Posted by admin on 05/30/2018 12:21 pm  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Zimmer Biomet

Supply Chain Manager (585066)


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Job Summary

This position will support the forecasting, planning, purchasing, and distribution teams along with distribution of products to the field and will require collaboration with these functions to optimize division goals for inventory management, forecast accuracy, customer service, and standard cost.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

- Work with Division planners to insure forecast and planning schedule maximize customer service levels and manufacturing productivity.
- Minimize/reduce inventory ( DOH) to meet budgeted goals.
- Continually improve material flow from supplier, through facility, to end customer for maximum efficiency.
- Work with Sourcing organization to help insure that quality materials are purchased on a timely basis, in appropriate quantities and at fair prices.
- Foster cooperation and effective communications between the supply chain group and the balance of the organization.
- Work closely with distribution partners to insure customer orders are shipped in a timely and accurate fashion.
- Work with materials group employees to insure that intra company material distribution occurs in a timely and accurate fashion.
- Work with all Division planners to help insure all departmental procedures are consistent with G.M.P’s and Corporate Policies.
- Identify and address opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
- Prepare and monitor annual budgets for Planning, Purchasing
- Help to identify, evaluate and develop Supply Chain Management staff and establish a Succession Plan for the Division.

Expected Areas of Competence

-SAP experience strongly preferred.
- High level of knowledge and understanding of the entire Supply Chain.
- Ability to operate independently and use judgment for high impact decisions.
- Demonstrates effective written and oral communication and presentation skills, ability to interact with senior management.
- Requires analytical and managerial abilities.
- Understands strategic cost issues and uses range of techniques for cost reduction to meet targets.
- Ability to engage in contract negotiations and develop contracts on a national or regional basis; create basic project plans and manger source plan and implementation across functions and sites.
- Identifies alternative courses of action before choosing an approach; makes timely decisions in the best interest of the company and is willing to make decisions in uncertain conditions.
- Understands markets and interacts with marketing to manage forecasting and improve accuracy.
- Ability to manage people and delegate responsibilities.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills are a must; position requires interaction with a wide range of both internal and external personnel.

Education/Experience Requirements

- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in business with 6-8 years experience in the following related areas: purchasing, planning, forecasting, shipping, receiving, warehousing and manufacturing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- At least three years of managerial experience is also essential.
- CPM, CPIM or CSCP preferred.


Travel Requirements

  • Up to 25%


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