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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Supply Chain Manager
SMP Satcom Products : Materials
Georgetown, Ontario

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

Job Duties:

• Applies supply chain concepts using industry best practices and technical knowledge of procurement, logistics and production planning
• Manages the Material Planning team and Procurement team
• Prepares and executes monthly inventory reports supporting production requirements to ensure continuity of the material requirements
• Resolves requests for assistance within the Supply Chain value stream mapping
• Drives decisions that support internal/external programs, customers and product/order commit dates
• Optimizes execution of the balancing and optimization for inventory turns, correct inventory mix of commodities and inventory control
• Monitor, analyze, identify trends and take action on Key Performance Indicators
• Enters, tracks, monitors and coordinates customer material and delivery requirements for proactive steps to avoid material shortages
• Leads and monitors customer allocation and delivery schedules and projections within the integrated master schedule
• Provide internal Program Office with timely communications, leadership and drives continuous process improvement within all supply chain related processes
• Adaptable, able to work in a constant change and dynamic production environment supporting high mix of SKUs
• Assume procurement responsibilities for new and existing products, including price, schedule, supplier selection, documentation write-up and terms & conditions
• Managing supplier's critical path delivery requirements in support of key program milestones
• Establish and maintain critical working relationships with Material Planning, Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality Assurance functional business areas
• Perform negotiations (supplier price, delivery and exceptions to purchase order flow downs, i.e., Terms & Conditions)
• Participate and drive supplier development and management activity to achieve consistent cost reductions with leveraged buying strategies
• Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing or equivalent
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and Procurement in a multi-functional team environment.
• Minimum 5 years in a leadership role with direct reports
• Professional ASCM designation in Supply Chain Management (SCMP) desired
• Experience in data analysis and supplier performance metrics
• Proficiency with the Microsoft Office tool suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ERP systems, experience in JD Edwards is preferred
• Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications is required
• Knowledge of electrical product commodities is desired
• Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers
• U.S. Department of Defense procurement experience and knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) as well as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is an asset
• Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures strongly preferred
• Ability to travel to U.S. required

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under Export and Imports Permits Act of Canada and the Controlled Goods Program(CGP). The successful candidate must be able to pass the CGP security assessment.

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.