Supply Chain Job Description

Supply Chain Job Description

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Supply chain provides correct data maintenance of planning system (SAP and APO) in order to guarantee that it is aligned with customers and suppliers demand.

Supply Chain Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective supply chain job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included supply chain job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage and lead all facility supply chain activities including strategic process transformation, supply chain planning, material requirements management, inventory management, demand and orders management, supply chain performance and logistics
Lead efforts within Supply Chain functions including materials, production, inventory, logistics, demand management and order fulfillment
Identifies and defines goals/objectives for staff that align with corporate objectives
Manage all personnel issues and performance evaluation of direct reports, including development, capability-building and succession planning
Promote and communicate a culture of process improvement and the associated benefits cross-functionally within the organization from a Supply Chain Management perspective
Manage the interface with external regulatory resources to ensure that local price changes
Responsible for delivering Internal Control requirements for Inventory
Collaboration with Finance for A/R team for intercompany business
Perform constant inventory analysis aimed to reduce exposure to expired products, avoid stock-outs and minimize inventory discrepancies
Maintain a business relationship with key peers at 3PL

Supply Chain Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Chain

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, ISM, CPM, ISO, CPSM, PMP, NAPM, GMO

Education for Supply Chain

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the 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, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Education, Management, Business/Administration, Finance, Business/Management, MBA, Economics

Skills for Supply Chain

Desired skills for supply chain include:

SAP
Excel
Site's operating systems in order to ensure operational compliance and correct exception resolution
PowerPoint
SQL
Word
Hospital supplies
Procedures
Logistics
Microsoft Office

Desired experience for supply chain includes:

Ability to perform in a cross-functional team environment
Drive to continuous learning and perform as a team player
5+ years experience working in Supply Chain with progressive responsibilities
Must have knowledge of Sales and Operations planning processes
Maintenance and development of existing vendor relationships and review opportunities to enhance their performance in their ability to deliver quality services and products to the company at competitive prices, investigating opportunities for more effective relationships with new suppliers, including on- going negotiations for more favourable credit terms, pricing and lead times
IIPMM, APICS or equivalent purchasing qualification, and/or relevant experience in material management and supply chain

