Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

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Supply chain program manager provides support to regional Supply Chain In-Service Supplier Support activities (Customer Survey, PSAA Training, Customer Supplier Symposium, etc.).

Supply Chain Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Optimizes the timing of inventory requirements through analysis of customer forecasts by bill of materials and the application of in-depth knowledge of supplier product lead-time
Lead cross functional teams to deliver Supply Chain’s portion of new projects
Define sourcing and schedule requirements and material ramp strategies for new projects
Work flexibly in a highly cross-functional team environment involving manufacturing and product development teams, buyers, manufacturing engineers, quality engineers, logistics coordinators and finance personnel
Own and Drive Initiative Scope, Schedule, Resource needs and Budget
Provide direction to a team of release managers, test managers and project specialists
Ensure initiative scope is aligned to the Quarterly Gate Review process
Provide input and drive continuous improvement to the program operating model, engagement model, governance and decision framework
Manage contingent workers
Support key leadership update meetings, including the program operating committee and steering committee

Supply Chain Program Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Chain Program Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, ESC, CSCP, CPIM, ESD, EVMS, MPM, IDS, FAA

Education for Supply Chain Program Manager

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Employers hiring for the supply chain program manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, MBA, Technical, Business/Administration, Supply Chain Management, Management, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics

Skills for Supply Chain Program Manager

Desired skills for supply chain program manager include:

Excel
Word
Jabil’s software packages
PowerPoint and Visio
Microsoft Project
Solid Works
Industry
Supplier product lead-time
Supply chain management
Avnet's customer base

Desired experience for supply chain program manager includes:

The Digital Distribution Project manager contingent role is part of the Digital Operations team
The role focuses mainly on enabling the launch of digital products and partnerships to support channel partners to distribute products via ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) or POSA (Point of Sale Activation)
Manage and assist others in managing, Partner and Product launches
Provide Partners with all the technical requirements, assistance and guidance to enable them to onboard/integrate with Systems
Develop strong customer and partner relationships
Bachelor’s degree minimum, advanced degree and technical/quantitative field preferred

