Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

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Specialist supply chain provides to CMOs innovative best practices on transportation processes and systems (LLP, transport mode alternatives, SAP,..) and export acting as SME supporting Global Business Process Owner on Transportation Operations and on Shipping Solutions.

Specialist Supply Chain Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure electronic data interchange of customers purchase orders flow smoothly into BF SAP System
Lead Regenerons’ Toll manufacturing processes, developing and maintain business relationships to ensure the efficient delivery of product to meet required schedules
Coordinates with internal groups to ensure timelines can be met – ensure that material is released in time to meet company’s objectives (including analytical data and mfg
Primary responsibility will be to procure services necessary to support prime agreements by sourcing, negotiating, executing and managing subcontracts
Develops accurate demand forecasts for specific business unit(s) / product line(s)
Support the telesales and retail store operations to ensure stock availability through management of sales orders and investigating stock issues
Compile process documentation and best practices for all Inbound, Outbound, and Reverse flows
Support systems developments ensuring implemented design meets agreed process, or updating process flows to reflect agreed systems design
Review stock reconciliation and scrutinize supplier performance on a daily basis to ensure accuracy of stock, identify root cause and finding solutions for any discrepancies with relevant suppliers
Monitor implementation of strategies to improve quality of service, productivity and profitability

Specialist Supply Chain Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist Supply Chain

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Education for Specialist Supply Chain

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Employers hiring for the specialist supply chain job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Education, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Associates, Business/Administration, Technical, Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering

Skills for Specialist Supply Chain

Desired skills for specialist supply chain include:

HR best practices
Procedures and labor law compliance
Negotiation strategies with previous experience with international sourcing
Process improvement methodology
Microsoft Word
Automated ERP systems and processes

Desired experience for specialist supply chain includes:

This position will work in a 24x7x365 environment and shift work is required as planned by management
Proven ability to work Independently and with Limited Supervision
Must have Exceptionally Strong Communications Skills with the ability to create an accountable team environment
Previous experience working with inventory management systems
Must have strong communication/ analytical/negotiating skills & organizational capabilities

Specialist Supply Chain Examples


Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of specialist supply chain. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist supply chain
  • Convert purchase requisitions to process orders in SAP
  • Prepare paperwork and pick batches in SAP and communicate with foreign customer service reps and planners on AI availability and ready dates for orders
  • Create purchase orders in SAP to order export labels
  • Reconcile inventory at month end between SAP and warehouse book records
  • Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics inventory control and management
  • Sales Inventory Operation Planning (50%) – Manage the Executive SIOP process for the Supply Chain organization
  • Cost Management (ongoing) – Responsible for ensuring negotiations are carried out in line with Part and Category Sourcing Strategies
  • Supplier Relationship Management (5%) – Where designated, responsible for the effective management of the strategic direction associated with suppliers
  • Alignment with development and purchasing (in case of raw material shortages)
  • Take over customer orders checking them for significant changes, if necessary clarify them with the customer
Qualifications for specialist supply chain
  • Solid Data Base Query & Excel Proficiency
  • Detail oriented, maintaining consistent high quality with rapid execution
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently on multiple assignments
  • Team player who is comfortable operating in a high energy and often deadline driven environment
  • Results focused, ensuring critical due dates and cycle times are met
  • Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain a Secret security clearance

Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of specialist supply chain. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist supply chain
  • Develop new tools and methods to assist buyers in driving waste out of our replenishment process
  • Lead inventory reduction initiatives and champion physical inventory efforts
  • Create analytical reporting tools that match the needs of operational business processes
  • Assist sourcing efforts by enabling efficient access to supplier and part data
  • Directly manage sourcing and cost reduction projects
  • Act as a change agent and drive lean improvements using DBS principles
  • Direct or supervise factory material associates, including managing and improving the shipping/receiving process
  • Lead the plant Daily Management process by identifying issues, resolving productivity problems, and escalating concerns to upper management when necessary
  • Confidential access to pricing, vendors
  • Contacts vendor representatives on matters such as vendor performance, special orders, service problems
Qualifications for specialist supply chain
  • Complete weekly Total Lot Compliance (TLC) and Lot Acceptance Test (LAT) reports
  • Windows 7 operating system, MS applications, relational database
  • Data Review and Receipt (DRR), which is a status summary of the TLC report, including shipping and receiving dates and dispositions of modules
  • Trident Guidance Information Network (TGIN) databases, which is Navy/customer database, online tool where data/shipping requests are accessed if any questions or issues occur)
  • Responsible for maintaining Lawson based on PAR Optimization reports to ensure it is current and reflects the latestchanges within the specialty service area
  • Applies a working knowledge of medical/surgical supplies normally associated with specialty department in order toenhance communications and meet the needs of specialty departments as assigned

Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of specialist supply chain. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialist supply chain
  • This is an experienced level position requiring a thorough knowledge of company operations, sales environment and cost structures
  • Manage purchase orders for varieties of materials/supplies, from Purchase Order Placement to Shipment out of China/Taiwan
  • Ensure good supplier Safety, Quality and Delivery performance
  • Manage key supplier’s Production and Delivery plans and/or supplier’s Scalability (Capacity Increase/Decrease) Plans
  • Lead Process Improvement activities for suppliers at their facilities
  • Interface with Logistics service providers (3PL, Freight Forwarders, ) to assist suppliers in solving any Logistics related issues
  • Responsible for data collection and analysis for vendor On-Time Delivery performance measurement
  • Lead periodic meetings with key vendors to follow up and manage all ongoing activities and open actions
  • Negotiate with approved vendors and/or select new suppliers for qualification in conjunction with the Supply Chain Manager
  • Work closely with the Quality team guarantee supplier “Quality at the Source” and resolution of supplier non-conformances
Qualifications for specialist supply chain
  • Bachelor/Master degree in logistics management, business management or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years Supply Chain experience in an international complex working environment
  • A result oriented person with a pro-active problem solving attitude
  • Team player, who can work independently, knows the right priorities and escalates if needed
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written, other languages are an added value
  • Technical sourcing skills

Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a specialist supply chain. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialist supply chain
  • Champion business process improvement using Lean methodologies
  • Enable technology transformation through solution design and validation
  • Inculcate a continuous improvement culture across the business
  • Project management of complex projects
  • Translate business requirements into configured workbooks and worksheets in RapidResponse
  • Document and monitor business processes, rules, and metrics as a result of improvement initiatives
  • Create training documents to support the business transformation
  • Coach and support team members in use of RapidResponse and other supply chain tools
  • Lead organizational transition from legacy planning systems to RapidResponse
  • Timely and effective communication to stakeholders and senior leadership team
Qualifications for specialist supply chain
  • Gain working knowledge of our TMS and WMS systems and support development of SOP’s to support daily operations of these systems
  • Work with Merchant organization and vendors to drive compliance and close gaps in the execution and delivery of purchase orders to ensure in store date commitments are being met
  • Communication in English language both written and verbal
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situation
  • Daily user of Microsoft Excel
  • Position suitable for fresh graduate

Specialist Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a specialist supply chain. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialist supply chain
  • Work with Legal with contract and Statement of Work creation
  • Process of Purchase Orders with our CP, print vendors and assembly houses
  • Negotiate pricing and timeline for our work orders
  • Work with our teams in France and Canada in planning, scheduling and assembly of components of our Collector Editions (CE) into finished goods
  • Work with Creative and Brand on new CE packaging and creating BOMs
  • Follow up with our international suppliers on production planning and delivery dates
  • Share with warehouse and internal teams freight planning and ensure timely and accurate receiving in ERP system
  • Manage Domestic and International freight
  • Maintaining and distributing various reports, among those, purchasing and freight
  • Work Standards - Consistently establishes expert criteria and/or work procedures to achieve a high level of quality
Qualifications for specialist supply chain
  • Experience with Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and/or material requirement planning (MRP)
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with emphasis in Business, Engineering, or Liberal Arts
  • 7 to 10 years of relevant experience in supply chain management of electrical, mechanical products and material in High Voltage project environment
  • In depth knowledge of RFQs, Contracts and the analysis of terms and conditions
  • Must be US Citizen with current existing Secret clearance
  • Willing and able to work in Norfolk or Yorktown as needed

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