HP Supply Chain Material Manager in Heredia, Costa Rica
Supply Chain Material Manager
Lead a team of regional planners, suppliers and logistic professionals to develop and implement a lifecycle service plan for each new product to enable Hewlett Packard to cost-effectively provide spare kits to its customer base throughout the product’s lifecycle.
Work together with Global Lifecycle Managers and Procurement and Business Units to establish strategies to support spare parts thru its lifecycle such as Part Rolls, NPI, Sustaining and EOL.
Develop strategies to Control and improve LOF, Inventory, and Back Orders metrics among others.
Translate management directives and objectives into viable programs.
Facilitate major organizational design/development strategies. Ensure that there is a solid connection between organizational goals, activities, and metrics
Provide leadership in manufacturing, engineering, and logistical meetings involving Service strategic programs, policies, etc.
Contribute to and/or develop departmental processes, procedures, methods.
Coordinate development & verification activities for lifecycle support plans via deliverables, schedules, logistics, engineering, documentation, & reporting.
Clearly and effectively communicate activities, issues, risks, and milestones, associated with each lifecycle plan to Service management and functional organizations.
Ensure all deliverables are comprehended, defined, scheduled, and tracked.
Identify, track, & drive to resolution program issues & risks.
Present to upper management Product Line performance statuses and strategies.
Manage Product Line inventory as per target and drive improvement projects as required to drive efficiencies.
Education and Experience Required:
Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Business Administration or related field. MBA preferred.
Apics, Project Management and Six Sigma knowledge is a plus.
Minimum of 6 years of experience with a manufacturing or engineering firm in the high-tech sector with proven experience in supply chain functions.
Direct experience leading projects and teams to achieve goals.
Knowledge and Skills:
SAP, GCSN, Easitool and BW and salesforce.com knowledge.
Microsoft Office Package: Advance Excel, Power Point and Visio.
Advance Knowledge of PPS spare parts delivery process and interactions
Understanding of Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and related supply chain planning processes.
Understanding of supply chain processes (plan, source, make deliver) and financial / operational acumen.
Hands on experience managing improvement projects.
Supply Chain & Operations
No shift premium (Costa Rica)
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