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Supply Chain Supervisor

Reno, Nevada
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Cooper B-Line division is hiring for a Supply Chain Supervisor.  This role will be based out of our facility in Reno, NV.
The Supply Chain Supervisor will be an integral member of the Reno Supply Chain Team, with responsibilities aimed at on-time customer delivery through execution of the strategic and tactical supply chain plan. This position is responsible for the procurement of assigned direct materials as well as  providing training and development to direct report(s). This individual is also responsible for inventory control by managing cycle counts for areas of responsibility and internal materials replenishments to meet customer requirements. Also responsible to meet DOH goals inclusive of reducing excess and obsolete while maintain flow of materials to support inventory health targets (SIOP).
  • You will execute the materials management strategy to support Production Planning/Scheduling, Order Fulfillment, and Inventory control. 
  • You will drive resolution of material shortages.
  • You will maintain vendor relationship and execute cost savings. Utilize best buy practices.
  • You will manage sub-contractors, vendor consignment and vendor managed inventory.
  • You will develop, train and motivate direct reports.
  • You will act as a backup for the Supply Chain Manager.
  • You will support cost savings and control by minimizing impact of CONC (Cost of Non-Conformance), including premium freight and E&O; reducing materials disruptions to production.
  • You will provide support for EHS procedures and training, to drive a Zero Incident Culture across the plant.
  • You will initiate, support and lead continuous improvement activities within the department inclusive of transactional processes. Schedule and communicate departmental priorities with the team and coordinate activities with other functions within the plant.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a supply chain function is required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Reno, NV will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • APICS Certification.
  • 2+ years of supervisory and leadership experience.
  • 5 + years supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • SAP business system experience.
  • Strong PC application skills. Including complement of Microsoft Office Software, with strong capabilities in PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Foundational knowledge of lean principles and manufacturing processes.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053070