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Supply Chain Manager

Company: Hillenbrand
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Batesville is looking for a Supply Chain Manager to join our team in Manchester, TN. As a Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for daily communication with Logistics, Operations, Materials, and Purchasing, develop, communicate and manage the process for the daily production schedule for assembly and sub-assembly processes to achieve 100% on time delivery.

What Batesville Offers You:
--- Annual Bonus eligibility
--- Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, short term disability, among others.
--- Generous 401K Matching Program - 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
--- 4 weeks' vacation, 11 paid holidays, 6 paid sick days
--- Competitive pay
--- Opportunities for development and advancement
--- Batesville is a family: This is not just a job. You will be part of a family of highly committed associates who are passionate about our company, committed to our customers and excited about our future.

What you'll do:
--- Monitor and manage daily inventories of raw materials, WIP, and finished goods to ensure availability to meet production needs.
--- Manage and maintain appropriate inventory levels for various materials and participate in physical inventories.
--- Ensure compliance with all plant policies and procedures to achieve plant/department goals for Safety, 5S, Quality, Cost, and Productivity.
--- Develop department budgets and manage to ensure 100% delivery on time at or below budgeted cost.
--- Manage staff for shipping, receiving, and scheduling departments. Establish work schedules and optimize labor costs incurred to support these functions. Provide leadership and guidance associated with efficient and effective internal controls.
--- Develop, communicate and implement key controls, processes and operating procedures, which support the efficient and effective shipping and receiving of materials.
--- Communicate effectively with Corporate Logistics, Operations, Quality Control and Material Control and provide adequate measures of overall departmental performance.
--- Develop and manage all material functions and track and report performance measures such as fill rate, schedule compliance, inventory status, etc. and take corrective actions as needed to ensure attainment of performance goals.
--- Participate in team problem solving activities and process improvement activities (CI Events, Kaizen, ongoing Lean initiatives etc.)
--- Establish and maintain 5S standards in the all reporting department work areas.
--- Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance to the Company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct and applicable laws.
--- Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
--- Other duties may be assigned

--- Less than 10% of the time

Basic Requirements:
--- Minimum 5 years' experience in related materials leadership within a manufacturing environment
--- Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
--- Must have experience with computerized ERP, MRP, MPS, JIT systems; pull systems, PFEP development, and inventory management.

--- The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing at all levels within the organization is required

Great to Haves:
--- A Working knowledge of Lean manufacturing and CI processes
--- AIPICS Certification would be a plus.
--- Strong skills with Microsoft Office suite of products, JDE experience is a plus.

Physical Demands:
To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.

Who we are:

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service and innovation. For more than 100 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love. - With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is a leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions.

At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset, and we strive to attract, hire and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership

    What Sets Us Apart:

    Making a difference: Helping families honor the lives of those they love - isn't just our mission. It's why we do what we do every day to make every Batesville product the best it can be.

    Development is a priority: We promote learning and development from Day 1. From our Experience Batesville onboarding program to self-guided courses on Batesville University, there are opportunities to advance your skills. We encourage associates to create Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to help drive career-focused discussions and advancement.

    Putting customers first: We value the funeral professionals' role in serving families and are committed to doing our part to ensure their success.

    We Have Fun! We work hard, but when it's time to play, we get creative - and competitive. Whether it is a kickball tournament or football toss, our Tree is Me team provides engagement activities to bring people together across the organization.

    We Give Back: We support our communities by assisting in fundraising events and volunteer programs to help those in need.

    *These services are not available at all Batesville locations.

    EEO: At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.

    DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Keywords: Hillenbrand, Murfreesboro , Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Manchester, Tennessee

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