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Supply Chain Manager

Company: FlexQube
Location: Duncan
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, FlexQube, is seeking an energetic Supply Chain Manager to help improve the performance of their supply chain as they continue to grow their business in North America. FlexQube provides industrial carts created with a flexible system of standardized building blocks. Founded over 10 years ago in Sweden, today FlexQube has customers in 35 different countries and is rapidly expanding-in fact, it has grown by 185% in the past quarter alone. The new eQart is a part of FlexQube's transformation to become the world leader in flexible and affordable automated material handling robots. For more information visit https://www.flexqube.com/

About this Position and What You'll Be Doing
As Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for improving supply chain performance, which will require both internal and external analysis and leadership abilities contributing to the goal of making the Duncan facility into a state-of-the-art operation with the ability to continue driving the business success in North America. You will work cross-divisionally in managing suppliers' relationships as well as collaborating with the operations team to ensure efficient and profitable customer projects. To be successful in this position, you will need at least 5 years of experience in Materials or Supply Chain Management and enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic, innovative work environment. The ideal candidate should have an unrelenting customer service focus, a passion for continuous improvement, and get a thrill from working in a fast-paced global environment where you have a big impact. We expect you to be comfortable working in an international multi-cultural environment where your excellent stakeholder management and communications skills will be keys to your success. This position is based in Duncan, SC at their US assembly and logistics hub. You will report directly to the Plant Manager. Your responsibilities include:

  • Monitor supply chain activities for North America and provide support to the Duncan Purchasing function as needed
  • Maintain and improve master data for products and parts, such as pricing, planning parameters, and vendors to improve supply chain performance
  • Evaluate and drive performance in the supply chain network by establishing data-driven supplier performance metrics for key suppliers and logistics partners
  • Optimize the use of their ERP system (Monitor)
  • Train and continuously develop team members in the purchasing, warehousing, and inventory control functions, as well as shipping/receiving functions
  • Support the purchasing team in identifying and establishing new North American suppliers, with the goal of improving deliveries and pricing to customers
  • Identify and capture cost reduction opportunities within the supply base
  • Work closely with the design team to achieve reductions in material costs
  • Implement inventory control management processes with responsibility for inventory dollar value and inventory accuracy (KPI's)
  • Manage team leaders in purchasing, material handling, and shipping/Receiving departments
  • Lead continuous improvement activities in the warehouse and supply chain
  • Maintain warehouse organization and ensure the cleanliness of the facility
    What we expect from youEducation & Work Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or a related field
    • Min. 5 years of experience in Materials or Supply Chain Management
    • Continuous improvement experience
    • Proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience working in an international company is a plus
    • Outstanding English communication skills, both verbal and written

      Skills, Traits & Style
      • Exceptional customer service skills along with a strong affinity for problem-solving, time-, and project management
      • Multi-tasker who enjoys wearing multiple hats in a fast-paced, dynamic growth environment
      • Goal-and future-minded approach, hungry to always find a better way of doing things
      • Leadership and management style: Dynamic, creative, enthusiastic, communicative, motivated, and personable
      • An energetic, pragmatic, and innovative go-getter
      • Hands-on, Can-do, Can-try approach

        What we offer is more than just a job
        • An opportunity to join a fast-growing international company that is transforming the material handling industry to be more efficient, safe, and sustainable
        • An employee-focused culture, that embraces ambitions and career development - Your voice will truly matter
        • Competitive compensation and benefits

Keywords: FlexQube, Gastonia , Supply Chain Manager, Executive , Duncan, North Carolina

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