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Supply Chain Manager
The Supply Chain Manager provides coordination between our Customers, Operations, and Suppliers. The candidate will help design and successfully execute Supply Chain strategies and processes in addition to supporting the day to day activities around planning, purchasing, warehousing and logistics for the Montgomery facility. The
manager will drive enhancements in our ERP system to continuously improve on-time delivery to
customers, reduce supply chain costs, optimize inventory turns, and increase vendor performance. The
candidate will be the single point of contact for all direct and indirect material procurement and be
responsible for overall department performance.
A strong candidate is one who can demonstrate an ability to design and implement strategies and
processes while demonstrating a strong, “hands-on” approach to learning our products and practices.
The manager will direct the activities purchasing and warehouse professionals at the plant. The manager
will report to the Director of Supply Chain and have a dotted line reporting relationship with the
Montgomery Plant Manager.
Responsibilities
1. Planning and Forecasting
a. Build and develop relationships with sales, engineering, operations, and finance to
manage product life cycles and on-going demand
b. Develop and manage inventory strategies across the supply chain to achieve business
objectives

2. Strategic Sourcing and Procurement
a. Lead negotiation of supplier contracts and management of vendors to ensure price,
volume, quality and delivery criteria are met
b. Identify and execute cost reduction opportunities across the supply base and all
material groups
c. Build and develop relationships with key suppliers, collaborating where possible to
improve costs, quality and responsiveness
d. Identify and qualify new suppliers to mitigate supply risk and ensure supply chain
flexibility
e. Review and approve Purchase Orders
3. Warehouse Management
a. Provide oversight over warehouse and warehouse personnel; directly manage
warehouse manager and indirectly manage warehouse staff
b. Assist with setting and evaluating Safety Stock and Inventory levels to satisfy internal
manufacturing and external part sales requirements

Supply Chain Manager

c. Drive consistency and efficiency in managing and controlling material and tooling needs
(incorporation of barcoding, vending, check-in / check-out, etc.)

4. Logistics
a. Ensure compliance with domestic and international corporate logistics programs
b. Resolve service issues with transportation companies
c. Verify that all logistics to and from facility are managed and tracked for OTD
5. Supply Chain Strategy and Continuous Improvement
a. Establish, implement and ensure compliance of supply chain policies and procedures
b. Maintain, communicate, and improve Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators
c. Improve effectiveness of our ERP system
d. Continually develop expertise in Supply Chain team to support company growth
e. Complete other special projects and analyses as needed

Requirements
 4 year college degree in business, supply chain, engineering or similar field
 At least 7 years of experience in a manufacturing or supply chain role
 Experience with multiple Supply Chain disciplines, forecasting/planning, logistics, purchasing or
quality
 Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to structure and solve complicated problems
 People management experience
 Excellent time-management skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage workload
 High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel; Previous experience with an
ERP/MRP system is required
 Travel as necessary

Salary is DOE

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