SBU Material Project Manager

at Trane Technologies in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

SBU Material Project Manager

Clarksville TN Wilma Rudolph, Clarksville, Tennessee, United States

10 additional locations

Rushville IN 1300 N Benjamin, Rushville, Indiana, United StatesDavidson NC 800E Beaty St, Davidson, North Carolina, United StatesUnited StatesSt Paul MN 4833 White Bear, St Paul, Minnesota, United StatesPanama City FL 200 Aberdeen, Panama City, Florida, United StatesLa Crosse WI 2411 East 04, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United StatesFort Smith AR 9900 Aire Cir, Fort Smith, Arkansas, United StatesPueblo CO 101 William White, Pueblo, Colorado, United StatesWaco TX 101 Apron Rd, Waco, Texas, United StatesColumbia SC 141 Killian Pkwy, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Global Integrated Supply Chain

Requisition # 2100806

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® – create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

The CHVAC SBU Materials Project Manager has a variety of important responsibilities necessary for transformational growth and development of Trane Technologies Integrated Supply Chain. This role will provide hands on leadership and influence to drive engagement to create and lead supply chain improvements through the design and implementation of BOS driven standard work processes and technology within the Strategic Business Unit (SBU), resulting in improvements in customer service, profitability, and working capital. Key performance indicators for success will be both project level and organization level criteria such as inventory turns, on time shipping and customer delivery with a specific emphasis on Plan for Every Part, Transactional Control, Material Routes/Delivery and Inventory Accuracy. This position has the option for remote work.


+ Because of the nature of this role, the job will require a flexible individual with a willingness to learn various facets of supply chain theory and flex from project to project while seamlessly working with supply chain owners to establish standard processes.

+ Creating a structured strategy to drive improvements in the areas of material flow and control with a specific emphasis on: Plan for Every Plan for Every Part (PFEP), Warehouse Slotting, Transactional Control, Material Routes/Delivery and Inventory Accuracy

+ Champion, lead and participate in key transformational activities within the SBU including VSM, Kaizens, and Rapid Improvement Events.

+ Collaborate with necessary functional teams to identify and implement new systems/applications that improve supply chain capability, sustainability, and reliability

+ Develop technology and systems roadmap to continue transformational process changes that deliver best in class Inventory control, material movement, warehouse management, and inventory accuracy

To drive the creation of, and enhancements to, the Trane Technologies BOS in the areas of material flow and control including:

+ Using mission control processes and Business Operating System (BOS) standard work assessments to identify areas of

+ opportunity to facilitate transformational improvements in the SBU

+ Working with multiple sites to create or modify standard work as identified through mission control

+ Working across functions to identify opportunities to connect initiatives related to material flow, control (i.e. returnable packaging, logistics milk runs, supplier lot sizes, etc.)

+ Providing coaching to sites as subject matter expert related to material flow, control, activities, and cycle counting

+ Supporting SBU site standard work assessments as needed to develop strategic roadmap for continuous improvement

+ Creating and monitoring learning content related to material flow and control

+ Delivering best in class inventory control resulting in PIE certifications for sub-inventories


+ Bachelors Degree preferred (Equivalent education / training / or experience will be considered in lieu of a formal degree)

+ Ability to travel 50-70%

+ Experience coaching basic problem solving techniques required

+ Experience leading medium to large scale projects required; preferred WMS, RFID, ERP transitions, etc

+ Experience with cycle counting required; experience with the administration of a cycle count program highly preferred

+ Experience in material control, materials planning, master scheduling, or forecasting/demand planning required; experience with lean material control processes, especially PFEP, Material Routes and line-side-presentation highly preferred

+ Experience working in a world-class Lean Manufacturing environment highly preferred

+ Experience working across multiple manufacturing environments (MTO, MTS, ETO, ATO) required

+ Experience with enterprise ERP/MRP system required, Oracle preferred

+ CPIM certified or willing to gain certification within 1 year of start date

Benefits*: Trane-Technologies-Benefits-Offered.pdf

Base Pay Range (for Colorado Residents): $70,000-$130,000

Disclaimer: This “range” could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed, education, experience, travel requirements for the job, or because of a system the employer uses to measure earnings by quantity or quality of production (so, for example, positions that may not have traditional salary ranges).

*Benefits vary by region, business alignment, union involvement and employee status.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

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Job Posting: JC182168167

Posted On: Apr 25, 2021

Updated On: Aug 15, 2021