Supplier Delivery Improvement Manager – Capacity Planning Job @ Paccar

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Job Description:

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Actively engage with suppliers to identify and resolve issues preventing 100% on-time delivery to PACCAR manufacturing plants. This will include:
    • Investigate the root cause of the supplier delivery issues related to tooling, Takt times, cycle times, shift patterns, Processes, labor and supply chain issues.
    • Perform Six Sigma analysis and resolve issues by leading HIKE (High Impact Kaizen Event) to evaluate bottleneck processes, perform Value-Stream Mapping and Process Flow Diagrams
    • Identifying constraints related to processes, tooling, supply chain, commercial issues related to sub-components and labor market constraints
  • Focus on low performing suppliers and drive actions to resolve the root cause of low performance. This will include:
  • Evaluate the operations at low performing suppliers with concentration on process bottlenecks that result in delivery issues from low performing suppliers
  • Use systematic evaluation on the performance of the supplier and design a methodology to improve processes based on Value Stream Mapping and Process Flow Diagrams
  • Perform on-site validation along with project management for longer time tooling and capacity issues that impact performance and delivery issues
  • Develop and implement actions and strategies with suppliers, procurement, supply chain, engineering and quality to address supplier capacity, manufacturing and supply chain constraints. This will include:
    • Develop action plans and strategies after evaluating the process deficiencies based on results from Six Sigma analysis and resolve issues by leading HIKE
    • Evaluate bottleneck processes, perform Value-Stream Mapping and Process Flow Diagrams to resolve capacity and tooling concerns for different product lines
    • Identify issues related to Supply chain shortages, Engineering Design issues, quality concerns and optimization of processes to resolve bottlenecks and other issues impacting delivery of parts
  • Support PACCAR manufacturing plants and service organization on major supplier issues. On site supplier problem solving support and ensure timely implementation of permanent corrective actions and resolution. This will include:
    • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes to optimize suppliers with delivery issues.
    • Provides cross-functional support to Product Development, Marketing and Advanced Manufacturing to facilitate transfer of designs to manufacturing.
    • Supports Production by troubleshooting technical issues related to process and components at different supplier locations.

 

  • Move between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail. This will include:
    • Evaluate, investigate, optimize and manage suppliers by evaluating the value stream mapping and process flow diagrams to increase capacity for different production lines.
    • Determine and balance operations with production schedules, develop standard operations, conducts studies to optimize processes and manage details
    • Determines manufacturing processes for assembly of new product development and provides cross-functional support to Product Development.
  • Maintain consistent and clear communication with executive leadership and key stakeholders on status and resolution of critical supplier issues. This will include:
    • Identify issues and demonstrate professional, consistent and clear communication regarding issue resolution with supplier and PACCAR Executive team.
    • Establish clear goals for issue resolution and provide that as documented solution and corrective actions.
    • Communicate HIKE results, corrective actions, capacity enhancement and issue resolution at all levels of supplier and executive team.
  • Lead assessment of supplier capacity and identifies solutions to improve processes / equipment to improve output. This will include:
    • Provides direction of time and work sequence studies and reviews and recommends adjustments to manufacturing operations.
    • Determine and balance operations with production schedules, develop standard operations, conducts studies to optimize processes and manage details
    • Supports Production by troubleshooting technical issues related to process and components. Provide assessment for supplier capacity based on increased build rate and market share.

Qualifications

  • Experience in Materials/Logistics, Plant Capacity Increase, Plant Operations, and Manufacturing Processes.
  • Experience dealing with supply chain issues
  • Lean + Six Sigma Experience
  • TRAVEL 50% – 70% – candidate would ideally be located near supply base
  • Strong influencing, collaboration and relationship-building skills both internally and externally with suppliers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing, services and supply chain operations
  • Manage multiple priorities/projects simultaneously in order to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to set priorities, multitask and meet deadlines

Competencies

  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Manage Talent
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8+ years of Process, Engineering or Manufacturing experience, and Industrial Engineering.
  • 1 year Lead experience

OR

  • 10+ years of Supply Chain, Engineering or Manufacturing experience
  • 1 year Lead experience

Benefits:
Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Onsite

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