PURPOSE: The Supply Chain Manager analyzes costs, negotiates contract details, and offers strategies and solutions to help this privately-owned consumer product Company better manage costs on supplies and vendor services within a multi-location manufacturing operation. This position is a Corporate role based at the Corporate Office in the Southeast US.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage raw materials inventory and establish controls to ensure the Company is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimize supply chain
Identify system tools needed to implement planning and forecasting systems.
Create item specific forecasts over a rolling time period to be used for ordering and inventory management
Develop and manage the materials planning function.
Research, evaluate, and compare products and services to determine which best meet the organization’s needs.
Develop and present cost analysis for outsourced finished goods and raw materials
Participate in the development and execution of effective inventory-control planning to support the corporate service level
Negotiate and execute contracts to support all segments of the business
Keeps informed and analyzes vendors and purchasing
Project future needs by strategizing with various departments and suppliers to ensure the organization’s future needs will be seamlessly met.
Participate and contribute to the supply chain strategy improvement
Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, business analytics, engineering, or related field preferred.
2-5 years of previous experience in production scheduling process, lean manufacturing, or continuous improvement theory and practice
Familiarity with the tissue, consumer product, paper, packaging, or related industries highly preferred
Proficient analytical skills for product demand forecasts and financial
Proficient computer skills, including Excel, Access, MS Office Suite
Certification as a CPP or CSCP a plus
Strong business partnering skills; proven ability to build and manage successful
Proven ability to combine expertise in material flow management with outstanding knowledge of information and financial aspects of the business; knowledge of supply chains link value
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in all formats and at all
Detail-oriented team player, possessing negotiation skills and the ability to work independently as
Organized, flexible, and easily adaptable to changing conditions; ability to work will in high-pressure situations to meet
Superior process improvement skills, workable knowledge of continuous improvement techniques and
Possess knowledge of supply chain activities, including transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end
Date Posted 4/19/2021
Job Id 1834
Industry Nonwovens, Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper