Supply Chain Management Liaison

Trelleborg - Houston, TX

Posted 738 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Sales, Supply Chain, Manufacturing
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
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Job description

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a leading global supplier of sealing solutions, is seeking a Supply Chain Management Liaison with a strong background in both sales and inventory analysis.  This position is located in Houston, TX.


The Supply Chain Management (SCM) Liaison will improve communication, up and down, throughout the supply chain, enhancing customer satisfaction, improving internal processes to make the organization more efficient and help position company’s SCM capabilities as a way of developing profitable new business.


The SCM Liaison is the link between Marketing and Supply Chain, and will serve as the “go-to” person in the Marketing Company on supply chain related issues.  The SCM Liaison will be knowledgeable about the organization’s processes and rules; and acts to facilitate communications between the various business units.  The SCM Liaison will be the marketing expert to take the lead in both development and selling of supply programs.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learns essential organizational processes to become “local Supply Chain expert.”
  • Keeps abreast of trends in Supply Chain, especially those related to planning, scheduling, and forecasting.
  • Takes lead role to coordinate supply related projects between business units.
  • Leads Sales Team to sell, design and implement new customer projects and business programs.
  • Ensures customer requirements are reviewed, understood and communicated across all business units (delivery goals, certifications, testing, special handling, packaging, etc.).
  • Learns about new/revised supply related processes and trains colleagues.
  • Tracks and improves KPI’s, OTD, Margin, Inventory levels, complaints, etc.
  • Supports Supply Chain in source replacement activities.
  • Evaluates key programs to ensure supply and demand compliance.
  • Tracks and monitors delivery problems and coordinates with SCM on resolving these problems and establishing corrective actions.
  • Establishes standards and flow-down to purchasing, Quality Department, packaging and labeling.
  • Acts as the central contact for Supply Chain to communicate new/revised business process and other relevant information.
  • Trains new Marketing employees on the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Supply model.
  • Understands the range of variables that make up the product forecast.
  • Analyzes forecast information to make quality stocking decisions.
  • Understands the importance and financial impact on the corporation of successfully implementing the marketing plan.
  • Maintains the back-order report with information on current and future back-orders and provide timely updates to SCM and Inside Sales.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4 year college degree in business, logistics or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ sales, supply chain and/or related experience.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Good general knowledge about business processes up and down the supply chain, with International Supply Chain Experience a plus.
  • Value add sales experience, including selling vendor managed inventory (VMI) programs
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills, including sales and presentation skills 
  • Strong Team Player and Contributor.  Able to work well with colleagues and produce results within a fast-paced and high pressure atmosphere.
  • Combine strong attention to detail with an orientation towards results/execution
  • Computer literate (Lotus Notes, MS Excel including V Lookup, pivot tables and macros manipulation, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, ERP/MRP a plus)

About this company



Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement, and 401(k) with Company Match.

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