Supply Chain Specialist
CER Group NA - Troy, MI

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Our customer is seeking to fill the role of Supply Chain Specialist. This role maintains overall continuity of supply chain to ensure timely delivery of products to their customers. Acts as liaison between customer plants, suppliers, and internal technical and sales personnel to ensure the supply chain is filled to adequate levels. Reviews and analyze inventory levles to maximize product availability for optimal customer satifsfaction, and manage delivery and freight to customer base.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives, reviews, and analyzes customer orders to determine supply requirements, including preparation of necessary ship schedules, invoices, and packaging lists and stack sheets Communications order status to internal customers (manufacturing site and/or warehouse) as well as suppliers. Manages and coordinates supply chain activities accordingly Creates and transmits advance shipping notice (ASN) to customers as required, notifying them shipment of parts per order request has been processed. Analyzes inventory levels (available and on-hold) to ensure that customer demand can and will be met while minimizing overall inventory levels. Monitors ASNs and orders to ensure delivery accuracy. Processes related accounts payable journal entries using accounting system (JDE), upon part receipt. Places part orders and/or forecasts to suppliers and/or internal customers. Reviews and analyzes weekly reports from suppliers including receipts, shipments, and usage. Creates and analyzes inventory reports for inventory control and month-end schedule. All variances are to be analyzed and resolved to ensure accurate inventories are maintained. Performs month-end closing transactions. Visits customer plants and Corporate facilities to maintain good working relationships and resolve questions. Coordinates and analyzes model year or design change efforts of suppliers, customers and Corporate staff. Mains objective here is to ensure zero obsolescence is absorbed. Ensures part numbers in JDE are accurate according to changes and customer/Coporate contractual specifications Monitor and update foreign exchange rates in accounting system (JDE). Performs other duties as assigned. Checks, investigates, and disputes customer issued violations and/or shipping discrepancies. Manages and maintains the appropriate customer delivery rating

Requirements:
Associates degree or equivalent from a two year college; or 5 or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Work requires experience using accounting software/ERP systems (JDE), and proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, and email/internet software. Work requires in-depth knowledge of supply chain related activities, such as delivery, scheduling or packaging issue resolution. Work requires customer and supplier release analysis experience. Work requires the ability necessary to read, analyze and interpret moderately complex data. Work requires basic knowledge of accounting processes (A/R & A/P). Work requires strong oral and written communication skills. Work requires advanced level of customer service skills. Work requires a detail oriented individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks. Work requires the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Work requires interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with customers and multi-cultural teams.