Job Description

Are you ready to take your supply chain management skills to the next level? We are seeking a dynamic Supply Chain Project Manager to join our team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in ensuring the smooth qualification of new products and raw materials, ensuring our supply chain is primed to meet the demands of our expanding business. Your expertise in communication, cross-functional collaboration, manufacturing understanding, and data analysis will be instrumental in driving success. If you're looking for a high-impact role where your decisions directly influence business outcomes, this is the opportunity for you.

Job Description


  • Partner with Sales

    • Ensure appropriate internal & external expectations are in place in terms of product readiness and availability of raw material(s) supply.
    • Co-develop initial demand outlook to define initial material orders and long-term supply plans.
    • Serve as single point of contact for supply planning and readiness.
    • Review internal operational resources and ensure capacity constraints, processes, and equipment needs are reviewed with cross-functional teams.
  • Own supply chain readiness for new product launches.

    • Define First Time Make (FTO) and supply timing for various raw materials.
    • Identify supply complexities (capacity, making constraints).
      • Ensure leadership awareness & appropriate planning requirements are in place.
      • Identify and communicate areas of deficiencies for FTM’s, resolving barriers for successful product launch, working with cross-functional teams.
    • Lead decision-making process for stocking plans based on customer priority, expected demand, and supply complexity.
    • Ensure raw materials are set up in MRP system and the demand planning system accurately reflects product needs.
  • Analyze new product formulas to determine:

    • Raw material supply readiness.
    • Production timing & capacity requirements.
  • Lead the procurement readiness work for new materials.

    • Ensure new material set-up occurs in line with business requirements.
      • Pricing, payment terms, MOQ information up-to-date in MRP.
      • Required regulatory & quality documents are received from suppliers.
      • Coordinate across functions to ensure readiness process is completed on-time.
    • Identify potential issues and drive resolution with cross-functional teams.
    • When required, will assist in securing materials for manufacturing of products, and/or sourcing of new materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Potential travel up to 5%-10% on an as-needed basis.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Quality Decisions
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Action Orientated
  • Collaborative
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Situational Adaptability
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Builds Effective Teams


Bachelor’s degree preferred in business administration, accounting, economics, or supply chain. 3+ years’ experience in a planning role in a high SKU FMCG environment, preferably in the food and beverage industry. Strong scheduling and ability to analyze production capacities, cost centers, and P&L. Previous experience, 3+ years, in working with commercial teams on demand planning as well as demonstrated experience in sourcing & supplier management.


Extensive knowledge and familiarity with ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, Sage, MRP). Extremely proficient with Excel with overall proficiency with Windows operating system including Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is often exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Position Type
Cincinnati OH