Senior Supply Chain Engineer

Senior Supply Chain Engineer
Austin, TX

Job Description


The Senior Supply Chain Engineer is one of the key leadership positions of Lutron Ketra’s global operations team and has a direct impact on company’s important metrics of quality, delivery and total cost. Also, this position tangibly and positively impacts first principle of the company taking care of customers by delivering superior quality goods and services.



Lead procurement, supplier development and quality:

  • Responsible for quality, delivery and total cost of raw material supply chain. Making sure optimum raw material availability to maintain highest on-time deliveries of finished product to customers
  • Create and use analytical models and statistical analytical tools to achieve high accuracy in forecasting
  • Play a key role in developing new suppliers and distributors globally to gain competitive advantage
  • Work closely with global logistics team to understand compliance requirements for raw materials. Monitor and develop strategies for mitigating duties and tariffs
  • Drive permanent corrective actions throughout supply chain
  • Develop supplier score cards and hold them accountable

Champion MRP setups:

  • Implement and maintain ERP/SAP system settings to execute supply chain strategies. Apply strong understating about functioning of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) to optimize material planning parameters.
  • Maintain data integrity to drive accurate and timely requirements


Planning and scheduling:

  • Responsible for overseeing production planning and scheduling activities for plant
  • Responsible for overseeing customer service champion function. Maintain responsive communication to serve customer needs in timely manner


Drive continuous improvements:

  • Instigate, design and develop supply chain strategies using lean, SixSigma principles for inventory and logistics optimization - to increase responsiveness, to manage and mitigate risks while reducing the total cost
  • Identify and recommend integrated supply chain - Information Technology solutions


Determine Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and create comprehensive dashboards to monitor the progress and effectively communicate with senior leadership


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Industrial, Supply Chain, or related discipline) with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • 6-8 years of experience in supply chain/operations/manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with large scale, transformational projects
  • 2-3 year of experience with ERP/SAP
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25%


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • MBA/MS in engineering, (Industrial, Supply Chain, or related discipline) 
  • Demonstrated ability to take on direct reports and develop team
  • Exposure to stock and flow as well as build to order environments. Advance knowledge of Lean, SixSigma and QRM principles
  • Demonstrated strong sense of urgency and ownership to work across boundaries of internal functions, levels as well as external partners
  • Ability to self-motivate, strong determination, organized and adaptability
  • Critical thinking to find root causes and instigate systemic solutions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • 3 year of experience with ERP- E1 Oracle
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Cognos and Vista


Lutron Ketra offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities. For more information, view our websites at and  EOE/AA.

Apply Now