Wednesday , February 28 2024

Rockwell Automation Hiring – Regional Materials Manager

Website Rockwell Automation

Job Description:

Directly responsible for Service, Inventory, S&OP, and Materials Excellence for all manufacturing and distribution centers in the Latin America region (including Mexico). Materials Planning thought leader and subject matter expert guiding initiatives and development of direct and indirect team members both above and within Operational centers. Works closely with assigned business segments in addition to Operations, Suppliers and related Supply Chain functions to achieve customer centric and transformative goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and alignment of materials planning, inventory management activities working closely with Operations, Logistics and Businesses to optimize inventory across the supply chain consistent with customer service.
  • Monitor financial metrics. With finance, develop inventory plans in support of the annual operation plan. Manage excess and obsolete, end of life inventory levels and make recommendations to business groups.
  • Drives strategic projects. Lead large scale analysis and provide interpretation with actionable recommendations.
  • Development of S&OP planning strategies for assigned business groups. Work through demand managers to collaborate with business leaders in order to assess operational requirements and develop materials planning strategies to achieve the overall business goals. Oversee the development and monitor ongoing effectiveness of production and inventory control practices and standardization with a team of master production schedulers, materials analysts and lean project managers.
    Implement world-class systems of inventory and materials planning management. Identify metrics, tools, and processes to optimize performance and inventory management efficiencies.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to prioritize and drive implementations.
  • Accountability for ensuring master production schedulers develop and maintain master schedule / rough cut capacity plan that is derived from the S&OP output and is structured into weekly capacity-constrained buckets for each assigned work cell. This will involve developing strong relationships with Plant Managers, Production and Inventory Control Managers and other Regional Material Managers to understand BU relationships and product strategy objectives to ensure integration into assigned manufacturing facility strategies and supply plans.
    Assist and provide guidance on the analysis and analytical tools for manufacturing plants in order to execute schedules and minimize inventory. Drive standard solutions across assigned plants to facilitate teaming and problem solving across Production & Inventory Control groups.

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • MBA desirable. APICS certification highly preferred.
  • Possess a solid working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 6 Sigma CPI techniques.
  • Travel of 30% (Domestic & International). This position requires limited travel to other Rockwell Automation locations to support assigned business unit segment.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in broader areas of supply chain like logistics (specifically warehousing and material handling), procurement, demand planning, and industrialization will be an added plus.
  • At least 10 years experience with 5 years as a people manager within a Production & Inventory Control environment required and a demonstrated ability to implement, lead and execute
  • process improvements around the APICS body of knowledge.
  • Experience in dealing with information system reporting tools (such as MS Excel, Minitab, etc.) with the proven capability to use statistical analysis in decision making.
  • For the right candidate this role could be located in either Milwaukee, WI or Monterey, Mexico.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems is essential, preferably SAP. This must include planning (MPS as well as PCA level), inventory control, bill of material infrastructures, and item master.

Job Details:

Company: Rockwell Automation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management Manufacturing

Job Location: Cleveland, OH, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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