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Project Specialist II in Fort Worth, Texas at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally


  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint


  • Fort Worth, TX


  • Responsible for managing S&OP process, long term capacity planning, and communicating customer demand.
  • Develop and deploy inventory strategies that align with OCS best practices and maximizes value
  • Manages and optimizes tier 1 contract manufacturers capacities based upon demand.
  • Participate and support NAFTAs Partnership Meeting (S&OP).
  • Ensures effective communication with global counterparts to realize global flexibility.
  • Coordinate activities with plant and global resources to maximize speed and flexibility.
  • Support Demand Management meetings as required for products.
  • Support development and execution of Supply Chain agility plans.
  • Represent manufacturing in forecast consensus meeting to balance statistical forecast with commercial inputs.
  • Work with forecasting team to provide best possible MPS/MRP plans to plant through SAP ERP.
  • Assure effective implementation of planning strategies to optimize inventory and customer service metrics.
  • Evaluate inventory stocking plans relative to actual inventory/service levels and work with tactical planner/buyers to adjust inventory stocking plans as needed.
  • Support monthly RRSABC item reviews ensuring optimal MPS settings and inventory targets aligned to the project framework.
  • Execute value stream map for key product lines from supplier to customer and drive resulting actions.
  • Participates and support cost saving initiatives.
  • Participates in product team meetings as required.
  • Advise product team on critical considerations related to product life-cycle.
  • Assist in the development of supply chain strategy and roadmap


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required - Supply Chain major preferred

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 5+ years of Supply Chain (Plan, Make, Source, Deliver, and Enable) Experience
  • 2+ years of Contract Manufacturing/OEM Experience

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MPS/MRP planning in a modern ERP system
  • Strong communication in a multi-national; multi-cultural environment
  • Effective presentation skills; translating complex data into easy to understand actionable information
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of inventory management
  • Ability to motivate a team daily and to achieve long term goals
  • Ability to direct, manage, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic business and manufacturing environment
  • Capable of prioritizing and executing multiple tasks
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex process problems
  • Ability to change priorities and tasks when necessary
  • Ability to drive strategic vision for the Contract Manufacturing and APAC planning team
  • Demonstrated ability to use LEAN techniques
  • Strong SAP knowledge