ICONMA, LLC Purchasing Operations Manager in Wichita, Kansas
you will act as the Purchasing representative within the plant to fully support Manufacturing plans. The POM facilitates timely execution and ensure plant supply needs are satisfied.
Responsibilities Include: Meet the Manufacturing OKTS (OK to Ship) Plans: working with Manufacturing leadership, Purchasing and SQE, identify all supplier-related potential risks to this objective, develop solid mitigation plans to overcome risks, lead teams in implementation and monitoring for successful risk elimination to achieve month-end metrics and achieve production linearity. Support meeting the Manufacturing OKTS with no shortfalls due to supplier performance. Utilize a developed set of tools and processes to proactively identify any supplier whose key metrics on delivery performance indicates a deterioration in performance. Engage with other resources and the supplier to address the deterioration and develop and implement a solid Recovery Plan. The qualified candidate will have experience with the following:
A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and a minimum 3 years related work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing or Supply Chain.
In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, will also consider those with an associate degree plus a minimum of 4-5 years of work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing or Supply Chain.
In lieu of an associate degree, will also consider those with a HS diploma/GED plus a minimum of 8 years of work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing or Supply Chain.
Ability to travel potentially up to 15% of the time
The preferred candidate will have experience with the following: Working knowledge of manufacturing MRP systems and processes. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Strong leadership and communication skills across multifunctional teams Strong fact-based problem-solving skills Ability to act quickly and decisively in making tough calls and be passionate and accountable for achieving assigned tasks and goals Capability for working both independently and within Team environments Ability to think and act proactively As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.