The Project Lead will act as an individual contributor who will complete process improvement activities, across functions that will have significant impacts on process improvement and cost control. The position is responsible for leading cross-functional project teams in the identification, design, and implementation of supply chain process improvements, implementations, and redesigns. Through an understanding of both supply chain processes and information systems, this position participates in the development of supply chain strategies and initiates improvement of supply chain operations and systems. Works on problems of moderate to large scope where projects require a review of a variety of factors, and coordination of activities. They exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. They will work closely with other functional business operations. This position may require travel to global Rockwell Automation locations.
Scope: The scope of the position has a global impact and will drive improvements in total cost of operations and process optimization.
Essential Functions: Functional:
Lead project teams to identify and implement cost reductions, service improvements, and productivity improvements in the functional areas of finished goods distribution, transportation, inventory management and customer service. Lead business process improvement activities and support daily activities of supply chain functions as required.
Lead and participate in efforts to improve the supply chain activities in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific as required. Proactively participate in developing strategies that will result in improved business processes and supporting systems.
Develop a thorough knowledge of current supply chain information systems, and the capabilities of other supply chain software offerings (WMS, DMS, FTZ, TMS systems). Participate in the recommendation, acquisition, and integration of new tools and technology to support continuous improvement.
Utilize existing systems to monitor and measure the effectiveness of supply chain activities. Develop and implement supply chain strategies, procedures, and information systems in support of global supply chain initiatives.
Prepare resource cost estimates and/or manpower estimates. Review the estimates of consultants and/or third parties. Participate in preparing project budgets and managing project expenses. Participate in establishing project milestones and developing criteria used to validate that the milestones are successfully achieved.
Lead efforts of IT, third parties, consultants, manufacturing, accounting, order services, industrialization, etc. to improve supply chain processes and implement cross-functional improvements. Assure effective communication among project team and with all users/stakeholders possibly impacted by the project.
EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet #LI-KO1
Internal Number: 2523920
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