Galveston , TX , United States
Support the development of proactive strategies supported by robust action plans and improvement roadmaps to minimize suppliers identified as risks to desired performance.
Ability to measure analyze implement and control, production line lean manufacturing process improvement experience. Problem Solving and Project Management experience.
* Operation Experience - factory management manufacturing engineering production management * Ability to Train/Coach others (coworkers/suppliers) in the use of lean manufacturing tools * Extensive knowledge in all Supply Chain processes as well as a working knowledge of manufacturing and order fulfillment processes. Background in push/pull supply chain planning material flow analysis and production systems as well as inventory management and control purchasing parts distribution plus strong analytical skills. * A minimum of 7 years of leadership experience to include 5-10 years in Logistics management and 5 - 10 years of Strategy development and deployment within an organization that supports Lean- manufacturing principles. * Five years Supply Chain experience in a manufacturing environment (with Purchasing Supplier Quality or Logistics experience is a plus). * Experience working with international suppliers. * Experience Conducting Supply Chain Manufacturing Process Audits. * Understand flow through use of Value Stream Mapping and identification of wastes. * Identify suppliers requiring additional Supply Chain development activities in support of new model programs and managing the implementation of the actions addressing those needs. * Identify opportunities for improvement within external and internal supply chain processes and systems. Prioritize these opportunities and drive change projects to conclusion. * Deploy diagnostic processes for root cause analysis of poor supply performance * Leadership skills in order to deal with sensitive issues develop others or persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions. * Train suppliers in the use and appropriate deployment of lean manufacturing and other process improvement techniques. * Thinks out of the box and enjoys fast paced change * Experience with driving change within organizations * Experience delivering training coaching and developing * Some travel is required