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Supply Chain Manager

Company: MAHLE, Inc
Location: Troy
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Together, we move the world-we've been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and systems supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other non-fossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9,8 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogetherSUMMARY:The Supply Chain Manager--is responsible--for ensuring the supply of all MAHLE entities within a region through management of critical suppliers, overall risks, and de-sourcing decisions (use of alternative suppliers) for a commodity. Other responsibilities are to track and improve the logistics performance towards customers in cooperation with plants, implement problem solving and improvements to internal processes, and improve supplier performance through auditing, tracking, and developing suppliers.--ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES--

  • Manage escalation activities across business units for a commodity group (metals/polymers, electrical & electronics, raw materials) - management of suppliers in escalation cases regarding issues with capacity, finances, quantities, delivery dates, quality and general bottlenecks for global suppliers for a region.
  • Negotiate solutions for suppliers including countermeasures for issues, cost responsibility, solutions to quality cases, bottlenecks etc.
  • Manage internal bottlenecks, including the selection and approval of alternative suppliers. Coordinate these activities as project manager with engineering, purchasing, production and sales.
  • Support the implementation of standards, methods, tools and processes and changes within region.
  • Apply methods, standards and guidelines for supplier management in region, specifically in the following areas:
    • Bottleneck Management - support relocation in case of insolvency
    • Supply Chain Disruption Response Transport disruptions (supply/demand coordination globally, allocation)
    • Escalation Management
    • Design and set-up of performance management via key performance indicators (KPIs) such as, capacity spend for indirect functions, costs for external service providers, benchmarking, tracking of targets.
    • Develop key performance indicators for supplier scorecard, track supplier performance, initiate cross-functional supplier development measures with internal departments (purchasing, quality, operations, and sales) where necessary, up to taskforce escalation level. Operative management at supplier location.
    • Ensure the implementation of the following in all regions across business units for the commodities metals/polymers, electrical & electronics (E/E), raw materials:
      • Track and manage supply delivery performance of suppliers.
      • Development of suppliers.
      • Claim management of logistic service providers.
      • Review of fulfillment of logistics requirements at suppliers.
      • Track and manage supply delivery performance towards customer.
      • Track and improve logistic claims from customer.
      • Conduct supplier logistic audits at regional suppliers.
      • Rate performance of suppliers according to the supplier scorecards.
      • Conduct regional management recommendations regarding supplier nomination (supplier decision meetings).
        • All other duties and projects as assigned.-- QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Bachelor's Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university is Preferred, or equivalent related experience
          • Inventory management experience is Required
          • Advanced experience with SAP warehouse management (WM) and materials management (MM) modules is Required
          • Automotive industry supply chain experience is Preferred
          • Strong understanding of Purchasing Principles
          • Ability to identify and solve problems, to work within deadlines with a high attention to detail, and to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment
          • Strong business acumen and the ability to influence and develop strong working relationships with colleagues, senior level management and/or executives, vendors, suppliers, etc.

Keywords: MAHLE, Inc, Troy , Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Troy, Michigan

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