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GB Manager.SCM-SB10

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Supply Chain / Logistics

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Job Description

State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

 

The Regional SC Delivery Leader –UK will lead a team of Plant Purchasing Managers and buyers across the FMC UK sites (3 plants) to ensure external supplier commitments are achieved.

 

This position is responsible for leading work to improve supplier OTD, cost out, consignment/VMI and supporting plant OTD across the UK plants.  The role will require the individual to be familiar with a complete range of procurement functions.  This includes the total cost analysis of materials purchased, the execution and alignment to commodity strategies, resolutions of delivery issues, leading Regional Critical supplier reviews, negotiations with suppliers, regulatory compliance and the ongoing management of supplier relationships including supplier rationalisation.  

In addition to the procurement activities and supplier management this position will be responsible for driving down cost in respect to increasing favourable PPV at the sites alongside the development and implementation of advanced replenishment strategies 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)

 

 

2.

List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.

 

 

A.

 

Leadership –- Accountable for approx. $125M of spend the role requires management of the regional fulfillment specialists and Plant Procurement managers as follows:

 

Improve supplier OTD by identify root causes of late deliveries and development and implementation of plans to meet Eaton sales goals.

 

Ensure cross-site harmonisation for KPI’s, Metrics and standard work established inclusive of  training and succession plans.

 

Lead the team in the  identification of suppliers for VMI and consignment and meeting all business goals for those planning profiles with an emphasis on executing VMI on 80% of runner/repeater parts.

 

Lead the teams responsible for commercial negotiations with suppliers seeking mutual benefits and make awards to ensure favorable PPV >2.5% each year based on UK spend.

 

Develop relationship and enhance delivery capability of Shared Service Centre in India via key UK support staff at each of the UK sites.

Implementation of continuous replenishment goals and objectives aligned with ERP health rules and site material requirements.

Hold procurement teams as well as suppliers accountable to performance and recovery of cost associated with non-conformances as needed and required.

 

Execute multi-site rationalization and sourcing projects by preparing RFQ’s, summarizing responses, recommending sourcing decisions to commodity management and submitting to division gate reviews for approval.

 

B

Detail orientated  - Ability to be act as the Subject Matter Expert (organizationally) in regards to Procurement delivery across the UK specifically with high focus on defining efficient working modes and best practice.

 

 

C.

Relationship building – Must be able to maintain and grow strong relationships internally and externally to support delivery of procurement objectives including but not limited to the following stakeholders:

Shared Service Centre - PUNE

Plant Materials Management – inc shipping and logistics

Plant Production Managers

Plant Managers

EMEA Operations Director

Plant and Divisional Supply Chain Leadership – inc Supplier Quality/Transiton/Development teams.

 

 

D.

Communication and Active Listening – Review with SLT expectations/roadmap for Supply Chain Strategy and thereafter communicate/implement UK Fulfillment strategy (with key SCM personnel) to all relevant Stakeholders accordingly.

 

 

E.

Process – Responsibility for UK wide implementation of Procurement best practice with a strong emphasis on delivering std KPI’s/Metrics and Continuous Improvement and updates to key documents to remove single point failures in Skill base.

 

 

F.

Flexibility - Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple projects across 3 UK Sites and execute accordingly utilising a global Supply Chain.

 

 

G.

Decision Making – Must have a factually (not emotively based) mindset with ability to make key decisions efficiently with minimal guidance. Must be able to illustrate clearly and efficiently ideas  to sub-ordinates, peers and management (based upon sound data) to implement changes to structure, process or reporting.

 

 

H.

Creativity and Problem Solving – Ability to think outside of the box as well as being a structured change agent for the UK sites is essential.

Ensure that current methods and processes are continually challenged for efficiency/simplicity to embrace growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

 

3.

Place job titles in all appropriate boxes.  Where there is more than one incumbent with the same title, list the title only once and put beside it in parenthesis the number of incumbents.

Incumbent

 

VP/GM Supply Chain – Aerospace Group

 

Division Supply Chain Manager

 

Immediate Superior

 

Next Level Above

Immediate Superior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


DIMENSIONS:

 

4.

