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Supply Chain Manager in Elkin, NC at Vitro

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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As a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive glass, Pittsburgh Glass Works (a Vitro Company) has grown as a market leader because of our skilled and motivated team. We are looking for innovative and results-oriented people who want to contribute and make our company better. As a Tier 1 Supplier, we engineer products to meet the rigorous safety and aesthetic standards of the automobile industry. The Elkin, NC location is looking for a Supply Chain Manager.  This role will be responsible for the procurement, storage and flow of materials from suppliers, through the manufacturing facility to the customer.

Principal Accountabilities Include:

  • Effectively lead all functions (Receiving, Shipping, Material Planning, Production Planning, Inventory Management, Packaging, and Manufacturing Support) responsible for the procurement, storage and flow of materials through the manufacturing facility to the customer such that:
    • All customer requirements are met
    • All PGW EHS and quality goals are met
    • Financial returns are maximized
  • Provide leadership of both upstream and downstream supply chain activities:
    • Develop and utilize effective supply chain visibility tools
    • Develop effective strategies for managing customer demand variations
    • Develop supplier relationships that support supply chain cycle time reduction
  • Provide leadership for the effective performance and continuous improvement of operations planning functions including:
    • Demand management
    • Capacity utilization forecasting and management
    • Planning and scheduling
    • Raw material forecasting, procurement, receiving and inventory control
    • Finished goods production and inventory control
    • Inventory management
    • Efficient material handling within the plant and warehouse
    • Cost effective finished goods logistics
  • Develop and track appropriate measures of supply chain effectiveness:
    • Inventory accuracy, costs, and turns
    • Safety stock levels and manufacturing disruptions
    • Effective logistics

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in a business related or Operations Planning discipline
  • 5 years' experience in a Supply Chain function; minimum 2 years' experience as a Supply Chain Manager required
  • Extensive knowledge of inventory management practices
  • Automotive experience highly preferred
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes, strong computer systems background as it relates to operations planning and materials management functions, knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills, and the ability to design and implement change

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