Location:Hixson Blvd.Lebanon, TNGeneral Summary….This position will manage the development and implementation of the facility’s demand planning, parts procurement and parts requirements to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction. Will reinforce company policies, processes and procedures and establish and maintain healthy working relationship across the department.This Position Will Be Responsible For…Manage demand planning, parts to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction by providing appropriate materials on a timely basisWork with buyer/planner and materials group to resolve receiving exceptions for all items delivered Work with buyer/planner and material group to resolve invoice discrepancy issues
Stay up to date on industry business practices and products
Respond to and resolve production issues related to Inventory/Purchasing group
Actively reduce inventory while maintaining satisfactory production support.
Monitor and reduce the exposure for excess and obsolete materials
Prepare and analyze monthly/weekly metrics as directed to monitor inventory levels and demand planning
Select and develop the FedEx Supply Chain ATC procurement tool, which will be the primary systematic tool for parts procurement for the facility.
Develop internal processes for procurement and forecasting for the customer.
Work with IT department to ensure proper reporting metrics are established for customer communication.
Conduct tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations as well as company policies and procedures
Manage and communicate forecast based on scheduled and forecasted plan to material vendors
Develop and maintain positive and productive vendor relationships
Provide positive role model by taking proactive role in improving products and processes
Ensure compliance with company policy and procedures
Contribute to the company’s overall strategies and goals
Show initiative and make suggestions for improving processes
Provide good communication with customers, vendors and teammates
Other Duties as assigned
You might be a great fit if…
Participates in physical inventories;
Communicates with operators from other shifts.
Provides on-the-job training to new teammates.
Teammate will be instrumental in the development of the FedEx Supply Chain ATC procurement tool, which will be the primary systemic tool for the procurement of all parts for the factory.
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Five plus years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to use a PC running Windows and experience with word processing and spreadsheet software applications
Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret production schedules using Excel and database tools
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures
Must have advance degree of communication skills, oral & written, for internal/external customers
Strong organizational skills are required. The qualified candidate must be detail oriented and be able to work independently & under pressure while handling a variety of duties simultaneously
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