Record any measurable statistics which your position impacts such as production expenses, maintenance expenses, sales volumes, payroll costs, capital expenditures, research budgets, cost of purchases, value of inventories controlled, employees supervised (direct and indirect).

 

 

IMD error and invoice discrepancy resolution

Purchase Price Variance (PPV)

1006/1007

Cost Out

Supplier Lead Time 

Supplier DPO, OTD and DPPM - Regional

Advanced Replenishment – Consignment/VMI

Economics

Audits

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:

 

5.

Describe any specialized knowledge or skill (e.g., technical, scientific, administrative, managerial) which your position requires.

 

 

Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic and MRP/ERP planning parameter knowledge and update requirements.

·       Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, inventory control, purchasing, logistics, advanced replenishment and shipping/receiving and all associated KPI’s and Metrics.

·       Strong understanding of manufacturing processes as well as special processes.

·       Knowledge of the commodity and sub-commodity marketplace, including in Best Cost Economies.

·       Excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary to converse with diverse group of stakeholders including, operations and Supply Chain Management personnel and supplier organizations. Management of Multi-Site and multi-cultural teams is essential. 

·       Demonstrated experience in successfully supporting commodity strategies and driving cost-out.

·       Demonstrated ability contributes to cross-functional teams in the development, implementation, and achievement of results through cross-functional business initiatives and commodity strategies.

·       Collaborative skills are necessary to achieve and meet SCM and customer requirements and to gain the support needed to move projects and initiatives forward. 

·       Strong analytical problem solving abilities are necessary to understand operational inefficiencies and separate/resolve legitimate supplier performance issues. 

·       Detailed knowledge of industry specific quality registration schemes (i.e. ISO9001, AS9100, etc.)

·       Strong planning/project management skills

·       Strong PC application skills.  Including complement of Microsoft Office Software, with strong capabilities in Excel and Access

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

6.

Describe all other aspects of your position that you feel are important and which have not been adequately covered (i.e. unique problems encountered, special freedom to take action, critical outside contacts, exceptional working conditions etc.)

 

 

Must be able to travel up to 50%.

Qualifications

State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

 

The Regional SC Delivery Leader –UK will lead a team of Plant Purchasing Managers and buyers across the FMC UK sites (3 plants) to ensure external supplier commitments are achieved.

 

This position is responsible for leading work to improve supplier OTD, cost out, consignment/VMI and supporting plant OTD across the UK plants.  The role will require the individual to be familiar with a complete range of procurement functions.  This includes the total cost analysis of materials purchased, the execution and alignment to commodity strategies, resolutions of delivery issues, leading Regional Critical supplier reviews, negotiations with suppliers, regulatory compliance and the ongoing management of supplier relationships including supplier rationalisation.  

In addition to the procurement activities and supplier management this position will be responsible for driving down cost in respect to increasing favourable PPV at the sites alongside the development and implementation of advanced replenishment strategies 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)

 

 

2.

List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.

 

 

A.

 

Leadership –- Accountable for approx. $125M of spend the role requires management of the regional fulfillment specialists and Plant Procurement managers as follows:

 

Improve supplier OTD by identify root causes of late deliveries and development and implementation of plans to meet Eaton sales goals.

 

Ensure cross-site harmonisation for KPI’s, Metrics and standard work established inclusive of  training and succession plans.

 

Lead the team in the  identification of suppliers for VMI and consignment and meeting all business goals for those planning profiles with an emphasis on executing VMI on 80% of runner/repeater parts.

 

Lead the teams responsible for commercial negotiations with suppliers seeking mutual benefits and make awards to ensure favorable PPV >2.5% each year based on UK spend.

 

Develop relationship and enhance delivery capability of Shared Service Centre in India via key UK support staff at each of the UK sites.

Implementation of continuous replenishment goals and objectives aligned with ERP health rules and site material requirements.

Hold procurement teams as well as suppliers accountable to performance and recovery of cost associated with non-conformances as needed and required.

 

Execute multi-site rationalization and sourcing projects by preparing RFQ’s, summarizing responses, recommending sourcing decisions to commodity management and submitting to division gate reviews for approval.

