Supply Manager - Manufactured Goods
- Are you a talented planning manager looking to grow your career?
- This is your chance to join a growing, innovative and well-known global brand!
- Highly competitive salary plus generous performance based bonuses!
About the Organisation
Briggs & Stratton is the world's largest producer of air-cooled petrol engines for outdoor power equipment. Headquartered in Milwaukee, USA, the company designs, manufactures, markets, and services these products for original equipment manufacturers worldwide. For 100 years they have been building the engines that power the equipment people use to get the job done.
With more than 30 years in the Australian market, the Sydney-based head office is high performing, driven and committed to continuous improvement. The site is home to a diverse range of experts, from sales, marketing and customer service teams through to production, manufacturing and logistics.
About the Opportunity
Briggs & Stratton has an exciting opportunity for a talented Supply Manager - Manufactured Goods to join their organisation in Moorebank, Sydney, NSW.
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this pivotal role is responsible for all activities related to production planning and purchasing for manufactured goods, alongside scheduling production for any products being assembled, for the fulfilment of customer demand and ensuring inventory targets are met. Additionally, this management position will provide direct leadership to purchasing personnel, and report to senior operations management.
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
- Preparing daily and long-term production schedules utilising MRP, sales forecasts/demand plan;
- Developing delivery commitments by coordinating scheduling activities with production team to balance production capacity, productivity, and on-time delivery metrics;
- Developing, publishing and maintaining master production schedule;
- Driving continuous improvement within production planning and purchasing processes; and
- Providing accurate and timely communication of production shortages or delays which could impact customer order fulfilment.
- Responsible for Inventory Management as per agreed KPI’s
- Responsible for managing master data in SAP (including creating and maintaining BOM’s)
To be considered for this role you'll be able to demonstrate operational leadership experience in a warehouse, supply chain or logistics environment, as well as solid experience base with ERP systems (SAP preferred). Tertiary qualifications in Logistics, Operations Management or Business Management are a requirement of this role. Candidates with post graduate qualifications in APICS, CPIM, CRM or Logistics & Supply Chain Management will be viewed favourably.
You'll have excellent planning and purchasing skills, and with a highly developed business acumen you will have the ability to develop, monitor and effectively manage budgets and financial records. Previous experience with, or an understanding of, manufacturing processes would be advantageous but it will be your analytical skills and ability to exercise judgement and make critical decisions that will set you apart.
Briggs & Stratton is seeking a self-motivated individual with sharp negotiation skills and an ability to develop and manage excellent relationships with suppliers; therefore you will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to confidently liaise with staff and suppliers within Australia, China and the USA.
Highly organised and with the flexibility to adapt to change, you will be capable of planning and working to tight deadlines. Self-motivated and target driven, you will also have strong problem-solving capabilities and excellent follow through on action items. Most of all, you will be bringing to this role the ability and desire to assist in driving this business to the next level.
About the Benefits
Are you looking to take your career to a whole new level with a market leading organisation with international reach? Then this is the role for you!
Not only will you get to work with one of the leading names in their industry, but you will get to work with a diverse range of products and help drive a culture of best practice throughout the organisation.
You'll be well rewarded for you hard work with an excellent salary package, negotiable in line with experience, plus a generous performance based bonus scheme. Additionally, at Briggs & Stratton, your career development opportunities will be a priority, with room for management growth and a great deal of staff development available.
Don't miss this amazing opportunity to take your career to the next level with this leading international supplier - Apply now!