Xylem Materials Manager in Morton Grove, Illinois

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative and smart technology solutions to the world’s water and energy utility challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its November 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics to its portfolio of solutions for water, gas and electric utilities. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands. The Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a materials Manager for our Morton Grove, IL facility. The Materials Manager within AWS will lead the Morton Grove Supply Chain team that is responsible for the planning and procurement of materials, material and information flow, and the management and control of inventory in achieving the business objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the Master Scheduling function and materials through the production cycle to assure high on-time delivery performance.

  • Works with Operations Manager to resolve labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.

  • Works with Operations Manager to develop models for plant capacity, materials requirement, and labor forecasting in support of Sales and Operations Planning cycle.

  • Monitors Raw Material, WIP and Finished Goods for materials availability, financial tracking and in support of company goals.

  • Develop and execute inventory cycle count process to assure high inventory accuracies.

  • Lead periodic physical inventory process

  • Work directly with suppliers & corporate procurement to assure a best quality, lowest cost reliable supply chain

  • Oversees secondary level material procurement/purchasing activities to assure all corporate control policies are met

  • Provide systems expertise to the site in terms of effective use of our ERP system (Syteline, SAP).

  • Provide ongoing support to areas subject matter experts on the effective use of the ERP system.

  • Lead Lean initiatives utilizing the ERP system to streamline the overall materials management process

  • Additional duties as required

  • Export Compliance

  • Order acknowledgement & shipment notifications

  • Production schedule

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Production Planning

  • Inventory Management

  • Purchasing / Supply Chain

  • ERP System Expert

  • Commercial Order Management

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