Transition Networks
  • 12-Jun-2017 to 11-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Transition Networks, Inc
  • Minnetonka, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k


The Supply Chain Support Coordinator will assist with many aspects of the Materials and scheduling functions and will have hands on coordination within all aspects of the supply chain. They will be relied upon for product availability inquiries, schedule changes, expediting and processing purchase confirmations through the business system.  This position is highly involved in the purchasing, scheduling and department reporting support.  They will have a working knowledge of materials planning, purchasing, scheduling and communications.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

  • Schedule and confirm sales orders to meet customer requirements in coordination with material availability and production capacity.
  • Maintain purchase order confirmations through communication with other Buyers and the supplier base.  This may result in researching options for rescheduling product based on demands.
  • Work cooperatively with production planning to reschedule planned workflow to best meet customer demand and balance available capacity.
  • Conduct all required MRO (non-inventory) buying to support departmental requests.
  • Maintain the Product Availability /Lead Time Request Queue within the business system and communicate best available with cause or contributor details.
  • Communicate all impacted production schedule changes to Production Scheduling Personnel.
  • Assist in the implementation of engineering changes in accordance with assigned procedures.
  • Backup to several material positions including Planner, Buyer and Inventory Specialist in duties involving inventory cycle counts and engineering change administration.
  • Works with the Master Scheduler to prepare reports, analyze manufacturing progress, efficiencies, and capabilities.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly performance report package for the materials department and supplier performance scoring with the use of our business system, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other business tools as needed.
  • Maintain corporate analysis, activities and reporting of conflict mineral controls as required by the SEC.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Nature & Scope:

Interacts with all Materials positions, sales, shipping and production


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Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal relations and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Understanding of automated materials planning through the use of ERP.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers, specifically Microsoft Excel


Talent Solutions Factor:

  • Know Our Business: Gets our industry; knows where we are going and why; analyzes each situation; makes sound decisions; understands how we define success
  • Achieve & Innovate: Drives to attain exceptional results; gets energized by challenges; gets things done in a dynamic environment; exceeds customer expectations; aggressively pursues new ideas
  • Leadership Learning & Development: Develops self; invests in others; acknowledges accomplishments; values feedback
  • Collaborate: Respects and values differences; is a team player; communicates effectively; actively supports; maximizes team impact


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate (2 year) degree,  in business, purchasing, materials management or related field or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years in progressive role supporting Production Control/Scheduling, Purchasing  and Inventory management within an electro-mechanical OEM.
  • Working knowledge of product structure and bills of materials for a multilayer indented BOM.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field.
  • Greater than five years related progressive experience in the areas of responsibility.
  • Coursework or certification in professional organization such as APICS: CPIM or CSCP
  • Experience working with electronics contract manufacturers, both domestic and international.
  • Experience working with several business systems and understands the common theories of operations planning.
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