Supply Chain Examples

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Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a supply chain. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply chain
  • Manage/coordinate operations planning process including
  • Develop & execute SCM strategic and objective plans for implementation of a lean manufacturing culture
  • Schedule manufacturing of parts to ensure on-time customer delivery and appropriate capacity utilization, while maintaining appropriate inventory levels
  • As team lead for medium- and large-scale projects or multiple smaller projects, driving for results on complex projects, often without direct authority over resources
  • Defining the metrics and setting the standards of success for larger, more complex projects the server major parts of the business
  • Thinking through the analytic methods in use today, and seeking out opportunities to improve their accuracy, ease of use, and timeliness
  • Initiating, managing, and implementing efforts with major implications for the department or business
  • Effectively understands and analyzes both technical and business risks and impact, and effectively communicates those risks to the business owners, so that they can make informed decisions
  • Comfortably and skillfully flexing among various tools according to the problem and data
  • Owning the effective communication of metrics and analysis
Qualifications for supply chain
  • Experience in field or related field
  • Minimum 5 years supply chain management experience, encompass visioning, planning, critical thinking and systems thinking, communication, persuading, influencing, decision making skills and project management skills
  • Experience in preparing reports, metrics
  • Is fresh University graduate or have up to 3 years of working experience
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a supply chain, engineering or operations role
  • 3+ years of experience in retail or supply chain functions in a major consumer goods company
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a supply chain. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supply chain
  • Supports business execution of new programs and initiatives in conjunction with category manager’s promotional activities, new product launches, network redesigns, and adherence
  • Responsible for Shipping and Receiving labor efficiency and costs the management of those teams
  • Lead a trained and motivated workforce capable of implementing and executing the business strategy
  • Support the continued development of Multi-Functional business teams in partnership with the divisional replenishment team and category managers
  • Manages, develops, and leads a staff to achieve defined goals & objectives across all responsible areas
  • Develop functional expertise for team members
  • Develop, implement, and maintain world class supply chain strategies for manufacturing outsourcing, procurement of raw materials, and management of the integrated MRO supplier while seeking supplier cost reductions and performance improvement plans
  • Leveraging purchase through the consolidation of purchased products across the plants to reduce costs is integral to the position
  • Develop and implements procurement strategies that bring opportunities in new or alternative suppliers to reduce costs for existing programs and enhance new program development
  • Communication of needs and objectives to the Supply Chain Team along with training, developing, mentoring and assisting team members is essential
Qualifications for supply chain
  • Establishes creative ways to obtain input from others
  • Establishes Plans - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge of establishing plans
  • Minimum 10 years work experience with at least 5 years in business management, operations management, strategic planning or financial planning positions
  • Functional retail industry experience in demand planning, inventory management, forecasting and buying preferred
  • Advanced degree in business and/or operations management preferred
  • Engineering degree, business school degree, master degree or technician with at least 10 years experiences
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supply chain. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain
  • GAP/opportunities analysis, managing and delivering Improvement initiatives within Function and as part of the IGT Logistics team
  • Analyze and develop supply chain strategies and will be required to drive the successful execution of these strategies with the manufacturing sites and supply chain
  • Manages the raw materials function within the division considering manufacturing capacity and schedules
  • Establishes and maintains premier customer service
  • Leads all Supply Chain Management activities within the division
  • Take action to identify and coordinate with Corporate Supply Chain cost reduction initiatives that are focused on creating greater efficiencies, economies of scale or better quality resources for new or existing programs
  • Flow down relevant program data/communication to the supply base
  • Ensure key suppliers have an effective management system in place, understand concerns and cost drivers, resolve issues and identify areas for improvement, as needed
  • Adhere to established communication protocol with suppliers, including the promotion of regular conference calls, WebEx and meetings to communicate and/or evaluate current performance and improvement plans
  • Act as a key conduit to Corporate Supply Chain, Quality, Program Management, Planning, Purchasing and Engineering
Qualifications for supply chain
  • Few years’ experience in Production and Supply Chain or a good industrial background
  • Results driven, Autonomous
  • Analytical skills with capacity to summarize a situation and focus on the critical issues
  • Effective communication in front of suppliers management
  • Some Hospital supply experience preferred
  • Procures parts through analysis of requisitions per quality specifications and delivery requirements
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a 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 supply chain
  • Maintain Kanban calculation by updating lead times (from historical data) and usages (either from MRP, historical data, or forecasts)
  • Create purchase orders, communicate those orders to suppliers, and follow up on any deliveries that are past due
  • Maintain accurate tracking systems, ensuring that part number, lot number, and inventory information is current and correct in the ERP system
  • Provide engineering staff with status reports of material usage as needed
  • Maintain appropriate and professional relationships within the workplace
  • Track inventory and delivery performance metrics weekly
  • Work with Export DC to maintain sufficient levels of inventory for export purposes
  • Utilize SMS supplier database and relations to develop communications and protocol with key vendors for export quality products, labeling and packaging purposes
  • Manage all labeling requests (language translations, GMO, Halal certifications, etc) as needed by country
  • Manage all international in country issues to help expedite shipments to the Popeyes restaurants around the globe
Qualifications for supply chain
  • Proficient knowledge of manufacturing procedures (MRP, AVS, Master Scheduling, Bills of Material, Material Masters), material identities, part relationships, production systems and related computer software
  • Be responsible for the management of suppliers through the various product development phases
  • You have good communication skills (Fully bilingual, French & English)
  • Ability to support for 3+ months in the Sumter, SC area for Summer 2017
  • Responsible for the selection, training, developing and reviewing of subordinates
  • Maintain a current best practice knowledge and deployment within Supply Chain management
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Supply Chain Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of 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 supply chain
  • Manage export of all LTO items, taking commitments, consolidating and shipping ingredients
  • Foster and maintain relationships with franchisees in assigned markets
  • Cross site work, organisation localisation in Lincoln and Sweden
  • Optimising supply chain though quality tools as ex
  • Communication with stakeholders & interfaces
  • Controlling and monitoring through the use of KPIs, Lessons learned & Root cause analysis
  • Ensure master data is accurate and complete—analyze all master data being used in our Demantra, ASCO and i2 systems, rates, contact times, and lead time in order to achieve 95% planning master data accuracy
  • Improve forecast accuracy—establish the core measurement for FCA, and guide the organization to generating a ‘best estimate’ methodology
  • Improve supply planning accuracy—correct all data used by ASCP, rates, contact times and lead times, then make appropriate process step improvements that target capacity utilization and constraining supply plans
  • Establish order management policies—create an order expediting policy that includes surcharges, communication to customers, and limits on pull-ins
Qualifications for supply chain
  • Two to five year’s logistics experience within foodservice industry
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up, with excellent organizational skills
  • Detail oriented with ability to present data clearly and concisely
  • High degree of professionalism when interacting with franchisees, suppliers and team members
  • Strong proficiency creating and using excel tools, supporting usage and financial analysis
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment in which multitasking is a must

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