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
Lead and manage 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 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
Exceptional project management, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and manage deadlines accordingly.
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 and time management skills.
Detail oriented and experienced in follow through and completion of projects.
Acute attention to detail and data driven with high level of organization and accuracy
Effectively communicate with other departments and all levels of management
Proactive communication with internal & external customers as issues occur
Adapt quickly to changing projects, policies and procedures
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Required Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or materials management
7 to 10 years in contract manufacturing or personal care manufacturing management required, including supervisory experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
MBA in Supply Chain preferred.