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Materials Manager

Req ID: J2245230

  • Location
    Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
  • Category Materials
  • Posted Thursday, July 16, 2020
  • Type Regular

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Drives materials team to achieve continuous improvement in key materials metrics. Provides exceptional support to customers, team members, and shareholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 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.).
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

·         Strong knowledge of global and regional logistics operations and industry.
·         Strong proficiency in determining logistics requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
·         Strong financial and analytical ability. Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
·         Strong knowledge of international direct and indirect taxes as well as global customs regimes.
·         Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
·         Strong and convincing communication skills.
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

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.
·         Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Jabil.com/Careers site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to Always_Accessible@Jabil.com or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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