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Whirlpool Corporation Senior Manager, Material Management in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Responsible for the oversight of the Material Control and Logistics organizations for multiple manufacturing sites. Act as Liaison between Manufacturing, Procurement, Finance, Technology and Demand Planning. Adherence to policies and procedures of Inventory Management (internal and external controls). Lead the manufacturing production schedule with corporate planning and develop optimal operational plans that incorporate manufacturing constraints. Accountable to enforce and manage commercial relationships with suppliers to ensure efficient flow of parts into the operation. Work with manufacturing leadership and cross functional teams to optimize total cost and to maintain inventory targets that support our ability to deliver the promise to our customers. Accountability for the successful implementation of development strategies for multi-site Material Control and Logistics organizations Report to material and manufacturing leadership on production status and identify countermeasures. Implementation of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Methodology and Application, which includes World Class Logistics (Logistics Customer Service Pillar). Serve as a point of contact for cross-functional partners - both internal to Whirlpool and external. Identify and lead continuous improvement efforts through involvement in the strategic materials management planning process and the execution of activities defined in that process. Prioritize and organize short term and long term goals and activities in accordance with business objectives. Ensure strict adherence to all Whirlpool manufacturing standards/methods. Live the Whirlpool Leadership Model and drive it within your team. Addresses opportunities for improvement relative to Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery metrics and talent development. Supervise nine employees (Manager, Supply Logistics; Superintendent, Operations/Production; Manager, Materials Management; Sr. Mgr., Supply Logistics; Analyst, Supply Logistics; Manager, Operations/Production; Sr. Mgr., Materials Management; Superintendent, Operations/Production; and Senior Analyst, Materials Management).Job requirements:Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, Organizational Leadership, or related field plus 3 years of experience in the offered or related position; or Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations Management, Organizational Leadership, or related field plus 5 years of experience in the offered or related position.Job location: 600 West Main Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022SOC code: 11.3071.03 - Logistics Managers

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