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Packaging Factory

Procurement  |  Supply Chain



New England based leading manufacturer of products in support of the defense and aerospace industries has this immediate need!  



Responsible for leading all activities of functions including Planning, MRP Scheduling, Inventory Management, Expediting, Distribution, Logistics/OTD, ERP Management and Procurement. Based upon experience level, the Company is open to bringing an extremely qualified person on at either the Manager or Director level.



  • Ensure superior customer service via effective/accurate order entry, quoting, order status, company response to customer questions

  • Plan production/shipping, establish production schedules

  • Monitor inventories, track progress of production, review factors affecting schedules

  • Establish MRP schedule to meet build/procurement optimization, stock replenishment, on-time delivery to customers.  Identify/deploy tools and process improvements for planning/execution of material delivery

  • Plan optimal inventory levels, coordinate actions to address excess/obsolete

  • Establish production value stream structured Process Maps

  • Design/implement shop floor layouts to facilitate FLOW

  • Inspire culture change to drive movement of products through Production Processes and reduce WIP

  • Developing VISUAL tools to display Schedule Status on the shop floor

  • Expedite completion of work on shop floor to meet Customer needs/dates

  • Facilitate adoption of XA to achieve order entry and EDI functionality

  • Ensure business has robust supplier base able to meet business supply needs, at necessary costs, product quality and delivery performance

  • Drive acceleration rate at which > 98% On-Time-Delivery to customers is achieved



  • BS in Engineering or Supply Chain, 10-15 years’ relevant supply chain leadership experience within manufacturing

  • Expertise in LEAN, FLOW, shop floor management, scheduling, planning, inventory management, distribution, logistics, ERP (Infor XA/MRP systems), leading culture change to enhance superior customer service and on-time delivery, and procurement (although this role is not heavily weighted toward procurement)

  • Systematic problem solver, with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions

  • Highly effective communication skills, with ability to team-build and motivate staff

  • Experienced user of prioritizing tools like Pareto, TOC, 80/20 principle

Supply Chain Manager/Director - Aerospace & Defense Products
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