Robert Half International Supply Chain Manager in Spokane Valley, Washington

PROGRAM MANAGER Manages the RFQ, NPI and CPPT process for all assigned programs. Administers contracts, manages cross-functional launch teams and maintains action item lists and NPI checklists. Assesses critical areas of concern and recommends steps to resolve problems. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) ? Manages multiple quotes and the Request for Quote (RFQ) process with a fundamental understanding of the customer?s business needs and our sales process. Utilizes a conceptual understanding of incremental margin, fixed/variable cost, absorption, and departmental rate determination. ? Manages, communicates and makes recommendations to improve the New Product Introduction (NPI) and Customer Produced Product Transfer (CPPT) process on assigned programs. Assesses risk, develops solutions, implements change and communicates responsibilities across organization. ? Understands roles of functional departments, targets potential areas of concern and communicates issues to upper management. ? Administers assigned contracts, communicates customer concerns, and recommends solutions. ? Assesses and adapts the company?s business model to align with the customer?s business model. ? Forms and manages cross-functional launch teams and drives regular team meetings to review progress. Generates and tracks cross-functional action item list and NPI checklist item archive. ? Maintains cash flow, program timeline, resource and milestone charts. ? Generates, maintains and publishes weekly reports on cost, quality and delivery. ? Communicates complex business and technical matters to all levels of the organization in report and action form. SUPERVISION GIVEN/RECEIVED Is supervised by the Director of Program Management and has no direct supervisory responsibilities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ? Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business ? Knowledge of cost accounting and proficiency in managing to timelines ? At least five years of experience in cross-functional project management (in two or more organizations); or equivalent combination of education and experience. ? Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical publications and reports. ? Ability to clearly communicate and document communications both verbally and in written form. ? Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from small groups of managers, engineers, clients and customers. ? Applied engineering mathematics, statistics, and business and economic analysis. ? Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. ? Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. ? Ability to operate a computer and be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project for managing reports. ? Must possess a fundamental understanding of the business practice from the sales process through production. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ? Knowledge of materials procurement

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Req ID: 03650-0010722725

Functional Role: Operations Manager/Director/VP

Country: USA

State: WA

City: Spokane Valley

Postal Code: 99214

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Contract Negotiation, Contracts, Government Contracts, Document Production, Product Management, Product Development, Product Pricing