Sr. Supply Chain Planner

  • 23500 64th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Shape Technologies Group (SHAPE) we’re devoted to a single goal: delivering innovative manufacturing process solutions that propel our customers to success. SHAPE is a strategic ecosystem of companies including Flow International, Advanced Pressure Systems (APS), Dynamic Robotic Solutions (DRS), KMT Waterjet, H20 Jet, Tech-Con Automation, Aquarese, Projet System and TOPS.  Collectively, we provide an extensive portfolio of manufacturing process solutions to customers around the world. The core technology of SHAPE was founded in high pressure waterjet cutting, cleaning, and surface preparation. Today, SHAPE’s offerings span automated assembly, material handling, software, process control, robotic motion systems, ultrahigh-pressure cutting and cleaning, aftermarket parts, and extensive support.

The SHAPE difference can be seen in our people. With industry leading technologists, manufacturing experts, and skilled service professionals, SHAPE team members listen to our customers to anticipate their needs and deliver technical know-how that transforms our customers’ visions into reality.

Spanning 100 countries and a broad array of industries, SHAPE is expanding its reach through a growing number of direct and indirect channels. By partnering with our customers, we become integral to the successful design and manufacture of their next-generation products. We continually scour the globe for new, industry-leading technologies to add to our differentiated portfolio of offerings and grow our customer base. Our vision is to become the preeminent advanced process solutions partner handling the highly engineered products of tomorrow.

We are a team of technology enthusiasts who pride ourselves on constantly raising the industry bar. Our world is fast paced and customer focused. With principles, performance and an authentic passion for results deeply rooted in our daily interactions. We strive to create a trust-based environment where driving results and positive attitudes coexist. We are friendly, respectful, and motivated to deliver strong performance in everything we do.

What it’s Like to Work Here.

We are a team of technology enthusiasts who pride ourselves on constantly raising the industry bar. Our world is fast paced and customer focused. With principles, performance and an authentic passion for results deeply rooted in our daily interactions. We strive to create a trust-based environment where driving results and positive attitudes coexist. We are friendly, respectful, and motivated to deliver strong performance in everything we do.

What We Offer.

In addition to training and career advancement opportunities, we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, education reimbursement, charitable gift matching and more.

Job Description

General Purpose:

Provide site and 3PL procurement and logistics support to secure required materials for Commercial Sales, Operations, Engineering, New Product Introduction, Services, and MRO needs.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Respond to ERP demand requests and issue purchase orders for needed materials to meet demand.

·         Communicate with suppliers on open orders and oversee due dates, quantities and pricing.

·         Support Quality & Logistics teams with non-conforming material or request for credit and/or file claims.

·         Obtain Air/Ocean RFQ’s from Freight Forwarders to identify best cost shipments from vendors.

·         Measure and report on KPI’s for proper inventory levels and cycle counting activities for 3PL warehouse(s)

·         Meets or exceeds mutually agreed upon inventory turn and inventory reduction departmental goals.

·         Responsible for supplier performance (Technology, Quality, Delivery, Reliability, Cost, Responsiveness)

·         Tracks and supervises surplus and obsolete parts and recommends disposition of parts.

·         Initiate and renew master supplier agreements including pricing and stocking levels.

·         Manage and update parts in ERP including lead times, safety stock, tier level, pricing and MOQ.

·         Participate in the discovery of new sources of supply to meet demand and provide costs savings or cost avoidance opportunities to the organization.

·         Develops and oversees supplier package and shipment sizing to allow for efficient handling of material through manufacturing and distribution

·         Ensure part/print compliance to Flow engineering requirements while procuring existing material and while searching for potential new sources of supply.

·         Identify, resolve, and expedite issues to ensure timely identification and procurement of materials.

·         Implement ECO’s including cost impact analysis, sending drawings, specs and RFQ’s to suppliers

·         Respond to Accounts Payable inquires related to pricing and discrepancies.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Job Qualifications

·         5+ years of experience with Supply Chain Management concepts i.e. forecasting, planning, optimization and logistics

·         5+ years of qualitative/quantitative data analysis related to Supply Chain, Operations, Transportation -Logistics or Inventory Management

·         Demonstrated business and contract negotiation skills

·         Outstanding interpersonal skills including oral/written communication skills

·         Ability to work independently on projects and function effectively in a team environment

·         PC proficient, working knowledge of MS Office applications, Microsoft Dynamics AX experience desired

·         Ability to read engineering drawings and part specifications

Education and/or Training:

·         Four-year degree or equivalent experience or training is a plus.

·         Working knowledge of purchasing and supply chain concepts with APICS, CPIM, certification and/or association is a plus.

Additional Information

No recruiters please!

Shape Technologies Group and our companies operate as an equal opportunity employer.  Per regulations, any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities will be provided.  If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources.  All personal information that is collected will remain private and confidential. 

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted