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Sr. Materials Analyst

Company: Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Sr. Materials Analyst
Tracking Code: 189680

Job Location: Smyrna, TN

Country: United States

Job Description
Tennecos Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and hlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.
We are looking for a Sr. Materials Analyst. In this role you will be responsible for managing the purchase part planning department for direct and indirect materials. The main objectives are to ensure on-time delivery of purchase parts to support production schedule and achieve customer satisfaction; optimize personnel, equipment and inventories; inventory accuracy; anticipate and resolve problems with short-term containment and permanent corrective action. You will be a liaison between the vendors, schedulers and manufacturing to ensure that requirements are met 100% on time.
The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. Youll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Select, motivate, train and ensure development of a competent Materials Planners staff

Ensure material planners establish and maintain ERP planning parameters

Ensure team monitors vendor orders and variation

For critical issues, analyze demand and variation to ensure root cause analysis and actions

Communicate and resolve critical issues with vendors as required

Communicate critical materials issues to Materials Manager and Production Schedulers

Establish, monitor and control department KPIs that will effectively contribute to the overall manufacturing objectives, company goals and customer satisfaction

Support new Suppliers part number set up, MRP parameter setting and minimum monthly reviews

Inventory management / optimization

Escalate underperforming suppliers, root cause analysis and follow up to action plans to improve

Premium freight recovery from suppliers

Support compliance of receiving process, ERP system adherence (ASNs), system accuracy and integrity

Participate in projects that drive continuous improvement

Align with engineering changes, product balance outs and new product launches

Align with Continuous Improvement / Process Leads for establishing optimum storage locations, methods for handling (conveyance), proximity, 5S and visual management

Align with Quality as required in resolving the disposition of non-conforming materials

Monitor and ensure departmental personnel conform to company policies and procedures while maintaining a safe and cost-efficient environment at all time

Be familiar with and ethically operate in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and governmental procedures relative to reporting activities

Required Experience
Education/ Work Experience
Bachelors Degree (B.A.) or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Finance

4 to 7 years of applicable suppliers materials planning experience; 2 to 3 years of formal leadership experience

APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) CPIM certification desirable

Automotive or JIT environment experience desirable

Applied lean manufacturing techniques including value stream mapping, leveling demand, Kanban calculations and techniques desirable

Experience with supply chain visibility tools

Trained in Six Sigma methodology desirable

Demonstrate minimum 4 years experience with ERP SAP System and suppliers planning methods and strategies

Qualifications - Required Skills
Advanced broad-based supply chain management, process development and manufacturing operations knowledge

Demonstrated knowledge of SAP ERP Systems

Superior organization, planning, technical and negotiation skills

Superior process, analytical and problem solving skills apply / execute formal techniques (e.g. Kepner Tregoe, 8D)

Superior leadership skills influence all facets of the organization, mentoring, coaching and teaching

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts, Smyrna , Sr. Materials Analyst, Professions , Smyrna, Tennessee

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