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Supply Chain Manager – Bloomfield, CT

 
PLEASE NOTE:
 
Presently, all positions at Deringer Ney, Inc. require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and/or other US government security regulations. These regulations do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") to be considered for a position.
 

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer

DESCRIPTION:

Assume primary responsibility for all aspects of procurement including precious metals, purchased commodities, outsourced components and assemblies, consum-ables, MRO supplies and logistics. Opportunity for rapid advancement in the Operations organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Direct planning of procurement and raw materials including subcontracted services. 
  • Ensure that every step of the procurement processes is functioning effectively to avoid costly delays and lost sales opportunities due to lack of availability of materials. 
  • Communicate needs and objectives to key internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, sales, service, manufacturing and management. 
  • Work closely with Sales and Engineering and operations on new projects/ programs and product developments.  
  • Provide input into staffing and capacity needs to maximize productivity and efficiency. 
  • Maintain standards used for job quotes and schedule lead times.   
  • Work with engineering to order time studies used for ERP input. 
  • Responsible for efficient and accurate MRP functionality. 
  • Identify primary and alternate sources for each item needed and encourage suppliers to remain competitive to achieve best value (quality, lead time, parts and service).
  • Work with quality manager to qualify suppliers and to monitor their perfor-mance. 
  • Incorporate drawings, quality specifications and requirements into purchase orders to maintain high quality standards and expectations. 
  • Establish and enforce procedures to ensure proper recording, storage and tracking of all items purchased by the company.  
  • Monitor prices of major commodities; analyze impact based on annual usage and reports findings to management for budgeting purposes.
  • Monitor significant trends, changes in suppliers, and prices to capitalize on opportunities and/or protect company positions. 
  • Prepare and issue POs for complex or specialized parts/materials to support production and sales. 
  • Research and identify non-standard or at risk parts and assist in developing new sources of supply. 
  • Contact carriers to negotiate contracts/pricing, troubleshoot problems, and to arrange/coordinate challenging shipments. 
  • Manage the relationships between many different suppliers. 
  • Select suppliers and work with Quality and Operations Managers to qualify and measure performance in areas of quality, on-time-delivery, technical resources/support and ease of doing business. 
  • Negotiate terms to obtain necessary materials and product in timely and most cost-effective manner. 
  • Solicit promotions, discounts, markdowns, warehousing options and favorable payment terms from suppliers. 
  • Negotiate favorable consignment arrangements 
  • Identify and manage reliable offshore sources
  • Qualify dual sources for critical items
  • Work with Operations/Plant Managers at all sites to identify and resolve problems with suppliers in a timely manner using the Supplier Corrective Action process (SCAR). 
  • Negotiate in-bound and out-bound freight and carrier contracts and terms. 
  • Directly supervise Purchasing function at multiple locations. 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Ten or more years of purchasing, including the purchasing precious/base metals, plastics, sub-assemblies, components and commodity items. 
  • Five or more years of successful supervisory experience; must be a leader. 
  • Experienced with strategic sourcing processes in a manufacturing environment.
  • General understanding of general P2P processes, systems, and concepts, including a robust enterprise-wide system.
  • Demonstrated success leading strategic sourcing projects. Able to handle multiple internal customers.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Solid understanding of contracting requirements.
  • Familiarity with e-sourcing tools.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills. Comfortable with both internal stakeholders and external audiences.
  • Knowledge of direct material, MRO and capital equipment purchase
  • Experience using ERP/MRP systems. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook 
  • Ability to read/interpret blueprints, drawings, or other technical material. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well in a team-based environment. 
  • Excellent attention to detail.  
  • Highly organized and process-driven. 
  • Dedicated to the pursuit of continuous improvement. 
  • APICS Certification is a plus. 
  • Precious metal control and purchasing experience preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or other related discipline.

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience plus performance bonus.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Full and Excellent

For all positions at the Bloomfield Connecticut facility contact:
email: Resumes@DeringerNey.com
or
Apply On-Line

Deringer-Ney Inc.
Human Resources
353 Woodland Ave
Bloomfleld, CT 06002
Fax: 860-286-6113

ITAR/EAR Requirements:

Presently, all positions at Deringer Ney, Inc. require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and/or other US government security regulations. These regulations do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") to be considered for a position.

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