JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position is primarily responsible for planning materials and material replenishment. Requires judgment in determining work methods, performing daily tasks, and improving processes using data driven decisions. May have full responsibility in functional process improvement projects. Demonstrates an understanding of complete Supply Chain.
4 year degree preferred or 2 year degree required, or relevant experience in business support capacity
Advanced computer skills with experience in MS Office, ERP and Reporting systems (SAP preferred)
Knowledge and experience in execution and application of lean manufacturing tools including pull systems and PDCA thinking, Value Stream Mapping, PFEP and Kanban systems
Strong communication skills through written, verbal and listening, and presentation techniques
Negotiation and conflict management techniques between two or more parties in a manner that provides a win-win solution for all
Take responsibility of daily works and completes on time in a quality manner.
Strong aptitude and initiative in implementing process improvement and problem solving
Ability to work in a cross functional team and matrix management structure
Ability to adapt effectively to changing business situations and goals
Willingly accepts assignments that will expand capabilities
Actively participates in creation of own development plans
Work with suppliers to discuss performance and provide feedback using metrics and data
About Tennant Company
Tennant Company (Tennant) is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that create a cleaner, safer world. The Company’s floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, specialty surface coatings and related products are used to clean and coat floors in factories, office buildings, parking lots and streets, airports, hospitals, schools, warehouses and shopping centers. The Company sells its products domestically and internationally. On March 28, 2008, the Company acquired Sociedade Alfa Ltda. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary is Applied Sweepers.