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8 Jun 2022

Full-Time Material Planning Logistics Manager

Sparklight – Posted by SparklightCareers Anywhere

Job Description

Job Description
At Cable One and our family of brands, we keep our customers and associates connected to what matters most. For our associates, that means: a thriving and rewarding career, respect for the communities where they live and work, a focus on health and wellness, an excellent work/life balance, and an open and inclusive workplace.

The Material Planning & Logistics Manager is a liaison between project team execution and procurement responsible for developing, implementing, and managing policies and procedures to ensure effective execution of material planning and project material logistics. This position is responsible for the coordination and planning of materials procurement and associated shipping/transport and awareness of material lead times and impacts to ongoing project activities. The Material Planning & Logistics Manager is expected to have a thorough understanding of the project work and associated materials requirements. This position is expected to review and implement workflow and processes improvements in support of continuous improvement and successful material planning and coordination activities.

We are open to hiring remote if we find the right talent in any of these states (AL, AK, AR, AZ, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, OR, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT).

What you will do to contribute to the company’s success

Develop, implement, and manage policies and procedures necessary to ensure effective execution of material planning & project material logistics.
Collect and manage material lead time reports to drive proper forecasting intervals
Work with the leaders in technology to prepare and distribute a material forecast to procurement
Work with project managers to facilitate project materials needs and timelines.
Collaborate with procurement, project teams, industrial engineers, and others to enhance material and supply chain processes and workflow.
Coordinate project material availability and consumption reporting
Anticipate and review resource constraints and demands associated with project materials.
Serve as the point of escalations for all project material prioritization and issues
Work with teams to document approved project material lists

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in Engineering, Technology or related field, and three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent preferred.
Experience in telecommunications supply chain and material logistics preferred.
Previous experience in supply chain logistics; Fiber or HFC Outside Plant, Telecommunications technologies such as PON, DOCSIS, or service provider networking; Telecommunications Outside Plant Construction; Site Tracker and/or other project and material management software platforms preferred.
PMP Certification preferred.
Familiarity with telecommunications equipment, design, and construction techniques
Understanding of material logistics and supply chain preferred
Technical awareness of projects and materials required preferred
Core Competencies

Committed: Values each and every customer, while working hard to keep their business and support our communities.
Helpful: Delivers support in the ways that are most useful to our customers and addresses their needs with expertise, respect, and empathy.
Proactive: Understand what our customers need, and actively works to make their relationship with use seamless, easy, and rewarding.
Personal: Knows our customers well, and tailors our communications and interactions to address their needs and expectations.

Cable One and our family of brands appreciates the role our associates play to help the company grow, and in return an excellent benefits package is offered to our associates to recognize the importance of their contributions, such as:

Medical, dental, and vision plans – start when you start!
Life insurance (self, spouse, children)
Paid time off (vacation, holiday, and personal/sick days)
401(k) – 100% company match (match program starts after 1 year of service, up to 5% of eligible compensation)
Group Legal plan with Identity Theft Protection
Additional Perks

Tuition reimbursement (up to $5,250 on 1st year)
Up to seventy-five dollars a month towards cable and internet services (Phoenix associates)
Free Cable One services for associates who live in a serviceable area
Annual community support to various organizations across the U.S.
Associate recognition & awards programs
Advancement opportunities
Collaborative work environment
We’re an Award-Winning Organization!

2022 Forbes’ “America’s Best Midsized Employers”
Our Commitment

Diversity lies in the communities we serve and among the associates who dedicate themselves to ensure our continued success. Here at Cable One and our family of brands, we believe it is our individual and unique talents, backgrounds and perspectives that, when combined, truly make us an unstoppable force. “Stronger Together” is not just a verbal cue, it is the motto that our associates live by, exemplify, and embody each and every day.

Cable One and our family of brands is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Pre-hire Processes

Cable One and our family of brands is committed to keeping our associates and customers safe. Job offers are contingent upon the results of background, drug screening, and reference check. Only after successfully passing these pre-hire clearances are individuals approved for hire and ready to start their successful and rewarding career.

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 10 days.

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