 

B

Detail orientated  - Ability to be act as the Subject Matter Expert (organizationally) in regards to Procurement delivery across the UK specifically with high focus on defining efficient working modes and best practice.

 

 

C.

Relationship building – Must be able to maintain and grow strong relationships internally and externally to support delivery of procurement objectives including but not limited to the following stakeholders:

Shared Service Centre - PUNE

Plant Materials Management – inc shipping and logistics

Plant Production Managers

Plant Managers

EMEA Operations Director

Plant and Divisional Supply Chain Leadership – inc Supplier Quality/Transiton/Development teams.

 

 

D.

Communication and Active Listening – Review with SLT expectations/roadmap for Supply Chain Strategy and thereafter communicate/implement UK Fulfillment strategy (with key SCM personnel) to all relevant Stakeholders accordingly.

 

 

E.

Process – Responsibility for UK wide implementation of Procurement best practice with a strong emphasis on delivering std KPI’s/Metrics and Continuous Improvement and updates to key documents to remove single point failures in Skill base.

 

 

F.

Flexibility - Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple projects across 3 UK Sites and execute accordingly utilising a global Supply Chain.

 

 

G.

Decision Making – Must have a factually (not emotively based) mindset with ability to make key decisions efficiently with minimal guidance. Must be able to illustrate clearly and efficiently ideas  to sub-ordinates, peers and management (based upon sound data) to implement changes to structure, process or reporting.

 

 

H.

Creativity and Problem Solving – Ability to think outside of the box as well as being a structured change agent for the UK sites is essential.

Ensure that current methods and processes are continually challenged for efficiency/simplicity to embrace growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

 

3.

Place job titles in all appropriate boxes.  Where there is more than one incumbent with the same title, list the title only once and put beside it in parenthesis the number of incumbents.

Incumbent

 

VP/GM Supply Chain – Aerospace Group

 

Division Supply Chain Manager

 

Immediate Superior

 

Next Level Above

Immediate Superior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


DIMENSIONS:

 

4.

Record any measurable statistics which your position impacts such as production expenses, maintenance expenses, sales volumes, payroll costs, capital expenditures, research budgets, cost of purchases, value of inventories controlled, employees supervised (direct and indirect).

 

 

IMD error and invoice discrepancy resolution

Purchase Price Variance (PPV)

1006/1007

Cost Out

Supplier Lead Time 

Supplier DPO, OTD and DPPM - Regional

Advanced Replenishment – Consignment/VMI

Economics

Audits

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:

 

5.

Describe any specialized knowledge or skill (e.g., technical, scientific, administrative, managerial) which your position requires.

 

 

Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic and MRP/ERP planning parameter knowledge and update requirements.

·       Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, inventory control, purchasing, logistics, advanced replenishment and shipping/receiving and all associated KPI’s and Metrics.

·       Strong understanding of manufacturing processes as well as special processes.

·       Knowledge of the commodity and sub-commodity marketplace, including in Best Cost Economies.

·       Excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary to converse with diverse group of stakeholders including, operations and Supply Chain Management personnel and supplier organizations. Management of Multi-Site and multi-cultural teams is essential. 

·       Demonstrated experience in successfully supporting commodity strategies and driving cost-out.

·       Demonstrated ability contributes to cross-functional teams in the development, implementation, and achievement of results through cross-functional business initiatives and commodity strategies.

·       Collaborative skills are necessary to achieve and meet SCM and customer requirements and to gain the support needed to move projects and initiatives forward. 

·       Strong analytical problem solving abilities are necessary to understand operational inefficiencies and separate/resolve legitimate supplier performance issues. 

·       Detailed knowledge of industry specific quality registration schemes (i.e. ISO9001, AS9100, etc.)

·       Strong planning/project management skills

·       Strong PC application skills.  Including complement of Microsoft Office Software, with strong capabilities in Excel and Access

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

6.

Describe all other aspects of your position that you feel are important and which have not been adequately covered (i.e. unique problems encountered, special freedom to take action, critical outside contacts, exceptional working conditions etc.)

 

 

Must be able to travel up to 50%.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
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, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 067184