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Supply Chain Analyst

Job Number:  47023
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

Summary of Responsibilities
The Sr. Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining the Plan for Every Part (PFEP), the cycle count program, physical inventories organization, and ERP utilization and systems improvement. 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•    Develop and maintain the PFEP. 
•    Work with the material handling group to develop and maintain a home for every part.
•    Implement items necessary to improve and maintain MAFACT 4.2, 4.3, & 4.4
•    Ensure that storage locations are identified with location, part #, min, and max.
•    Manage the inventory associates and the cycle count program
•    Track and publish inventory metrics. Identify root cause and corrective action for production items missed.
•    Work closely with production teams to determine long term strategic plans. 
•    Identify and resolve issues with the ERP system.
•    Monitor customer releases and ensure the system has the most up to date information.
•    Investigate and correct material variances. Drive root cause and corrective action of recurring issues.
•    Reconcile outsource inventory for accurate valuation and payment.
•    Initiate and enact countermeasures for inventory KPI misses.
•    Identify and drive continuous improvement to reduce lead times and inventory investment.
•    Identify, initiate and lead continuous improvement activities for inventory efficiency.
•    Collaborate with purchasing to set and maintain stocking levels to ensure availability and optimize floor space utilization.
•    Coordinate planning and inventory-related aspects for new product introductions and other engineering changes to ensure on-time-delivery.
•    Develop performance objectives with all team members to support plant level SQDC goals. Track progress regularly and determine course corrections as needed.
•    Conduct annual performance evaluations.
•    Identify training and developmental needs for all team members.
•    Promote and facilitate Open Door process and Fair Treatment 
•    Participate in Continual Improvement activities 
•    Adheres to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies 
•    Perform other duties as assigned 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Minimum 5 years of inventory control, operations, materials management experience
•    Exceptional project management skills
•    Display high attention to detail and understands why this is critical and detail matters.
•    Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from leaders, team members, suppliers and customers 
•    Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact 
•    Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations 
•    Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines 
•    Able to work flexible hours supporting three (3) shifts 
•    Excellent understanding of personal computers and MS Office, CMS and customer supplied software 

Additional Information

Education and Experience Required
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Work Environment
•    Includes office and manufacturing plant
•    Must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with employees of all departments, management, customers and suppliers 
•    Provide support for three shifts and weekend production schedule
•    Flexible hours and able to work additional hours as required

Other Considerations
•    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor/manager.
•    A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and requirements are essential job functions.
•    Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
•    This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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