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IDEX Supply Chain Manager in Denver, Colorado

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/ around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the procurement, logistical movement, quality, delivery, and service of all direct and indirect materials and services for the business unit, ensuring lowest total cost of ownership, optimal inventory turns, on-time and on-budget launch of new products, team development, and effectively manages the vendor/supplier relationships.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads, manages, and coaches the supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Manages the business unit raw material inventory, material planning, and purchasing processes and systems to ensure continuity of supply to work centers – no unplanned changeovers

  • Deploy demand driven - supply market sensitive strategy, processes and tools that support customer demand and service level requirements in line with long range business unit profit plans.

  • Achieve site level continuous improvement targets in terms of operating leverage, inventory levels, supplier lead time, inventory obsolescence and phase-in/phase-out of materials. Support business unit continuous improvement strategies and programs

  • Responsible and accountable for a variety of management reports and root cause analysis; the development and execution of countermeasures that effectively resolve misses against plans, targets, and measures utilizing a lean toolbox

  • Analyzes industry and commodity trends to determine procurement and negotiation strategy on all purchased goods and services

  • Supports and drives continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery

  • Interfaces with product line supervisors, production planners, logistics, and product management on the planning, forecasting, execution, and synchronization of customer demand through to raw materials

  • Works directly with sales department to determine most cost-effective distribution solution for finished goods transportation to customers

  • Monitors and corrects inventory levels and costs at outside warehouses (3PL) and manages transportation channels, strategies, relationships, and costs

  • Maintains effective relationships and professionally negotiates with suppliers to lowest total cost of ownership

  • Develops, implements, and ensures that standard practices and procedures are followed in connection with all departmental functions

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other departments internally and at global locations to establish shared priorities, implement cost savings, and improve delivery performance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIRED ABILITIES:

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

  • Minimum 3 years’ managerial experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Purchasing, Materials Management, Procurement, and/or other Supply Chain Management field

  • Intermediate to expert negotiating skills required

  • Steel coil buying experience preferred

  • Excellent problem-solving aptitude and ability to drive issues to resolution

  • Strong Excel and MRP/ERP skills, experience with JDE or other Oracle product preferred

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and excellent ability to manage effective relationships

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related field

MBA preferred

Essential Functions:

The physical demands, work environment and mental/visual demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

  • Majority of time is spent sitting.

  • Requires use of hands and arms at least 60% of the time.

  • Lifting requirements are generally less than 10 lbs. Manual lifting could reach the company maximum of 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

  • Climate-controlled office environment.

  • Minimal exposure to factory conditions

  • Noise exposure is light to moderate.

Mental/Visual Demands:

  • Close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus are necessary to perform the job functions.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem Solving: The individual participates in the continuous improvement process by attending meetings and presenting problems and possible solutions to the appropriate personnel.

  • Interpersonal Skills: The individual remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

  • Relationships with Others: The individual works effectively and relates well with others, including superiors and colleagues. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works, to maintain constructive working relationships.

  • Communication and Contact: The individual communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside the Company.

  • Planning/Organizing: The individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality Control: The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Adaptability: The individual adapts to changes in the work environment, rotates into other functions as required and manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Dependability : The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance. The individual completes all duties as assigned, trains as required, and rotates into other departments as required.

  • Safety and Security: The individual actively promotes and personally observes all safety procedures. The individual complies with Environmental, Safety, and Hazardous Communications requirements.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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