This is an ideal opportunity for a hands-on professional to lead a supply chain team through the company’s exciting rapid growth and touching all areas of operational support in vendor management, raw materials replenishment, inventory management, forecasting, budgeting and continuous improvement.

Assignment: 4332
Title: Supply Chain Manager
Industry: Frameless Cabinetry
Reports To: SVP  Operations
Location: Southeast

Our Client:

Our client is a young and expanding company positioned to scale rapidly given their consistent 100% year-over-year growth.  Nimble, and able to make the right decisions quickly, this company is bureaucracy-free, and our client’s dedicated and entrepreneurial leadership team believes in rewarding those who help them achieve their goals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supply chain organization, charged with identifying, implementing and enhancing successful methods of delivering superior service and the lowest cost
  • Identify key suppliers and partners with these suppliers to develop long term mutually beneficial relationships that ensure long term success for both parties
  • Build new vendors and improve the supply chain in a cost-effective manner
  • Act as an internal consultant on all supply chain related issues.  Design and implement improvements to Supply Chain to support business growth and improvement strategies
  • Work with manufacturing to rationalize outsourcing and in-sourcing activities
  • Develop inventory management strategies and programs to ensure maximum inventory turns, best price, high quality and consistent support to manufacturing

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of increasing supply chain experience in the kitchen cabinet industry
  • Has played a role in helping the organization in high level planning of its annual costs and budgets, both short and longer term
  • Experience working with suppliers driving innovation, from new product introductions to continuous improvement
  • Ability to implement and use analytics to drive improved supplier performance
  • Has developed and implemented strategy ensuring continuity of supply and mitigating supply chain disruptions
  • Extensive knowledge of supply chain best practices in demand planning, supply planning, production scheduling, inventory management, network organization, and ERP systems
  • Business Analytics – Knowledge of technologies, techniques and practices for the evaluation of business performance data; ability to analyze business performance using advanced statistical methods to justify and drive future business planning decisions
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail – Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy
  • Business Markets – Knowledge of existing and planned markets and market-related initiatives from the perspectives of the competition, the suppliers, the customer base and the regulatory environment; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations
  • Procurement – Knowledge of company practices for the procurement of materials, equipment and services needed in the manufacturing process; ability to apply related knowledge, experience and skills into real work
  • Must be very adept in MS Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred.  SCM Certification an added advantage