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Supply Chain Manager

SUMMARY

The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) is responsible for analysis and report generation of all logistics related information flowing through ProTrans Transportation Management System.  The SCM handles transactional level work on the account/the SCM will work closely with internal operational support teams and support senior level SCM’s to identify downward trends and opportunities for improvement for key accounts. The SCM is the primary transactional based day to day contact and covers the customer service role at the plant level.  The SCM plays a key role in achieving ProTrans objectives and contribute to identifying, analyzing and developing supply chain solutions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Job Description/Responsibilities

Logistics Plan Management

  • Responsible for fully understanding the logistics plan (SRS) for their customer
  • Gather, understand and submit complete permanent changes to the plan
  • Coordinate adjustments to the plan
  • Communicate holiday schedules to customer
  • Communicate customer adjustments internally at ProTrans
  • Responsible to enter bid requests as necessary to accommodate the plan and adjustments to the plan
  • Responsible to ensure unplanned requests are handled for the customer
  • Responsible to arrange support on expedite shipment needs of the customer

Monitor Network Performance

  • Responsible  to escalates service level issues to senior SCM’s
  • Responsible to ensure customer is aware of any exceptions in performance, delays etc.
  • Responsible to ensure reporting is distributed as necessary (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Responsible for daily shipment status reporting
  • Responsible to report end of day status to management and customer
  • Responsible to escalate service issues when exceptions are identified from the operations team/the TMS
  • Responsible for extracting, assembling and analyzing logistics data to identify opportunities for improvement

 

Customer Maintenance / Single Point of Contact

  • Drive Supplier and Service Provider compliance  by communicating and obtaining signoff of Customer guidelines and requirements for all logistics operations
  • Work in conjunction with central operations and customer service to handle complaints and ensure support plans are in place to maintain long-term customer relationships
  • The lane / route level contact main point of contact for all operational customer related actions, issues, etc.
  • Assist Plant with Daily Operational issue resolution

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Qualifications

 

  • Must have excellent communication skills - Spanish and English preferred.
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to utilize web-based Business Intelligence tools to identify downward trends and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Must be self motivated and willing to be flexible in work schedule and hours.  Sometimes the job requires staying later or taking calls during off hours or weekends to assist with customer issues.
  • Proven experience and ability to be a problem solver.
  • Good customer relations skills and ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all management levels
  • 0-3 years of industry experience
  • Excellent Leadership and motivation skills
  • Willing to travel as necessary to customer locations or other PTI/PTM locations
  • Must have Passport and be able to travel to and from Mexico as necessary
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and quickly adapt to changing circumstances/environment
  • Desire to be the best at customer service
  • Good time management skills and strong ability to manage several projects and tasks at once and excellent ability to prioritize time and efforts
  • Ability to analyze problems and opportunities and systematically approach them to make improvements both short term and long term.
  • Good discernment skills in knowing when to escalate issues

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Transportation, or business related field with three to five years’ experience.  Automotive logistics experience preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret document such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and other correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before a group of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  The ability to apply statistical techniques to shipment and delivery data is required.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Excellent computer skills including all Microsoft Office programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for 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 regularly required to sit.  Employees must be able to hear and see in order to perform their essential job functions.  Employee is required to use fingers for typing.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and 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.

 

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.

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