Supply Chain Coordinator Vacancies in Alfa Laval Greenwood, IN

Full Time

Website Alfa Laval

This Job Listing is about Alfa Laval in Greenwood, IN 2022

About the job

At Alfa Laval, we always go that extra mile to overcome the toughest challenges. Our driving force is to accelerate success for our customers, people and planet. You can only achieve that by having dedicated people with a curious mind. Curiosity is the spark behind great ideas. And great ideas drive progress.

Who You Are

You are a self-motivated team player with the ability to easily network in an international and cross-cultural environment, working in line with Alfa Laval drivers; Action, Interaction, and Satisfaction. You are driven and see solutions rather than problems, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks. You build trust, by clear communication with no prestige.

If the above sounds like you, this position might be just what you’re looking for!

About The Job

The purpose of this job is to exceed customers’ expectations by focusing efforts to provide a high level of service e.g. lead time improvements, special order handling along with financial savings through supplier negotiation and transportation. In addition, the supply chain coordinator will proactively work with securing quality, customer and supplier performance, problem solving, and driving improvements which enable the standard order flow. As a part of the team, you will be responsible for the following areas:

Supplier Purchase Order management

  • Secure quality by providing the specifications and requirements of the items
  • Obtain the best possible lead times from the supplier prior to acknowledgement
  • Negotiate purchase price variance savings based on quantity breaks and approved changes in supply chain (PPV)
  • Ensure the most economical transportation option is used to meet the customer’s demand (Ocean vs Air Freight or Ground vs Air Express)
  • Updating the ERP system with any changes to the item parameters required to ensure correct communication and visibility with our internal and external customers. (Lead times, pricing, supplier calendar, routes, etc.)
  • Prioritize according to the action messages in Movex to optimize material planning
  • Work to reduce inventory reserves and obsolescence

Special order handling, administration and follow up

  • Lead time improvements (Expedites, Emergency Breakdowns, Alt Supply chains)
  • Special order handling (VIP Customers, additional order documentation, high value orders, certificate orders, etc)
  • Proactive handling of deviations in the supply chain including communication to the customers and suppliers

Responsible to monitor and improve day to day Customer and Supplier performance

  • Customer – Delivery Accuracy (DOTp, DOTi (Time and Quality), and DOTc) and Lead Time (OFLTd)
  • Supplier – Supplier Deviations (PPS390), Delivery Accuracy (sDOT), Stock Availability (SA)

Support / drive continuous improvements activities identified and prioritized in the cell

What You Know

Associates Degree Preferred or 3-4+ years of relevant service experience in a distribution / operations environment

Additional Requirements: Flexibility to travel up to 10%

Skills: Proficient typing ability, Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both written and verbally in English and local language with both internal parties and external suppliers and customers, organized, detail oriented, problem solving, analytical

Attitude: Team player, Sense of urgency, Service Minded, Willingness to learn, change, and adapt, relationship building

Motivation: Is driven to handle customer / supplier requests in a speedy manner

Key Relationships

End Customers

Sales Companies

Forwarders/Logistic Control Tower

Business Units



A Successful Candidate Will

Internal Support Functions (Quotations, Order Handling, Warehouse, Quality, etc.)

Collaborate to meet customer expectations with lead time improvements / special order handling

Secure supplier quality and purchase price savings (PPV) day to day

Promptly respond to requests per SLA agreements

Escalate challenges to management for resolution

Build and sustain customer / supplier relationships

Handle deviation reporting according to ALPS (Alfa Laval Production Systems)

Drive Process Improvements

What’s in it for you?

We offer a challenging position in an open and friendly environment where we help each other to develop and create value. Your work will have a true impact on Alfa Laval’s future success. Our benefits-eligible associates enjoy healthcare, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, generous 401(k), paid holidays, paid time off benefits, and more.

EEO/Vet/Disabled Employer

Company: Alfa Laval

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Greenwood, IN

Application Deadline: N/A

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