Phillips & Temro Industries 4 reviews - Eden Prairie, MN

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Under the direction of the Director of Supply Chain, with a close working relationship to the Production Manager, schedule and procure a reliable flow of materials and resources to support the production plan. Contribute to the improvement of SAP capabilities in the Purchasing modules to optimize supply chain management and optimize planning.

  • Procure production (and related) materials while emphasizing best combination of cost, quality and delivery.
  • Procure non-production goods and related tooling and equipment
  • Develop and maintain a production plan and master schedule for assigned product families, balancing customer demands and production capabilities.
  • In association with Customer Service, communicate the plans (and changes as they occur) to suppliers and production personnel (if required).
  • Utilize all inputs possible to the planning and procurement process – SAP outputs, intrinsic sales data, field reports from QA and Purchasing, observed supplier performance, production-related data, etc.
  • Actively support Lean activities as they apply to scheduling work and materials – look for ways to eliminate waste wherever it occurs in the supply/production chain.
  • Optimize inventory to achieve FY targets and improve customer on-time delivery performance.
  • Coordinate and schedule other PTI locations.
  • Aggressively drive cost reductions and Supply Chain initiatives.
  • Negotiate with suppliers the price, quality, delivery, discounts, returns, Kanban/Faxban agreements, etc. in an approved and ethical manner and in compliance with company policy and government regulations.
  • Ensure that purchasing activities fully support lean/visual manufacturing concept.
  • Maintain efficient communication with inter-departmental personnel.
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Track and evaluate “premium freight”
  • Assist in sourcing/qualifying vendors
  • Support MRB decisions
  • Computer skills with a high degree of proficiency
    • SAP - Business Enterprise System
    • MS Word
    • MS Excel
    • MS Access
    • Lotus Notes
    • Power Point
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are esential.

Four Year Degree

5 - 7 years supply chain management and planning optimization in a high volume manufacturing environment

Advanced experience with SAP is critical


Completion of APICS or PMAC certification.

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Computer Systems

About this company
4 reviews
The history of Phillips & Temro dates back to 1920, when James B. Carter opened his manufacturing business in Winnipeg, Canada. Over the...