Senior Supply Chain Manager
Eagle, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Senior Supply Chain Manager

Req # 64308

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, our people help make the world safer, brighter, and more productive. We are united by our efforts to inspire change for a better world; impact our people and community; influence and achieve positive results; and innovate the industry. Our shared goals allow people with diverse backgrounds and points of view to work together, bringing our global customers peace of mind through reliable products and exceptional support.

Generac is seeking a Senior Supply Chain Manager to support our facility in Eagle, WI!

The Senior Supply Chain Manager is responsible for providing direction and guidance within the facility of responsibility to achieve 100% on time delivery through proper materials management and execution while optimizing working capital. Success in this role is defined achieving key goals in on time delivery, inventory accuracy, facility efficiency, and schedule attainment metrics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and direct supply chain team, purchasing, planning, and all materials management responsibilities (inventory control, receiving, shipping).
  • Ensure Supply Chain is synchronized with Production Execution capabilities to maximum efficiencies and lowest cost of operation.
  • Work closely with Production Leaders and their teams to achieve SMART goals and KPI's.
  • Develop and challenge resources to improve performance through systems utilization and process improvements.
  • Lead and improve Order Management best practices, processes and policies that drive perfect order logic including order types/policies, standardized lead times/tier pricing strategies, available-to-promise (ATP), customer resource management (CRM) and electronic data interchange (EDI).
  • Lead and improve Planning/Management ensuring SIOP plans are executed within the facility (system integrity and execution).
  • Lead and improve Purchasing in conjunction with the Strategic Global Sourcing team to reduce lead times and improve material margins through Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model.
  • Lead and improve Material/Inventory Management best practices including Plan for Every Part (PFEP)., ABC Analysis, Purchasing Methods (PO, Blanket, etc.), Warehouse Management (Cycle Count Accuracy, Transactions, Bar Coding, RFID) and Advance Replenishment Methods (MRP, Stocking Programs, VMI, Consignment, Re-Order Point and Direct Pull).
  • Lead initiative to ensure continuity of supply throughout the operations to achieve uninterrupted supply of quality components and assemblies.
  • Key partner with corporate Category Management in effectively measuring and monitoring supplier performance.
  • Champion of standard tools and methodologies and is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) providing training and certification.
  • Coach and mentor Supply Chain teams to improve engagement with local technical/commercial stakeholders and to establish communication channels between the cross functional teams.
  • Evaluate situations objectively and demonstrates the ability to make decisions that are intended to have a positive impact on work performance or area and the total business.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management or related field OR related experience in the Supply Chain function within a similar working environment;
  • 7 years of progressive management experience in a similar working environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree;
  • 10 years of progressive management experience in a similar working environment;
  • Supply Chain/Material Certifications - CPM, CPIM.
  • Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals across multiple cultures, disciplines and geographies;
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple sites and functions to drive common solutions;
  • Sound business acumen operating in both High Mix, Low Volume and High Volume, Low Mix Production environments;
  • Solid quantitative skill set and the ability to analyze, think and communicate with well-supported data;
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective solutions;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience with material flow utilizing supermarkets and supplier pull replenishment models.
Physical demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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