Site Materials Manager
Requisition Number: 220509
Work Location: Fremont, CA
Jabil offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program, and a supportive environment that provides learning and career development opportunities. Jabil is an equal opportunity employer.
Drives materials team to achieve continuous improvement in key materials metrics. Provides exceptional support to customers, team members, and shareholders.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Champions the execution and deployment of Jabil’s standard planning and inventory strategies and systems with the customer where possible, and implement customized solutions where necessary within a local operations site.
Drives a systematic process to receive, evaluate and fulfill customer demand across the business unit.
Ensures that an achievable Master Schedule is in place to support both customer requirements and Jabil revenue projections. In developing a solid MPS, consideration should be given to materials availability, equipment capability/capacity and staffing.
Ensures that the Master Production Schedule is loaded in alignment with customer contract(s) and liability agreements so that the materials team maintains conformance to Jabil’s ‘Rules of the Road.’
Develops and supervises solid product launch plans for new business, and transition plans for products being transferred between Jabil manufacturing sites.
Evaluates the need for buffer inventory during the transfer process.
Ensures continuity of product supply to the Jabil manufacturing site(s), and of finished goods to the customer throughout the transfer timeframe.
Oversees the disposition and transfer of residual inventory to the appropriate ‘receiving’ Jabil factory.
Generates and analyzes inventory reports for internal business unit and / or customer use.
Assists the Business Unit Management team as required in evaluating and recovering the cost of excess / obsolete inventory.
Recommends process and supply chain initiatives to lower inventory costs (hubbing, JIT, optimum manufacturing lot sizes, alternate transportation methodologies, etc.).
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Materials Logistics Management, or related discipline.
Equivalent proven track record in an EMS or similar environment.
Three years related experience.
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Solid understanding of electronics manufacturing and materials management is required, as well as a proven track record in negotiation, cost reduction activities and materials planning.
Successful applicants will have to fulfill all prerequisites for contracts. This position requires U.S. citizenship. Jabil is an equal opportunity employer.