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Director of Supply Chain

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the division’s operations
  • Work on engineering continuous improvement programs for manufacturing plants, Engineering and Quality
  • Oversee and lead manufacturing, engineering and quality efforts including resource allocation and priorities as well as personnel management for the manufacturing, engineering and quality functions
  • Work on go-to-market strategy, technical development, production and supply chain to insure the operations run reliably and according to Westlake company policy
  • Lead manufacturing, engineering and quality efforts including resource allocation and priorities as well as work with teams on the manufacturing, engineering and quality functions
  • Work with implementation and maintenance of manufacturing, engineering and quality methods for new or existing products and technologies.
  • Partake in the development and planning
  • Formulate manufacturing operations, engineering and quality processes and strategies
  • Recommend necessary equipment to meet safety, quality and production demands
  • Utilize and drive capability in understanding of lean manufacturing tools and principles to ensure the delivery of business objectives and a culture of continuous improvement; develop and implement Kaizen plans, communication plans, lean conversion and countermeasures for manufacturing and engineering division
  • Develop and implement both short-term and long-term strategies that support the overall goals of the Corporation
  • Provide appropriate feedback both up and down the organization on achievements/shortfalls to such plans
  • Develop corrective action as required to insure compliance with overall strategies for both the unit and the parent company
  • Be involved in developing and presenting the annual Business Plan; Capital Plan, and associated budgets for each department within the unit
  • Work on preparing and presenting engineering projects requiring capital
  • Monitor monthly achievement to plan; create action plans as required to insure compliance when deviations occur
  • Ensure the deployment of manufacturing assets ties to the overall objectives of the business unit
  • Drive all operations to minimize scrap totals, associate utilization, material usage, power consumption, and transportation expenses
  • Support at all times the sales efforts to insure on time delivery of quality products
  • Ensure the deployment of 6 Sigma, SPC, preventative maintenance, training and safety initiatives throughout the manufacturing platform of the unit
  • Develop annual sales plans that support the annual business plan
  • Develop and nurture relations with critical management members of our customer base. Support and participate in all industry initiatives.
  • Monitor on a regular basis incoming order rates and margins and develop corrective action plans should deviations occur

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or relative experience
  • 10 years of plant operational experience in industrial equipment

 

*Compensation up to $140k+ bonus