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Material Manager

Company: ABB Schweiz AG
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Material ManagerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.This position is in charge of creating constrained engineering and production plans, material plans and work in progress inventory rationalization, including sales in excess of invoicing, in order to improve service levels and optimize working capital.

You will be responsible to lead Material Supply Planning at the ABB Richmond Facility for assigned Integrated Production units. To drive planning initiatives to improve customer on time delivery, and Lead-Time, for inventory and supply plan adherence.This position reports toProcurement & Logistics ManagerYour responsibilities

  • Fulfillment Planning: Runs a short-term material planning process or S&OE process, connecting planning with execution
  • Coordinates an appropriate response to unplanned events
  • Supports the profitable execution of customer orders, in coordination with business functions and supply units (feeder factories)
  • Leads regular discussions with supply units on inbound issues, planning parameters, reverse logistics, etc
  • Establishes and shares best practices for operations planning, inventory management and resource management
  • Technology: Provides local leadership for the development of best practices in planning systems and integrated ERPs
  • Performs standard and ad hoc detailed analyses for planning & fulfillment metrics (inventory, on time delivery, lead time, forecast accuracy, resource utilization)
  • People Leadership and Development: Leads local material planning function and ensures (with HR Manager support) that local planning teams are properly organized, staffed, and skilled and directed
  • Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR (Human Resource) policies, for the benefit of both ABB and the employee
  • Inventory Management: Ensures the right material inventory level is maintained, optimizing it according to the company's target while guaranteeing customer service level
  • Reporting: Compiles and sends weekly/monthly report out to business leaders on planning and fulfillment and inventory performance.Your background
    • 5 years experience in a Material Planning or Manufacturing Environment OR a bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, or related technical/STEM field of study with 2 years experience in a Material Planning or Manufacturing Environment
    • Experience in supplier relations, Supplier Management, thorough knowledge of planning tools, quality processes and understanding of commercial terms and standard planning procedures a plus
    • Strong analytical skills, Self motivated and strong communication and negotiation skills
    • SAP ERP Experience in the Production Module
    • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement, rapidly respond to unforeseen developments and initiate actions to reduce adverse impact
    • APCIS certificate desirable
    • Strong SAP experience preferred
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Wellbeing program
      • Healthcare planMore about usABB Smart Power is a global technology leader, with products and solutions that make power supplies smart, connected and protected. Its intelligent products and solutions make power more competitive by improving the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of almost any operation.

        We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

        Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

        ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

        As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

        Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: ABB Schweiz AG, New York , Material Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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