Supply Chain Manager

Robert Half Brazil
Brazil, Sorocaba
May 2012
This job posting expired on July 7, 2012.
The company
Our client is a large north-american company.

The role
Supplier performance or procurement program success;
Determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service;
Confer with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products;
Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies;
Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance;
Implement new or improved supply chain processes;
Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving;
Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities;
Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality;
Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows;
Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes;
Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements;
Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products;
Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers;
Participate in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow;
Appraise vendor manufacturing ability through on-site visits and measurements;
Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers;
Diagram supply chain models to help facilitate discussions with customers;
Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials;
Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders;
Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution;
Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.

Graduated in Mechanical or Production Engineering;
Must have post-graduation course or MBA;
Strong experience in large companies in the metal-mechanic segment and in foundry;
Fluent English;
Proactive, focused on results and customer service.

Robert Half
Av. Dr. Cardoso de Melo, 1184, 11° andar
São Paulo - SP - 04548-004

telefone: +55 11 3382-0100
fax: +55 11 3382-0199
Reference number: 12302