Mar 01, 2019
DIANA FOOD, a division of Symrise, provides high added value natural ingredients to its customers in the agro-food industry around the world. From a natural range of fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood products processed into concentrates, powders, flakes and pieces, DIANA FOOD offers solutions with both sensorial (taste, color, texture and visual impact) and nutritional benefits (Health& Nutrition, food preservation).With a unique position in its markets, DIANA FOOD bases its business on a deep biosciences expertise, reinforced by a multi-stream mastery from vegetables to meat and seafood raw materials, all to ensure food safety and traceability.
Main Mission He/ She manages the plant Supply-Chain to guarantee that customers will be delivered on time in full in the right quality, optimizing inventories, transportation performance/cost and warehouse efficiencies.
They will oversee warehouse functions and be responsible for the creation, maintenance and validity of the production scheduling process to achieve on-time in full delivery and inventory goals.
This is a leadership position and requires strong negotiating, team building and cross-functional communication skills.
Overall Supply Chain management including the Production Scheduling, Logistics Assistant(s) and Warehouse Supervisor positions and indirectly Material Handling positions reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor.
Prepares annual reviews and performance non-attainment documentation as required by Human Resources. Ensures the team is well trained and has correct licenses for operation of equipment. Oversees health, safety, housekeeping (including 5S) aspects of the team’s work areas and equipment.
Manage all logistics flows on the site including raw material, ingredient, packaging supply to finished goods delivery, including internal & external storage management. Oversees and coordinates site S&OP meetings in coordination with customer service.
Responsible for inventory levels and measurements including days of inventory levels, stock rotation and minimization of stock writeoffs as determined in coordination with the Site Manager and per budgets and forecast levels. Ensure accurate inventory management from a location and quantity basis per either monthly or cycle inventory counts.
Coordinate tolling production planning and logistics including but not limited to toll drying and freezing & storage of cooked meat at third party site(s).
Manage transport booking when required & all documents preparation for the customer’s shipments including collection of export documentation.
Oversee production planning for the site in coordination with customer orders, forecasts and inventory objectives. Ensure that Material Orders (MO’s) in Misys are prepared and post – production data is recorded in the systems.
Ensure accurate information is recorded in the Misys and Sage systems.
Complete monthly reporting as required by global supply chain and Site Manager. Develop and measure Supply Chain KPI’s on a regular basis.
As may be required, coordinate supply chain with North America and Global needs.
They will participate in the site Leadership Team.
Minimum 10 years’ experience with major manufacturing Supply Chain operation and management
Progressive responsibilities in career history in logistics, production planning and supply chain management
Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, supply chain management or other appropriate studies
APICS Certification preferredThe Supply Chain Manager will have to demonstrate
Strong computer, analytical, problem solving, and communications skills.
Working knowledge of all components of Microsoft Office, and various database programs—including commonly used ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, Sage, etc.).
Knows how to document production goals and deviations from these goals on a regular basis.
Ability to understand customer demand and how to alter production so that this demand is met.
Ability to act adequately as a liaison between sales, finance, production, and quality as well as other departments within the company.
More than a basic knowledge of supply chain activities (purchasing, planning, scheduling, forecasting).
That he or she can work efficiently under pressure and help motivate employees to meet demands.
Willing to have complete ownership of materials scheduling for entire facility.
That he or she is detail-oriented, well organized, self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
Work Environment The Supply Chain Manager works in a climate controlled office environment, but he or she may need to make trips onto the production and warehouse floors in order to meet with supply chain, maintenance and production personnel to discuss production and scheduling and other issues.
There are very few physical demands, but the job can be mentally challenging at times—particularly when there is a significant change in demand or when the production team is not meeting demand. It is then that the Master Scheduler provides leadership and direction to the team and is often able to offer creative ways to address and correct supply or production issues to “right the ship”.
Occasional travel to other North American sites and to France for discussions with global supply chain management is required.
Commerce, CA, USA