Supply Chain Manager
Freudenberg Medical
Alajuela, Costa Rica
hace 1 día

You support our team as

Responsibilitiesarrow right

  • Manages and oversees the overall supply chain operations, including the logistic duties.
  • Manages, oversees and optimizes purchasing, inventory of materials and selection of new vendors
  • Vendor management in all organization for direct and indirect materials.
  • Responsible for optimizing the supply chain cost in the plant, transportation and logistics. Continuously improve the warehouse and inventory control operations through effective application of lean principles, follow the Lean methodology.
  • Further develops the supply chain internally and externally towards best in class.
  • Actively manages of the inventory driving the working capital in alignment with the company targets.
  • Ensures continues improvement of productivity, quality and efficiency of operations by meaningful KPI’s
  • Maintain minimum finished goods inventory levels and minimize material shortages and meets customers’ expectations
  • Work with the Operations Manager functioning as a driver of buyer / planner team for select work cells to provide for level scheduling of production floor.
  • Identify areas for continual improvement in the procurement and production or products at the site.
  • Lead, develop, and manage warehouse, shipping, and receiving personnel.
  • Execute, track, and take accountability for supply chain savings and results.
  • Guide organization in logistics topic and development of strategic to improve the supply chain cost and time.
  • Participates as a member of the plant staff.
  • Responsible for metrics tracking and performance related to the Supply Chain, Customers services and inventory.
  • Works with a sense of urgency that enables production schedules to be meet while minimizing unnecessary costs related to downtime and labor and material variances;
  • and without jeopardizing the health and safety of the general workforce and / or the quality and accuracy of production and without violating established work standards and ISO requirements.

  • Provides recognition to employees. Ensures training is provided for effective performance. Proactively addresses issues with employee with supportive documentation.
  • Adheres to Company policies and procedures. Conducts timely performance reviews. Coordinates effective delegation of work assignments and training.

  • Provide frequent, clear, and objective feedback regarding direct reports’ job performance and behavior, including formally documented feedback in the company’s performance management system.
  • Facilitate the development, training, and advancement of direct reports, and create a clear succession plan in your area of responsibility.
  • Engages in providing a safe working environment for the employees by actively participating in and encouraging the employees to participate in the Safety, Ergonomics and Environmental (SEE).
  • Committee, and other company sponsored safety programs.

  • Support to Engineering to perform the New Product Introductions into production.
  • Demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to the HSE, Environmental and Energy Management Systems by developing, leading and promoting a culture which supports the intended outcomes of the management systems.
  • Directing and supporting persons to contribute to the effectiveness of these management systems.

  • Communicate the vision of the department and its role in the company vision.
  • Qualificationsarrow right

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience managing Supply Chain, logistics or customer services teams and groups.
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and training skills
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tool box
  • Excellent problem solving and facilitation skills
  • Strong team oriented professional with good interpersonal skills who is hands-on with a high energy approach to work.
  • Trustworthy, discrete and a high degree of personal integrity to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Accurate and attention to detail
  • Leadership ability and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of PC and programs, particularly Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written) both to senior management, customers and associates
  • Ability to travel as required (20%)
  • Ingles : fluence.
  • Preferred :
  • MBA degree or the educational equivalent
  • Licenses / Certifications : Lean Six Sigma Preferred
  • FDA Quality System Regulation, ISO 13485 and design control experience preferred. Well-rounded experience in medical quality systems, product development and manufacturing disciplines.
  • Understanding of required standards / regulations impacting medical devices.

  • Experience using SAP ERP software
  • Your Benefitsarrow right

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Diversity & Inclusion : Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation

    Performance-related bonus

    Performance-related bonus : When you have an impact, you can reap the rewards

    Occupational safety

    Occupational safety : Safety as a top priority, in all aspects of your work

    Training / Career development

    Training / Career development : Programs to supercharge skills and expertise

    Health insurance

    Health insurance : Insurance : backstop protection against health risks The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion.

    Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. autorenew

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