Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

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Supply chain engineer provides support and subject matter leadership for the production/service controls processes, and measurement/analysis/improvement processes, of the global quality management system.

Supply Chain Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Active project participant and subject matter expert representing Supply Chain for material handling, technology and business process optimization projects
Assess current, future and industry best practices in supply chain fulfillment and distribution
Prepare and execute user-acceptance test and production validation scripts
Provide on-site support for project implementations
Work with Supply Chain Business Integration Director to identify and document the impacts of new business process improvement initiatives, technology and/or engineering project implementation, and changes needed to current business organization and processes
Represent Supply Chain Strategy in material handling and technology status meetings
Some projects, or components within a project, will require project management
Work with Supply Chain Engineering Director, Supply Chain Fulfillment Director, or Sr
Travel will be required, although the position is based in corporate headquarters
Gathering and analyzing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production based on daily demand buckets for 120 work days

Supply Chain Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Chain Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CQE, CPIM, PMP, LEAN, CMQOE, CSCP, AWS, ISO, NDT

Education for Supply Chain Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supply chain engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business, MBA, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Manufacturing, Education, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Supply Chain Engineer

Desired skills for supply chain engineer include:

Design of Experiments
Change control methods and processes
Test Process Flow
MS Project
Measurement System Analysis strongly
Supplier quality processes
Visual Basic
Measurement System Analysis

Desired experience for supply chain engineer includes:

Creating and maintaining a site level Flow Map for parts used in production
Leading the work of Supply Chain Planning Analysts in the documentation of this data into the Plan for Every Part web tool
Ability to understand and work with technical documentation including architectural, mechanical, electrical and software to assess designs and issues as required
Work with Supply Chain Team Members, Consultants, Architects, or Sr
Ability to adjust priorities and work in a continiously changing environment
Demonstrated ability to listen well nad translate the needs of customers into system solutions

Supply Chain Engineer Examples


Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supply chain engineer. 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 engineer
  • Consistently apply best practices in application development, troubleshooting and knowledge management
  • Develop and maintain supplier capability assessment checklists
  • Visit suppliers on a periodic basis to perform new product technical reviews, oversee high risk processes, and facilitate product close out lessons learned reviews
  • Manage new development /high risk open requirements with suppliers and provide schedule status visibility to programs and engineering producibility team
  • Engage with sub-tier suppliers in the development of new materials and processes in support of new products and capabilities within primary supply base
  • Generate innovative ideas to drive continuous improvement to drive customer savings and process efficiencies
  • Potential network design work
  • Transportation modeling and optimization
  • Customer facing creating and delivering presentations
  • Will need the ability to take ownership of a project from beginning to end
Qualifications for supply chain engineer
  • Understanding and appreciation of the principles of ‘codesign’
  • Strong experience working with the various Cocoa and/or Cocoa Touch frameworks
  • Experience with macOS UI design and versed in macOS Human Interface Guidelines
  • Strong experience with Git and Github/Gitlab
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases (experience with PostgreSQL and Couchbase a plus)
  • Experience with UNIX tools, basic scripting

Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a supply chain engineer. 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 engineer
  • Track progress to optimization and procurement savings targets
  • Regular customer facing creating and delivering presentations
  • Work with JDA Transportation Modeler, Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru, Excel, Access and Tableau
  • Main resource for knowledge of Engineered Standards for two distribution centers
  • Analyzes and Summarizes data as needed and put into appropriate format for use in Supply Chain projects (spreadsheet, database, report, presentation, Labor management systems, etc)
  • Partners with Transportation, Distribution, Engineering, and Replenishment Buying leadership to understand the scope of projects, prepare data, present updates, and participate in ongoing projects
  • Performs essential functions that support the labor management system
  • Supports development and maintenance of supply chain budgeting and performance analysis tools (budgets, portal scorecard, LE, etc)
  • Understands and maintains working knowledge of unique systems within Supply Chain (Aldata GOLD Suite, Red Prairie, Direct Route, Optricity, Supply, Chain Guru, internal Databases, etc) so as to facilitate data retrieval, analysis, and reporting
  • Ability to learn interaction between systems to quickly gather data from different sources and perform analysis
Qualifications for supply chain engineer
  • Labor Management Process
  • Design and Implementation of Conveyor Automation
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred, attainment is required within 12 months
  • Minimum of three years of related experience is required
  • Minimum of four years of related experience is required
  • Minimum of two years of related experience is required

Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply chain engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply chain engineer
  • Rate Achievement
  • Highlight supply chain process bottlenecks and support implementing solutions
  • Line balance processes to reduce excess capacity and level workload across workstations
  • Implement process improvements to reduce process cycle times or idle times, maintain quality control, or streamline product movement
  • Identify the value added, non-value added, core non value added, and waste activities in a supply chain process
  • Assist in the reduction of non-value added work content
  • Guide supply chain in more effective manpower, headcount and shift pattern planning
  • Determines the correct methods of material handling
  • Assist in preparation for annual budgets review of annual budgets in accordance to business plan
  • Collect, record, reconcile daily cycle counts potentially conduct physical inventory for FNbG
Qualifications for supply chain engineer
  • Have an ability to thrive in a very agile environment with evolving requirements
  • Be innovative, have outside-the-box creativity, and present alternative ideas
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a supply chain organization or distribution center operations
  • Minimum of 2 years experience performing time studies and establishing time standards
  • 3+ years of manufacturing or supply chain related engineering experience
  • Experience applying GD&T and CMM inspection methods

Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a supply chain engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain engineer
  • Define preventative maintenance SOP’s on Supply Chain Facilities and assets and ensure proper training
  • Support third party risk assessments
  • Peak preparedness for our temporary offsite facilities
  • Create baseline data collection plans and provide recommendations to improvement opportunities
  • Design improvement plans and generate a business case for investment in the improvement opportunities
  • Generate detailed design specifications and engineering recommendations from business requirements provided by the Engineering Sr
  • Small Projects end to end design, implementation, and optimization of engineered solutions
  • Create schematic plans using AutoCAD
  • Resolving facility or equipment issues in the field
  • Generating detailed design specifications and engineering recommendations from business requirements provided by the Engineering Sr
Qualifications for supply chain engineer
  • Must be able to design and deploy lean systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to daily requirements
  • APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification required
  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering/Business/Supply Chain or a minimum of 8 (eight) years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Visio such as creating Visio diagrams, creating custom styles and templates, cross functional flow charts, linking drawings to other MS applications, working with data, custom reports, and exporting
  • Industrial Engineering and/or Masters Degree preferred
  • Experience with continuous improvement, APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, 9S

Supply Chain Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a supply chain engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for supply chain engineer
  • Contributes to design at the function level, collaborates with local team and has scope/accountability at the function level
  • Tests all scenarios and conforms to quality standards at the function level
  • Measures and understand local scope at the function level
  • Conforms to secure coding practices and secure system fundamentals at the function level
  • Familiar with basics of instrumentation at the function level
  • Displays knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals related to own work
  • Algorithms and algorithmic complexity
  • Object oriented design concepts
  • Network and Internet protocols
  • Negotiating with vendors pre and post Manufacturing Release Cost Reduction, and the rest of business deliverables (including terms & conditions, contracts and Intellectual Property handling)
Qualifications for supply chain engineer
  • Knowledge of technology and online accounting systems (INFOR, ADP, iSeries, ) is a plus
  • 2+ years of extensive EWM (Extended Warehouse Management) experience
  • 3 or more years' experience in Supply Chain, Retail, or related area
  • Proficient technical skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, WMS, Autocad)
  • Strong knowledge and skills utilizing tools and technology may be required for some roles
  • Experience/Knowledge required

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