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Supply Chain Manager

Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Rock Island
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Dover Precision Components delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation's Fluids segment.

  • SUMMARY: The Materials Manager provides results-driven leadership to procurement, planning and shipping/receiving with a focus on best practices, quality and continuous improvement. Responsible for managing all aspects of materials flow including maintaining inventory control and accuracy. This position is also responsible for developing and managing supplier relationships.
  • Develops, implements and manages a cross-functional, fully-integrated planning process that incorporates capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, raw materials and associated cost elements
  • Performs analysis of customer demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute accurate production plans
  • Coordinates with cross-functional business teams to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support customer demand
  • Ability to leverage metrics and other tools to drive departmental performance
  • Establishes and implements methods and best practices that support inventory forecasting, procurement and material control
  • Leads by example and motivates people so as to create a challenging, empowering, and collaborative working environment
  • Implements and manages an inventory control system that provides reporting capabilities, minimizes overall inventory value and ensures accuracy of cycle counts
  • Proactively identifies and addresses any issues with the production plan by establishing and monitoring the schedule and coordinating with quality, engineering and production operations to ensure on-time delivery targets
  • Develops and executes a sourcing strategy to meet the location's growth and sourcing requirements
  • Identifies, develops and manages effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers to meet established cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Establishes, implements and manages a system to evaluate, monitor and report supplier scorecard performance
  • Delivers and fosters continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has supervisory responsibilities for all employees in procurement, planning and shipping/receiving.
    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, management, material management or similar preferred
    • At least 5 years progressive experience in a manufacturing environment with procurement, inventory, planning, supervision and ERP systems
    • Experience in Lean, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma or similar environment
    • Familiarity with ISO 9000 quality system requirements.
    • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, communication and collaboration skills
    • Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams
    • Working knowledge and understanding of ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to demonstrate solid written and oral communication skills.
    • APICS certification preferred
    • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures. Ability to communicate to groups of people, managers, vendors, customers, co-workers and the general public.
      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

      *Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

Keywords: Dover Corporation, Davenport , Supply Chain Manager, Executive , Rock Island, Iowa

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