Factory Supply Chain -Project Planning Manager (PPM)

Posted date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Lewisville, TX, US

Company: Ericsson

Factory Supply Chain- Project Planning Manager (PPM)
Location: Lewisville, Texas 


Our exciting opportunity:
We are on a journey towards building the future of wireless connectivity, and we want you on our team! As a part of establishing a new 5G Smart Factory in the U.S., we are now looking for a Project Planning Manager to manage the supply preparation for products in the early stages of the product life cycle. This individual will serve as a sub-project manager and be responsible for decision-making, coordinating, monitoring, and conducting follow-up activities for the product introduction time plan. 

You will:

—     Ensure and control NPI (New Product Introduction) material availability at site
—     Provide material analysis: content, vendor status, cost, changes, risk-buy etc.
—     Conduct risk analysis and action plan updates for critical and unique parts
—     Participate in projects according to planned project structure
—     Make decisions, coordinate, monitor and control activities, cost, time, and schedule within area of responsibility
—     Drive activities for materials with approved manufacturer codes, missing contracts, and oversee design and release status for components
—     Plan and execute activities for the inbound supply area 


To be successful in the role, you must have:

—    Knowledge in global logistics and supply chain management 
—    International experience in Production, Planning, and Purchasing
—    Good knowledge in mathematical and statistical analysis
—    Supply Chain & Supply Process Knowledge
—    Characteristics of a team player and can solve problems (individually and within a team)
—    Excellent relationship-building skills
—    Strong communication, negotiation, and customer service skills 
—    Ability to achieve challenging targets and work under pressure 
—    Systems application knowledge (SAP, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) 


Key qualifications: 

—    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or relevant area 
—    Minimum of 5 years’ experience in logistics and supply chain management


What’s in it for you:
With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.


Ericsson will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Ericsson or (c) consistent with Ericsson’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at hr.direct.dallas@ericsson.com or (866) 374-2272 for further assistance.



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