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Manager - Procurement and Supplier Management

Company: Morgan Olson
Location: Loudon
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

MORGAN OLSON LLCMorgan Olson is the leading walk-in van body manufacturer in North America producing over 7,500 vehicles annually. Morgan Olsons portfolio of customers serves a multitude of industries and delivery applications. The primary industry served by these iconic Morgan Olson Walk-in vans is parcel package pick up & delivery because most everything ordered on-line is delivered by a Morgan Olson Walk-In Stepvan. Other key industries served include Textile Rental and Laundry services, baking and snack foods, newspaper delivery, service & utility vehicles, and the ever-growing mobile cuisine food trucks!Morgan Olsons leadership stands committed and focused. Reinvesting tens of millions of dollars back into Morgan Olsons production facilities with state-of-the-art equipment and advanced automation technologies, producing the safest and most efficient 'last mile' home delivery work trucks on the market today.Job Title: Manager of Procurement and Supplier Management Business Job Titles: Manager of Procurement and Supplier ManagementJob Description:Develop and lead a team of Sourcing Specialists in the strategic sourcing of raw material, assemblies, and outside processes to support a diverse manufacturing organization. Will develop and maintain SOPs and work instructions related to all the roles within the scope of responsibility. Will have ownership of the strategic development of the team, the metrics and KPIs and process. Will lead the data collection and presentation of key metrics and KPIs that support the organizations goals and objectives.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES: Leads a dynamic group of Sourcing Specialists. Develops, implements, and manages cross functional, fully integrated sourcing processes that incorporate planning, scheduling, inventory, material and forecasting in support of highly functioning, multi-value stream manufacturing facilities. In partnership with corporate sourcing teams, negotiate with vendors for best quality, delivery, and cost with focus on quality and delivery metrics through deployment of supplier scorecards to achieve best in class performance. Engages with the Director of Material and Logistics and with the Inventory Analyst in the reduction and management of inventory for the OEM production as well as the parts and service warehouse. Proactively identifies emergency materials requirements to mitigate production shortages through escalating with internal and external stakeholders. Participates in or leads meetings, as necessary, with Finance departments to report details of material costs, variances, savings, shortages etc. and then create corrective action plans. Establishes documented training programs, processes and procedures for team members in need of improved skill sets to create best in class team. Maintains on-going relationships with the contractors, vendors, and internal/external stakeholders. Provides strategic deployment plans in alignment with organizational goals and objectives to senior executives and directors of the company. Supports and participates in Morgan Olsons PPS team efforts. Adheres to Quality Policy by exceeding customer expectations, being customer focused and supporting continuous improvement activities. Adheres to Safety policies and practices behavioral based safety 100% of the time. Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Logistics, Material Management or Supply Chain Management or related field plus 5-7 years minimum materials management Excellent negotiating skills and verbal and written communication skills Skillful in planning and analyzing the requirements of the production departments. Ability to review and understand design specifications the raw materials to be ordered. Skilled at researching the market, seeking sources of supply and designing RFQs. Well-versed with the traditional as well as advanced methods used in inventory control. Demonstrated experience managing supplier quality identifying root cause and managing corrective actions. Excellent computer skills, including advance project management skills.Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Company paid life insurance 10 company paid holidays Vacation and personal timeEqual Opportunity Employer#LI-CM2by Jobble

Keywords: Morgan Olson, Knoxville , Manager - Procurement and Supplier Management, Executive , Loudon, Tennessee

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