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ABBAlamo, TN
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Company Description

ABB is a supreme technology company worldwide that quickens the transformation of society and industry to get a more productive and sustainable future. ABB is a Swish- Swedish multinational company. The headquarters of ABB are located in Zurich, Switzerland and Vasteras, Sweden. ABB operates specifically in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment and automation technology areas. ABB has been a Fortune 500 company worldwide and is ranked 341st in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2018. ABB was founded in 1883 by Ludvig Fredholm. ABB was formed when ASEA and BBC Brown Boveri merged together on August 10, 1987. ABB started expanding in Central and Eastern Europe in the early 1990s. Bjorn Rosengren is the CEO of ABB. ABB enables its customers to generate, transmit and distribute electricity efficiently to increase productivity in commercial and utility operations all around the world. Today, ABB research centres are expanding all over the world and developing ways to power society without consuming the earth.

Job Description

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

ABB is seeking a Materials Manager for its Alamo, TN location. This role is responsible for managing a variety of complex supply management and transportation activities and independently perform a variety of complex assignments to ensure timely and efficient operations. Ensure compliance with the Company's quality standards and business requirements, and promote customer satisfaction. Monitor progress and initiate corrective actions to meet objectives. Materials Management includes forecasting and determining requirements, establishing priorities, scheduling and initiating measures to ensure proper control of parts, materials and tooling.

Your responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule and assign work considering customer requirements, priorities, and available resources. Develop procedures for the section and independently perform various special projects in direct support of senior management.
  • Manage the evaluation of supplier, vendor and transportation groups and direct the identification and utilization of those that best meet Company requirements. Ensure that terms and conditions of contracts are favorable to the Company.
  • Manage the preparation of plans, oversee project schedules and related activities, and initiate actions as necessary meet commitments.
  • Coordinate team activities and provide technical assistance to less experienced staff.
  • Direct the review of specifications, terms, conditions, and other contractual issues, and oversee progress to ensure meeting schedules.
  • Anticipate and assess potential impact of problems and initiate preventive measures.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Represent organization at meetings and exert considerable influence on such matters as resolving difficult problems and developing strategic plans. Recommend and implement changes to achieve operating efficiencies and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Provide guidance and training to staff, manage and document employee performance and develop associated recommendations.
  • Your background

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field and 8+ years of experience; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field and 12+ years of experience
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Understanding of demand side operations planning preferred
  • Experience with leading and deploying the SIOP process preferred
  • Proven managerial experience leading teams
  • Solid understanding of supply chain and inventory management systems
  • Advanced knowledge of forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Analytical mind with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Working knowledge of SAP MM
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Estimated annual salary
    $49,520
    average
    Minimum
    $30,625
    Maximum
    $59,143

    TASKS

    • Represent companies in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers.
    • Develop cost reduction strategies and savings plans.
    • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
    • Prepare bid awards requiring board approval.

    SKILLS

    • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

    KNOWLEDGE

    • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
    • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

    ABB

    Type

    Company - Public

    Size

    Large

    Revenue

    Over $10B

    Location

    Alamo, TN, and others

    Founded

    1988

    CEO

    Ulrich Spiesshofer

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