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3M Supply Chain Manager in Cynthiana, Kentucky

Job Description:

Job TitleSupply Chain and Logistics Manager

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“One of the best parts of my job is feeling the impact of 93,000 3Mers collaborating around the world and seeing the difference they’re able to make in people’s lives.” – Julie Bushman, executive vice president of International Operations at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs a Site Supply Chain Manager, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining supply chain and logistics processes; determine the direction and priorities and assign resources with full accountability for results of your functional area; implement standard work and action plans to ensure adequate level of inventory, supply, and quality service to customers.

Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Facilitating the development and implementation of the plant’s supply chain vision and direction

  • Leading the development & maintenance of the site supply chain processes based on best practices and actively partners with adjacent functions and stakeholders for alignment and execution

  • Driving sustainable supply chain performance through capacity management responsiveness, delivery performance, supplier management and inventory management

  • Identifying, defining and implementing improvements to supply chain processes and performance, incorporating lean principles and cycle time reduction strategies

  • Providing training and coaching on various supply chain processes such as inventory management, non-working inventory management, capacity planning, scheduling, procurement optimization, lean material flow, and customer service

  • Conducting resource management; providing direct supervision to professional and support levels which include objective setting, performance management, and motivating, as well as training and coaching. Understanding and enforcing corporate/location policies and procedures; taking appropriate actions to address policy violations

  • Supporting plant operational objectives in driving the Process Based Leadership initiative both in the Supply Chain function and through the leadership of the plant

  • Developing solutions for highly complex and multi-faceted problems, which require ingenuity, creativity, innovation, and strong analytical skills

  • Taking initiative to proactively create cross-functional collaboration and engagement to more effectively implement programs and process in support of meeting the site’s plans and objectives

  • Networking effectively across all business stakeholders and sister plants within those businesses to share key learnings and capitalize on best practices

  • Actively participating on the site leadership team; contributing to the plant’s safety, quality, service, efficiency, cost, sustainability, and people development objectives

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Seven (7) combined years in Supply Chain or Manufacturing in a private, public, government or military environment

  • One (1) year in a leadership and/or supervisory role in a private, public, government or military environment

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Minimum of three (3) years in a leadership and/or supervisory role

  • Experience with Business Transformation / SAP implementation

  • Previous Supply Chain supervisory experience.

  • APICS/CPIM certification (American Production and Inventory Control Society - Certified Production & Inventory Management)

  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to effectively deliver key operational objectives effecting Service, Inventory, Productivity and Logistics Cost

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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