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SCM Manager

Company: ABB Group
Location: Warminster
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

SCM ManagerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.The role of the Supply Chain Management--- (SCM) Manager is to manage a team of professional & skilled supply chain, planning, logistic resources with functional responsibilities in areas of direct and indirect material procurement, strategic sourcing, planning & fulfillment, inventory management, trade compliance & logistics in a multi-facet manufacturing site that supplies product & services within US & global markets. You will involves continuous engagement & interaction with the Americas category Managers as well as global division supply chain & category managers in a collaborative & cohesive manner. You will create value through constantly improving quality, optimizing cost & implementing processes for improved efficiency.The position will be located at our facility in Warminster, PA.This position reports toOperations ManagerYour responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating SCM strategy aligned with the business plan and actions by following up with global, HUB and local SCM teams
  • In accordance with local business objectives, implements programs to drive improvement in cost, quality, and delivery. Secures full utilization and implementation of ABB global tools and processes
  • Developing category management for various commodities which includes cost effective supplier selections, supplier development and risk management
  • Establish and maintain an inventory management policies & process for all aspects of inventory, including raw materials, Work in process--- (WIP) & finished goods. Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures (consignment stock, lead time reductions etc.). Direct material planners to implement projects to optimize inventory & improve Net Working Capital
  • Manage the preparation of plans, oversee project schedules, assign resources, and initiate actions as necessary to meet commitments
  • Direct the review of engineering & technical specifications, commercial T&Cs, and other contractual issues, and overall progress to ensure meeting schedules
  • Continuous improvement of process & procedures for various sections within SCM and independently perform special projects in direct support of senior management
  • Manage the evaluation of suppliers, vendors, logistics & transportation groups and ensure that terms and conditions of contracts are favorable to the Company
  • Negotiate prices and terms, influence decisions, and ensure contract compliance through strong communication and leadership skills
  • Manage trade operations activities, facilitate the processing of Customs entry declarations with ABB nominated freight forwarders, couriers, and brokers
  • Effectively manage international trade transactions, both imports & exports to assure compliance of US govt. and ABB regulatory guidelines
  • Ensures that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates, and develops direct and indirect subordinates (knowledge management, functional training, etc.)
  • Responsible for performance evaluation & appraisals, career development and employee satisfaction
  • Implement ABB standards on sustainability and business ethics as well as the Supplier Code of Conduct within the Business Unit supply base
  • Travel 20% Domestic and/or InternationalYour background
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering and minimum 8 years of experience in supply chain/material management
    • Master's degree is preferred
    • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
    • SAP and Excel advanced
    • ISM CPSM certification preferred
    • Proven track record of delivering results in leadership roles
    • Excellent analytical, communication and People management skills
    • Well-developed leadership skills and ability to drive change in a matrix organization
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USMore about usABB's Measurement & Analytics division is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of smart instrumentation and analyzers. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance digital technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its industrial and energy customers to let them operate more efficiently and profitably.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: ABB Group, Philadelphia , SCM Manager, Professions , Warminster, Pennsylvania

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