US/Canada Job #13261

Supply Chain Manager



Job Type

Date Posted

May 2, 2024



Posted By

Michael Ayres

Supply Chain Manager Job Description

The Purchasing Manager is responsible for developing and leading a best-in-class Supply Chain management team that ensures the supply of high-quality and on-time components, processes, and services at a competitive price for operations. This role is a critical link between daily operations and the commodity management team.

Essential Duties of the Purchasing Manager:
• Provides strategic direction to the Supply Chain Management (SCM) buyer team
• Leads and casts a vision for the SCM department through use of the Annual Department Plan (PDPR)
• Trains and supports the career objectives of your team
• Sets department and team member goals and objectives – tracks driver and results in metrics for each buyer: Price, on-time-delivery OTD, quality, and inventory
• Drives continuous improvements through lean tools, SAP tools and standard Excel efficiency worksheets.
• Holds team accountable and achieves expected results
• Coordinates a daily SCM standup with the team to provide feedback, direction and support.
• Assists in the selection, training and development of assigned team members; contributes to performance evaluations and development plans.
• Ensures the use of SAP and message maintenance by each buyer/planner
• Ensures buyers are expediting and adjusting the schedule in SAP daily so OTD metrics are readily available and accurate.
• Ensures timely return and replenishment of non-conforming components
• Inventory Management and Tracking of Plant Level
• Ensures that buyer/planners are escalating issues to the appropriate levels: minor issues, then Commodity Manager CM’s then VP Supply Chain
• Ensures achievement of the overall SCM department’s driver and results metrics, determines trends, and recommends projects to drive improvements.
• Will serve as primary point of contact for supply issues and be able to deliver a clear and concise 4P to explain issues and gain resources to address
• Provide site-specific leadership, prioritization, and resource allocation to SCM team members on site.
• Serves as a key member of the SCM leadership team and a primary point of contact for Operations team members

Education/Experience/Other Skills & Abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in manufacturing process preferred
• Ability to multitask, handling quick turnaround
• Ability to identify problem issues and escalate and/or execute acceptable solutions
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to maintain a safe work environment
• Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with customers, vendors, employees, and managers at all levels within the company
• Possess strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in standard business software pages (i.e. Microsoft Office
• Experience in ERP and SAP systems



Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Michael Ayres about this role and related job opportunities.

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