VIVA USA Inc Supply Management Planner in Waterloo, Iowa
Req Ref No: JNIASM1590 Location: Waterloo , IA Duration: 15 months Description Description: Performs the duties of a Supply management Planner II. Manages the day- to-day performance and relationship of a group of suppliers for several assigned commodities to support factory operations. Works with the Supply Base to drive continuous improvement in quality and delivery. Duties: Schedules and expedites the delivery of purchased materials to support a production plan, including recommendations for premium logistic alternatives when appropriate. Processes suppliers non-conformances and expedites corrective actions. Works with the Supply Management Specialist to maintain an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions; may negotiate with suppliers to resolve short-term performance problems. Supports the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost effective manner. Supports EPDP by ensuring an effective transition from Product Delivery Process (PDP) to Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) through timely placement and receipt of initial production order.Works proactively with Supply Management Specialist managing highly complex commodities and supply base. Coordinates and executes inventory plans using systems parameters and material replenishment strategies to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals. Drives continuous improvement in terms of performance with the supply base, using Achieving Excellence process and criteria. Coordinates and executes the logistics requirements for the supplier concerning containers, packaging, methods and parameters; arranges agreements with the supplier on appropriate logistics processes before the start of production. Resolves and eliminates shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers. Specific Position Requirements 1st shift position, hours will be between 6 am and 5 pm (overtime is not likely). SAP experience is highly preferred. Bachelors degree in Business related field. Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Must have be good with data analysis. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.