Supply Chain Specialist 1
Boeing - Renton, WA

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Successful candidates apply supply chain management methodologies to ensure coordination through the entire supply chain. Assist in developing and controlling inventory plans according to Boeing stocking policy for optimal inventory levels. Assist in analyzing excess inventories and inventory delivery performance. Coordinate and authorize release of orders triggered for any exceptions to stocking plans by evaluating system requirements and resource availability. Coordinate with internal groups to resolve order delinquencies. Assist in implementing and maintaining process improvements by analyzing and establishing best practices for material management to improve supply chain performance. Assist in developing and maintaining Materials Management metrics. Respond to requests for quotes, customer inquiries and coordinate delivery problem resolution. Assist in the collection and processing of supplier and/or customer data regarding products or services to include repair capabilities, capacity and performance. Assist in the processing and documentation of repair items and warranty claims. Work under general direction.



[ + ] Adaptability

Tries to understand changes in work-group tasks, situations, and the department as well as the logic or basis for change; occasionally seeks information about changes affecting their individual job. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow work group members. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Communication

Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.

[ + ] Decision Making

Generally recognizes routine issues, problems, or opportunities in own work area and determines whether action is needed; generally identifies the need for and collects information to better understand issues, problems, and opportunities; tries to integrate information from different sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; generally creates relevant options for addressing problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes; develops an understanding of decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option; generally implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time; gains experience in including fellow work group members in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, makes appropriate decisions, and ensures buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.

[ + ] Initiating Action

Seeks advice from direct supervisor when confronted with a non-routine problem or when made aware of a situation in own work area. Occasionally assists in implementing new ideas or potential solutions without prompting; does not wait for others to take action or to request action. Volunteers to take action that goes beyond job requirements in order to achieve work group objectives.

[ + ] Quality Orientation

Follows established procedures for completing work tasks within own work group. Watches over job processes, tasks, and work products to ensure freedom from errors, omissions, or defects. Usually initiates action to correct routine quality problems.


[ + ] Product Support Supply Chain

Basic knowledge of the unique aspects of inventory planning and control processes (e.g., Lot sizes, Work in Process [WIP], Inventory Burndown, modifications, out of production, Kanban, Just In Time [JIT], Kitting, Point of Use [POU], inventory turn rate) to support planned and unplanned requirements.

[ + ] Supply Chain Strategy

Basic knowledge of supply chain strategies (e.g., inventory reduction, parts kitting, supplier consolidation, optimum flow, lead-time reduction).

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you have experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word?

Do you have experience in inventory planning and control processes as it relates to supply chain management?

Do you meet the criteria described in the 'Typical Education / Experience' section of this requisition?

Typical Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree.

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