, planning and procurement procedures to Supply Chain Customers, Supply Chain Field Representatives, Storekeepers, appropriate suppliers/manufacturers and alliance partners for highly engineered products that require specific knowledge to ensure correct material is being sourced.
  • Understands, identifies and assists Supply Chain Customers/Supply Chain Field Representatives with special order requirements and planning material requirements for large and unusual projects and ensures those requirements are consistently and reliably met.
  • Consult individually with customers and on matrix teams to analyze local order points, target max, industry trends, lead times and other relevant information to set inventory quantities for optimum utilization of local and corporate inventory.
  • Track and monitor actual inventory needs against forecasts to identify errors and constantly improve forecasting techniques.
  • Serve as interface between business units, suppliers, manufacturers, Sourcing Strategists and Supply Chain Field Representatives to monitor performance, resolve issues, disputes and aid Sourcing Strategists in negotiating solutions for desired results.
  • Administers Corporate Inventory Management Program and Guidelines while participating on Sourcing Teams, acting as subject matter experts, assisting in recommendation of suppliers and providing follow up performance evaluation of data to the Strategic Sourcing area.
  • Ensure Sourced material is in compliance with Xcel specifications, material test reports, OSHA and all applicable environmental regulations.
  • Implement and refine inventory program while ensuring successful implementation of Managed Business Relationships, strategic Sourcing plans and continuously improving to fully develop professional partnerships.

 

At Xcel Energy, our customers' quality of life depends on the energy we provide. Every time they flip a switch or turn a dial, they tap into the energy of over 12,000 people working to make life better. As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers.
Xcel Energy has become a leader in the energy industry by demonstrating excellence in environmental performance. Our environmental commitment includes improving air quality, conserving resources, harnessing renewable energy, and protecting wildlife and habitats.
Xcel Energy's vitality comes from our people. It takes professionals in engineering, customer service, linemen, marketing and sales professionals, energy traders, mechanics, finance and accounting professionals and many others to power our company. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs that include a range of options and coverage levels.

 

Qualifications
Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, purchasing, engineering, material logistics or related field (6 or more years of supply chain or materials management experience will be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • 2 years of experience in supply chain or material management experience is required

 

Primary Location

CO-Henderson

Schedule
Full-time

Union Position

-Non-Bargaining
 

Global Planning Manager-Crocs

Location: CO - Niwot

Description

SUMMARY:

Crocs Inc. is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to support Global Planning activities.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

•Provide Global Planning linkage between Regional offices and manufacturing centers, with focused customer service on business and channel priorities

•Support supply chain documentation & standardization efforts with process and procedure documentation

•Support Seasonal sourcing decisions and monthly S&OP process

•Position requires interaction with members of our Asia and Mexico teams during their working hours and the ability to travel internationally

•Support the Supply Chain with delivery of specific data as needed

•Interact closely with users and Global Planning team

•Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority

•Other duties as assigned

Requirements, Knowledge and Experience:

•Must have footwear industry experience in Supply Chain or related area, preferably in planning or procurement areas

•Experience in managing external vendors preferred

•Experience with enterprise inventory and planning systems

•Prior overseas business travel experience, preferably to China

•Applicant must have experience managing teams of 3 or more

•Strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel required

Other attributes:

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•Ability to speak English required, Spanish a plus

•Good written and verbal communications skills

•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills – creative, practical, thorough

•Flexible team player who thrives in a dynamic environment

•Exercises sound judgment in communications and decision-making

•Takes direction well; can work independently in most situations

•Consistently professional, reliable and objective

Education Requirements:

•A Bachelor's degree required with concentration in business, supply chain management or engineering

•Minimum of 5 years in the footwear industry

•Operations/Supply Chain experience preferred

 Click this link to apply:

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Operations Manager-North Metro Area

OPERATIONS MANAGER OF CHANGE

Could you do better?  Do you want your ideas to be heard and acted on?  Do you delight in driving change and publicizing continual improvement via metrics? Do you motivate your team in creative ways? You can do it all at our company:  be part of an international supply chain as well as lead the team that produces and ships the end product.

We are growing at 20% per year, and have the opportunity to renew our Warehouse processes and systems to meet our increasing demand.  As our Assembly and Warehouse Supervisor, you’ll implement 100% accurate SAGE ERP managed warehouse locations for all customer and company owned inventory within 60 days.  You will create Receive and Pick processes within 90 days resulting in 99.5% inventory accuracy.

Our employees like to laugh and work together to create new artistic point of sale products:  From the CEO to the visiting dogs, everyone teams together to delight our customers.  Brag to your friends about the unique one of kind products you produce and ship.  Our Point of Sale product is grabbing the public’s attention in every liquor store, bar, and franchise.

Hear the roar of our satisfied customers when you provide 95% on time delivery to planned ship date with an 80% efficient labor team within 6 months. Come lead our Warehouse and Assembly transformation!

Email resume to: admin@apicscolorado.org to be forwarded to hiring organization.