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Manager, Customer Program - Manfacturing/Production/Chemicals - Peoria Job

Manager, Customer Program - Manfacturing/Production/Chemicals - Peoria Job

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Help Wanted: Manager, Customer Program - Manfacturing / Production / Chemicals

The Manager, Customer Program I is accountable for ensuring the strategic objectives of the Program are developed, implemented and consistently executed to provide error-free, on-time delivery of high quality products and optimum program profitability, while actively cultivating and sustaining valuable customer and supplier relationships.


Continuously promote and maintain positive working relationships with customers and suppliers to achieve the best exposure in the market, ensuring all opportunities to provide value-added services to customers are actively pursued and negotiated

Direct Program operations, including inventory/stocking strategy for JIT FSL(s) to maintain optimal levels to support the Contract(s)

Manage and maintain Program budgetary compliance and recommend annual budget changes, as needed

Plan, direct and prioritize JIT FSL facility workflow and Project & Life Cycle strategies to manage a consistent and timely flow of inventory, in direct response to customer specifics and ship date requirements

Manage the department staff to ensure a high-level of service to customers; ensuring the staff works well as a team; direct employees toward goals and objectives

Lead by example and provide strong managerial support and guidance to facility teams, offering effective administrative guidelines, clear work instructions, policies and procedures

Coordinate and ensure all team members are provided with current program information, technical access, and the equipment and tools necessary to perform the job accurately and efficiently

Implement, oversee and document the training of all AS9100 requirements and Quality Work Instructions for existing, as well as, new process improvements and customer-specific requirements

Actively promote and engage facility staff in critical thinking regarding continuous JIT Program process improvements by gathering teams together to discuss program strengths, deficiencies and opportunities for enhancements

Respond, investigate and immediately resolve communication failures or process deficiency claims against the FSL and re-train or take actions necessary to ensure the occurrence is not repeated

Ensure document controls, processing and recordkeeping are in compliance with local, State and Federal regulations, as well as Wesco recordkeeping policies, including, but not limited to training records, transaction reports and customer communications

Uphold Customer on-site policies and compliance procedures

Conduct Supervisor performance evaluations (if applicable) or monitor employee performance evaluations and identify relevant coaching needs; approves all employee wage changes and promotions, in accordance with budgetary restrictions and compensation policies

Create, compile and analyze workflow, time and labor reports to recommend organizational changes and effective process improvements, where needed, and to meet current and projected commitments

Manage, coordinate or designate onsite FSL facilities, equipment and real estate maintenance, as applicable, maintaining cleanliness, personnel and/or product security, and organization throughout the facility

Engage directly with customers' auditors, as needed, to ensure accurate compliance and execution of the customers' specifications and requirements

•Understand Machining, Chemicals, Lubrication, Filtration
•Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service/and real-time problem solving strategies
•Supervisory experience is required, with proven ability to motivate others to strive to meet or exceed objectives
•Strong process management and process improvement skills and/or experience with JIT Contract programs
•Strong ability to analyze and interpret statistical workflow and time & labor data to produce profitable results
•Excellent interpersonal “savvy”, with the ability to communicate well with high-level personnel (internal or external)
•Strong instructional, training, coaching and mentoring skills
•Strong verbal, written and formal presentation skills
•Ability to travel frequently, as required

This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Wesco Aircraft
Peoria, IL
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Date Posted: 2017-09-08
Job ID #: 11484
Valid Through: 2018-01-06

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