Shooting Sports Industry
Director, Supply Chain
Full Time Regular
Requisition ID: 1219
The Director of Supply Chain develops the supply chain management strategy and builds the processes which guarantee the efficient movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, and the finished product from point of origin to point of consumption. This position requires a unique blend of strategic thinking, strong business acumen, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Define and implement comprehensive strategies to reduce costs, mitigate risk, improve quality, shorten lead times, and reduce inventories.
Conduct a “clean sheet” assessment of the company’s current state, a three-year future state design, and a phased transition plan (including resource and investment requirements).
Partners with various stakeholders to sustain a high level of internal operational efficiency and ensure business needs across all functional areas are met.
Oversee development and implementation of new initiatives, manage cost drivers, creation/performance of budgets, improvement of internal business controls, daily operations, and inventory management.
Knowledgeable of the industry, the state of the suppliers' businesses and the overall supply market to manage the planning and purchasing for all product lines.
Define metrics for supplier performance (on-time-delivery, quality, etc), monitor performance against these metrics and enforce conformance.
Responsible for maintaining and conducting regular business reviews with supplier base; with increased frequency for key suppliers.
Develop supply chain systems, policies, controls, tools, and processes for procurement, inventory planning, and inventory management. Work with finance & product management teams to understand goals, metrics, and pressures as they relate to supply chain controls, processes, and decision-making.
Own the operations and inventory planning function. Work with sales to improve the forecasting process and overall planning accuracy, while reducing costs and improving working capital turnover. Manage and improve inventory turns and reduce slow-moving inventory.
Assist in the development, negotiation, and execution of key supplier contracts.
Participate in the new product development process, as well as identification and qualification of reliable suppliers and new sources of supply.
Proactively monitor the external global marketplace and key cost drivers including raw materials, currency exchange rates, freight, labor, etc. Identify key opportunities in both price and alternate materials to achieve the right balance between cost, quality, and reliability.
Analyze and maintain complex data, create reports, and develop and present clear and concise summaries of recommended options.
Hire, train, develop and evaluate members of the supply chain / sourcing teams.
Ensure that cycle counts are executed on a regular basis and that any discrepancy is analyzed to find the root cause and address it.
Ensure that the Master Production schedule is kept updated monthly coherently to the new requirements coming from demand planning and production capacities.
Ensure Purchase Orders to vendors / Work Orders to the shop floor reflect the actual requirements; the scheduling of the vendors and the shop floor must be coherent with the MPS and the quantities planned must not exceed the actual requirements.
Ensures that the reports available to prevent materials/components shortages are inquired and that actions are put in place to prevent problems/ react to them.
Other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent work experience required.
10+ years of progressive supply chain management experience required, preferably in manufacturing.
5 years of experience in a manager or director level role required.
Experience with ERP systems; knowledge of JD Edwards E1 preferred.
Knowledge of the Main Lean Production principles and techniques.
Knowledge of Consignment Stock; Min/Max Planning.
Problem solving skills; Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Welcome and thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with Beretta U.S.A. Corp. At Beretta we pride ourselves in offering a professional, challenging and exciting work environment where each employee has plenty of opportunities to make a difference and grow with the company.
Since 1526, working at Beretta has meant sharing a passion for what we do, being committed to quality and helping maintain the company on the cutting edge of technology, quality and progress. Therefore, skills, experience, commitment and initiative are all qualities that are appreciated and rewarded at Beretta.
Please take a moment to read about the traditions and the benefits that you would enjoy as a Beretta employee.
We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
Beretta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More about Beretta's recruiting process Beretta does not accept unsolicited resumes and/or resumes that do not clearly identify any currently open position. Candidates must meet the minimum requirements for the position in order to be considered applicants. Applicants will be contacted only if an interview is in the process of being scheduled. Due to the very high volume of resumes we receive, Beretta does not accept telephone inquiries.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Beretta, please call 301-283-2191 ext. 1250 or e-mail us at EmployMe@berettausa.com.
Beretta U.S.A. Benefits HOLIDAYS The company provides 10 paid holidays each year.
PAID SICK DAYS 40 hours of paid sick leave per year (during the first year of employment sick leave is accrued at the rate of 4 hours per month beginning the first month after 30 days of service).
Years of Service Vacation 1-4 years 80 hours 5-9 years 120 hours 10 or more years 160 hours
INSURANCE Beretta provides a comprehensive health insurance package that includes a Medical, Dental, Vision and a Prescription Drug Plan. Benefits begin the first of the month following 3 months of continuous full-time service for non-exempt (hourly) employees and the first of the month following the date of hire for exempt (salaried) employees. Life Insurance is valued at two times the annual base wage. Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance eligibility begins at one year of continuous full-time service.
TUITION REIMBURSEMENT Tuition reimbursement for job related courses are available after 3 months of full-time regular service. Beretta will reimburse 85% tuition, laboratory and registration fees upon successful completion of course for qualified educational programs.
BERETTA USA CORPORATION 401(k) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN The Plan's 401(k) contributions consist of salary deferral compensations made by employees and a contribution made by Beretta which equals 3% of compensation.
Eligibility All employees of Beretta U.S.A., except leased employees, are eligible to participate in the Plan. You become a participant in the Profit Sharing portion of the Plan on your date of hire. You become a participant in the 401(k) portion of the Plan after you complete 1 year of service.
Years of Service A year of service is a 12 month period in which you have 1000 hours of service.
Profit Sharing Contribution Beretta makes a discretionary contribution based on profits. Employees who complete a year of service during the Plan Year share in the Profit Sharing Contribution.
Beretta U.S.A. Traditions Annual Attendance Lotto After 1 year of service and meeting the attendance qualifications three (3) employees are randomly chosen to receive a monetary award each December.
Turkey Drive As a token of our appreciation each November each employee receives a Turkey to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Children's Holiday Party The children of all Beretta U.S.A. employees are invited to attend a Holiday Party given every December at the Beretta U.S.A. Accokeek, MD facility.