The supply chain manager will be responsible for efficient and effective day to day management of the supply chain side of the business. The candidate will take the managerial lead and provide support for tactical and functional execution of business strategies.
Plan, develop, organize, direct, manage, and evaluate the personnel, operations, and budget of an organization's supply chain.
Leading and managing production planning, customer service, purchasing, inventory control, forecasting, warehousing, and other areas are required.
Develop analytics, systems, and data management capabilities, including metrics and reports.
Direct the hiring, training, supervision, mentoring, and performance evaluations of supply chain staff.
Direct, coordinate, assign, monitor, and review the work of individuals engaged in supply chain related duties.
Understand customers' needs, service those needs, and maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to supply chain activities.
Manage vendor relationships.
Collaborate with staff, other departments, senior management, and decision makers to share information, problem solve, and to clarify management objectives.
Manage/coordinate the sales and operations planning process including supply/demand forecasting, inventory management, and on time delivery.
Develop annual plans with prioritization and resourcing.
Develop and/or participate in the development of the supply chain strategy for the organization.
Monitor and analyze current trends in the marketplace.
Identify and manage risk within the supply chain.
Stay informed of advances in supply chain technology and approaches, and apply them within the organization to improve supply chain processes.
Establish key performance indicators, monitor ongoing performance, and improve performance against set goals.
Develop and implement new systems, best practices, inventory control, demand planning, and other optimizations in order to grow the business.
Develop management and project reports.
7 to 10 years in contract manufacturing or personal are manufacturing management required, including supervisory experience.
A Bachelors degree in business, supply chain or materials management
MBA in supply chain management is preferred
Excellent Microsoft Office skills and advance Excel skills are necessary
Ability to translate strategic vision to actionable performance
Results oriented, resourceful and self-motivated, independent, with the ability to manage multiple deliverables concurrently
Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
Detail oriented and experienced in follow through and completion of projects
Strong time management skills