Supply Chain Program Manager Examples

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Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supply chain program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supply chain program manager
  • Governance of PL IP 3PP products &/or suppliers, including
  • Coordinate with stakeholders both within Supply ProductArea Cloud & IP3PP Core team
  • Demonstrates extensive project and program management discipline expertise
  • Demonstrates consistent track-record of successful delivery within practice and across the Supply Chain discipline
  • Responsible for all the Supply Chain deliverables identified in the Product Creation Process (PCP)
  • Manages the periodic materials quotation activities for relative Commodities
  • Identifies and facilitates the qualification of new, alternate and/or localized suppliers for key applicable needs relative to program requirements
  • In collaboration with Commodity Management, leads the effort to obtain full commodity and sourcing control of BOM and AVL in the design phase
  • Works primarily with customers with complex forecasts to ensure forecast is processed correctly, including netting requirements, planning parameters, and resolves forecast variances and accuracy
  • Monitors and analyzes customer details regarding supply chain performance and/or status, and communicates as applicable to sales and the customer communicating, recommended changes to planning parameters for AMPS Planning Tool
Qualifications for supply chain program manager
  • Prepares the supply chain and manages continuity of material supply and delivery ensuring no shortages, delays between proto and early production
  • Communicates the supply chain strategy to the BU and Ops teams
  • Manages supplier performance and team expectations by proactively driving suppliers to meet or exceed committed performance by building relationships and trust with suppliers
  • Manages and ensures a smooth product transition from NPI to Sustaining by utilizing the transition checklist and the Product Lifecycle Cost Plan prior to pilot and gaining agreement with Mfg Ops and the PLPM on the final checklist
  • Support internal/external quality/system Audits
  • Improvement Activities (process, product and cost)
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Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a supply chain program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain program manager
  • In collaboration with mechanical design engineers, assists in determining the most cost effective manufacturing process for a variety of custom mechanical applications
  • Assists with on-site supplier evaluations to determine supplier manufacturing capability to support various custom mechanical manufacturing processes
  • Supports coordination of Supply Chain activities for all phases of PCP execution
  • Helps identify and facilitate the qualification of new, alternate and/or localized suppliers for key applicable needs relative to program requirements
  • In collaboration with Commodity Management, assists with managing the effort to obtain full commodity and sourcing control of BOM and AVL in the design phase
  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously under the program
  • Recommend workable method and procedural improvements as a result of value stream mapping and other Lean Kaizen activities to reduce non-value added activities
  • Interface with customer, users, partners, and IT department to resolve problems
  • Customer SC score card performance
  • Global Demand and Supply plan and rebalance
Qualifications for supply chain program manager
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, including experience with MRP functions as related to demand and procurement functions
  • Understanding of financial reports and expense control
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to both customers, public groups, and internal organizations
  • Proficient knowledge of Project/Program Management principles and processes
  • 3+ years experience interfacing with external customers, carriers, and/or suppliers
  • 5+ years of quantitative and qualitative data analysis experience
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Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply chain program manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply chain program manager
  • Perform complex data analysis to identify different opportunities to improve capacity utilization in FCs
  • Leading cross-functional teams and program managers to drive business decisions and implementations
  • Program managing automation systems and continuous improvement projects
  • Manage strategic NPI improvement projects focused on support new product introduction and ramp on time with the right quality
  • Support Digital India initiatives with product roadmap of “special” activities to enable India features on standard product
  • Be part of virtual core team in India WW derivative products development & deployment to win Digital India
  • Support SCPM activities on manufacturing strategy and new capability setup
  • Collaboration across system teams, conduct post-mortem/process evaluation studies to identify areas where NPI processes can be enhanced
  • Develop & maintain metrics to measure NPI deployment success & sustainability with the goal of fostering a culture of continuous improvement
  • Directly manage large scope, strategic process and/or product improvement processes for all products deployed to India
Qualifications for supply chain program manager
  • 2+ years of experience with Operations Management concepts forecasting, planning, optimization and logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply chain, Transportation, Logistics, Business, or other related field
  • Provide leadership within PMO team & beyond
  • Masters degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain
  • Strong analytical background, skilled with JMP or Minitab
  • Knowledge of product development
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Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supply chain program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain program manager
  • Help translate strategic priorities into initiatives and executable programs
  • Plans, manages, and successfully delivers on concurrent medium to large-scale programs
  • Creates the plan for successfully delivering against a product roadmap
  • Owns, builds and maintain the product backlog for epics and user stories prioritizing competing priorities
  • Works across multiple programs, understanding product backlogs to identify opportunities, risks, and synergies based on priorities
  • Converts business and functional requirements into technical requirements documented in user stories for the engineering teams
  • Provides visibility and communicates program status to internal and external stakeholders maintaining all systems of record up to date
  • Manages retrospective and lessons learned process with large, cross-functional teams
  • Continuously develop and support a team of Purchasing professionals while ensuring that purchase orders are completed and components / assemblies / raw materials are delivered in a timely manner to support production operations
  • Support the supplier selection process through active participation and negotiations, both domestic and international
Qualifications for supply chain program manager
  • Experience communicating effectively with senior management with colleagues from computer science, operations research, and business backgrounds
  • Partner with the US S&OP /Capacity teams on tools and reporting standardization
  • Support the existing tools and systems in the EU for Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Storage Capacity
  • Engage all levels of the organization to remove waste from operations processes including employing Lean/Six Sigma practices across the Network
  • Prior experience working in or with Distribution / Fulfillment Centers
  • Knowledge of end to end Supply Chain processes and principles
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Supply Chain Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supply chain program manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain program manager
  • Develop modeling process for aligning expenditures to business outcomes or benefits to the business
  • Builds and presents technical demos to broader audience
  • Drive successful automation of operations resource planning
  • Bring systems and processes for sales & operations planning across EU to a new level of performance and efficiency by rigorously applying strong data analysis and technical systems expertise
  • Identify, imagine and prioritize short term, mid-term and long term projects owned by the Supply Chain Automation team or its partners
  • Lead the evolution of Fulfilment Center level forecasting and planning processes and tools by surfacing best practices, designing new workflows, building pilots, identifying needed features in systems and conducting change management
  • Continuously reviewing and identifying multiple capacity solutions with a portfolio of external partners to be deployed or retracted depending capacity need and timeline
  • Running the selection of the partners that will be integrated and agree commercial terms
  • Managing of the standard launch of large permanent outsource warehouse
  • Oversee and coordinate all SCM data integrity initiatives
Qualifications for supply chain program manager
  • Contribute towards 'Margin improvement' by implementation of cost reduction ideas for sourcing, features optimization, Out-bound Logistics, operations (excluding design to value) as per cost, quality & delivery agreements
  • Relevant business process experience
  • Strong technical understanding of Systems KN applications (or similar)
  • Experience in manager level customer interaction customer service, sales, sales support or customer solutions team
  • Excellent understanding of financial processes
  • Excellent understanding of the contract process

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