Director of Supply Chain Management and Materials

Current Career Opportunities

Primary Function:

Directs overall supply chain operations, including production planning and scheduling, purchasing, inventory of finished goods / raw materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished goods, to meet the defined cost, profits, customer satisfaction, and quality goals and objectives

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and coordinates all activities related to raw material requirements, purchasing, MRO purchasing, shipping, receiving and scheduling functions.
  • Plans for anticipated materials and machine capacity. Reviews production schedules to ensure optimization of manufacturing efficiencies and on-time customer delivery.
  • Recommends raw material pricing, strategic purchases and opportunities to senior leadership.
  • Negotiates with suppliers ensuring cost and profitability objectives are met.
  • Responsible for Supply Chain sourcing, development, and overall optimization.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates past performance data to forecast needs and production scheduling.
  • Develops strategic plans to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.
  • Responsible for meeting internal customer requirements for all material related product and services to Engineering, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, Administration and Quality Assurance.
  • Reviews and negotiates supplier contractual arrangements regarding stocking programs, capacity planning, and pricing. Proactively negotiates to meet cost reduction objectives.
  • Manages supplier evaluation and selection process.
  • Reviews and maintains standard costs and pricing tables for purchased items.
  • Responsible for all bill of materials and inventory items in the ERP system.

Required Skill/Knowledge:

Minimum 3 years of experience in Supply Chain management with 1 year of supervisory experience. Ability to effectively work at all levels within the organization and with cross-functional teams. Strong leadership and negotiation skills, detail oriented and creative problem solving. Analytical with knowledge of importing & exporting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively manage change. ERP knowledge and experience.

Preferred Skills/ Knowledge:


Education Level / Required Certification:

Bachelors degree and or equivalent education and work experience

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