Schunk Xycarb Technology’s U.S. Operation is seeking a Supply Chain Manager for our Georgetown, Texas facility.

Supply Chain Manager

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the management and execution of the forecasting and planning of parts and materials to support the overall operations of the organization.
The Supply Chain Team is responsible for organizing, planning, purchasing, managing, and processing incoming and out-going goods flow. Thorough operational planning is essential to guarantying customers the availability of products. The team must also ensure that product leave the premises on time at delivery times in line with market conditions.
The purchasing department takes care of the buying process of production material and CapEx and is the commercial interface to our suppliers.
This is a highly visible position that reports directly to the Managing Director.
  • Working Time: Full-time
  • Type of Employment: Fixed
  • Job Location: Georgetown, Texas - USA

What you will be doing:

  • Oversee production planning, purchasing and logistics departments.
  • Develop daily/weekly production plan and timelines according to demand forecasts and production specifications and keep track of the schedules.
  • Determine production requirements based on plant capacity and production specifications.
  • Plan workflow and schedules for production departments.
  • Monitor production status and ensure timely delivery.
  • Identify delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Determine WIP overentitled jobs and provide mitigation plans for them.
  • Assist in production risk assessment and mitigation activities.
  • Analyze trends to forecast demands and develop or modify master schedule.
  • Coordinate manufacturing order management, interfacing with Customer Service / Sales to turn customer orders and forecasts into manufacturing orders, determine quantity and batch size of all orders and monitor finished goods inventory.
  • Analyze current inventories and procedures; suggests improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain and profitability for the company.
  • Develop policies to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain while ensuring quality and safety; implements subsequent changes to processes.
  • Establish metrics and KPIs to monitor success.
  • Ensure on-time delivery and shipment.
  • Oversee purchasing of production material and CapEx.
  • Negotiate prices for raw material and delivery with suppliers, vendors, and/or shipping companies.
  • Develop the purchasing process of CapEx material.
  • Communicate with leaders from other internal departments, our global organization and suppliers to ensure robust and collaborative relationship.
  • Develop and engage in Strategic Planning by analyzing and defining the long term required capacities (equipment, staff) for each of the departments to reach strategic business objective.
  • Ensure systems SAP and other SAS systems accurately reflect material status to sustain production in a foundry fabrication operation.
  • Be part of the project team to support our growth and plan our new facility.

What will you bring:

The right candidate for this position will have:
  • Must possess a proven record of accomplishment of successfully developing logistics processes and functions in a fast-paced and growing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management and/or related field
  • 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing production scheduling, planning, purchasing and warehouse
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Office and SAP
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective organizational, negotiation and interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong supervisory, leadership and team-building skills
  • Self-driven project management skills
And, last but not least, to live up to the core competencies of Schunk Xycarb Technology: Innovation, Collaboration, and Customer Focus.
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

What we offer:

  • Employment through a privately held international organization headquartered in Helmond (Netherlands), with locations across the US, Asia, and Europe.
  • A professional atmosphere with a constructive environment that respects its employees.
  • A challenging position that will help define the future of this department as it grows.
  • Competitive wages with quarterly profit-sharing bonuses.
  • Health benefits including medical, dental & vision
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term & long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off and 10 paid company holidays
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) plan: Company contribution of 3% of your salary
  • Tuition reimbursement/Educational assistance
  • Annual Safety Shoe & RX Safety Glasses Allowance for all the employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Travel Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus up to $3000 per referral
  • Sign-on Bonus & many more
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The Schunk Group is a global technology company with around 9.000 employees in 26 countries. The company is a leading supplier of products made of high-tech materials – such as carbon, technical ceramics and sintered metal – as well as machines and systems – from environmental simulation and air conditioning to ultrasonic welding and optical machines. 

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