Mgr, Production Scheduling - Arlington TN

Job Title:
Mgr, Production Scheduling - Arlington TN
Job Description:
Mgr Supply and Materials Planning will provide leadership, direction and development with vertical teams. Leads the horizontal functions to include supply planning, make/buy scheduling, PO/WO delivery, raw material scheduling and capacity planning and lead the Forefoot and Midfoot vertical team. Works with the teams in multiple locations, with direct reports in Memphis and Bloomington. Leads Integrated Business Planning meetings. Provides leadership and associated training to the production planning staff. Has overall responsibility for associated staff, systems and process outcomes. Responsible for development and compliance to departmental and company policies, creating staff development plans and performance metrics and reporting on departmental activities. Ensures the development of production plans that will allow WMT, Inc. to meet Sales, Customer Service and Inventory objectives.
Essential Job Functions:
Overall planning and scheduling responsibility for Arlington and Bloomington operations.
Lead the process of integrating production, sales and inventory (PSI) into viable schedules that are compatible with the business plan and ensure efficient use of capacities and resources. Ensure tight linkage from PSI to Cycle Plan to Rate Mix
Provide leadership direction and development with vertical teams. Lead the horizontal functions to include supply planning, make/buy scheduling, PO/WO delivery, raw material scheduling and capacity planning and lead the Forefoot and Midfoot vertical team
Ensure the rate base planning system is maintained and continuously improved to achieve state of the art business process technology.
Manage the supply chain process and performance including tactical performance in regard to capacity planning & utilization required to meet target inventory levels.
Optimize supply chain activities to improve business performance in cycle time, yield, cost, efficiency, customer service, inventory and other key metrics.
Ensure supply chain support to new product introduction and new component introduction processes.
Skills:
Exhibit positive leadership traits with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization.
Delivers on Supply Chain key Metrics including $ Inventory holding, Performance to Schedule
Maintain and develop relationships with all key functions on site to optimize supply chain flow.
Manage communications and escalations of any risks that may be detrimental to customer supply.
Manage the supply chain process and performance including tactical performance in regard to capacity planning & utilization required to meet target inventory levels.
Optimize supply chain activities to improve business performance in cycle time, yield, cost, efficiency, customer service, inventory and other key metrics.
Ensure the availability of materials and services in terms of total cost of ownership, with both internal and external customers.
Must be able to analyze data from multiple sources, recognize trends at multiple levels and develop appropriate strategies to meet supply requirements and develop solutions.
High level decision making position that requires advanced ability in problem solving, analysis, reasoning and creativity.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree required with focus in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related discipline preferred; Master's degree preferred
8+ years related work experience in inventory, production and demand planning functions, including in a manufacturing environment and/or in medical devices.
Prior supervisor supervisory experience required




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