Supply Manager Job Description

Supply Manager Job Description

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Supply manager provides economic analyses supporting ongoing supply chain projects; i.e., model supplier cost structures and develop “Should Cost,” “Total Cost of Ownership,” and “Make vs Buy” models.

Supply Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops standard and integrated policies, procedures and reporting systems to ensure all work centers are providing effective and responsive supply, procurement and transportation support
Assist in maintaining data accuracy for part master, Bill of Material (BOM), minimum order quantities, order policies and other key parameters in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system
Plans and manages a subset of materials used in manufacturing processes to include sampling of incoming raw materials, weighing, dispensing, and kitting raw materials for manufacturing and issuing
Monitors supplier quality, delivery and financial performance to identify potential risks, issues and opportunities
Identifies and implements tactical plans necessary to achieve strategic objectives
Manage Supply Chain teams and facilities at our Saudi facilities, Damman 1, Dammam 2 and Yanbu
Provides visible and effective input for optimizing all supply chain functions within assigned program
Ensures all assets are accurately accounted for and adequately stored, secured and safeguarded
Prepares reports, analyzes data and makes recommendations for improving operations
Benchmarks service standards for each supply chain function against those of peer institutions with a view toward improving effectiveness, client satisfaction and cost

Supply Manager Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CPM, CSCP, ISM, GB, SPSM, SCM, C.P.M, TESA/ASSA

Education for Supply Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Supply Manager

Desired skills for supply manager include:

Experience with
Global supplier development & management
Cost management
Supply chain operations and systems
Manufacturing processes
Cost structures
Governing regulations
ICH Guidelines as it relates to Good Distribution Practices and local country drug shipment regulations
Policies
Processes and strategies

Desired experience for supply manager includes:

Decisive, fair, consistent
Lead progress on actions and long term improvement
Knowledge of appropriate systems
Possesses continuous learning focus
Coordinates resolution of logistics support issues with the customer’s representatives as needed
Supervises supply, warehousing and logistical support personnel

Supply Manager Examples

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Supply Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a supply manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply manager
  • Setting and balancing goals across team, optimizing performance against department goals and employee development
  • Serve as a role model for compliant, ethical behavior that is consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Pacira organization
  • Provides leadership, establish work schedules and priorities to Warehouse personnel
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of Supply Operations specifications and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensures mentoring, training, and guidance to warehouse personnel regarding procedures with an emphasis on safety and maintaining current GMP standards
  • Support department head in development and execution of site initiatives
  • Assists in identifying and implementing continuous process improvements, safety, and/or compliance projects both internally and cross-department
  • Monitors Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and drive efforts to address performance issues
  • Serve on multi-disciplinary and/or cross-functional project teams to represent business requirements
  • Participates in internal planning processes to ensure support for production, clinical, and pipeline requirements
Qualifications for supply manager
  • Extreme danger, stress, physical hardships and possible field living conditions associated with this position within a desert camp complex
  • Must be able to work, kneel, bend, and stoop, and have correctable vision
  • Ability to cope with shared cafeteria, bath and sleeping quarters
  • The working environment may be remote, confined and isolated, and travel in the local area may be very restricted
  • This is an unaccompanied overseas position, and families are NOT allowed to accompany employee to the remote worksite
  • High attention to detail incles simultaneously
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a supply manager. 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 manager
  • Manages inventory levels for manufacturing consumable supplies and shipping supplies
  • Develops inventory performance reports for Operations management
  • Oversees cross-department cycle count activities and works with Finance department to assure successful outcomes
  • Coordinates commercial drug product and clinical shipments in accordance with Good Distribution Practices (GDP)
  • May negotiate freight rates with carriers
  • Determines requirements for export of product and creates appropriate documentation
  • Provide expertise to team regarding shipment of materials requiring special handling or documentation
  • Coordinates labeling, packaging, shipment, and return of clinical products as required
  • Oversee contract performance for gowning services, delivery services, and vendor managed inventory
  • Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with suppliers
Qualifications for supply manager
  • Proficient with using ERP systems including the maintenance of key planning variables, BOM and part number maintenance, and generation, interpretation of MRP
  • APICs Certified Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP) and/ or ISM Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) certification desired
  • Set clear delivery expectations and manage to these expectations
  • Communicate material forecasting to suppliers
  • Release orders for material requirements
  • Expedite to ensure continual flow of materials
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply manager
  • Effectively communicate Agilent requirements and business needs
  • Coach suppliers to improve performance
  • Select suppliers and negotiate agreements, based on a global search
  • Take the lead role in managing our supply base with the involvement and support of all required functions
  • Manages lead time, quality, responsiveness, delivery performance and costs
  • Collaborates with Global Supplier Account Mgr
  • Collaborates with Sr Mgr
  • Supports regular supplier performance reviews for performance towards service with Supplier Account Mgr
  • Develop an in depth knowledge of your account’s supply chain processes and systems
  • Ensure successful implementation of NPD and range reviews
Qualifications for supply manager
  • Ability to reconcile supplier and customer issues
  • Understands philosophies of inventory management
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience in customer account management or supplier management
  • Strong customer account management and servicing, communication and listening, organizational, analytical/problem solving, negotiating, and account development & planning/presentation skills
  • Pharmaceutical marketplace & industry business knowledge
  • Market research method/practice knowledge
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supply manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply manager
  • Develops implements, manages, and regularly communicates policies and procedures related to the provision of purchasing services in conjunction with corporate directives
  • Manages all related financial information for the sites, including ownership and accountability for reporting to local, regional, and global partners
  • Instils governance and compliance with internal controls for all areas of responsibility
  • Actively partners with site leadership teams to drive performance and meet financial shape commitments
  • Performs period closing in Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Drives efficiencies and continuous improvements
  • Leads the annual operating plan process for the sites
  • Maintains, updates, and informs markets of transfer pricing for current and newly launched products
  • Lead all Supply Chain Management activities within the Division
  • Work cross-functionally with Industrial Design, Engineering, and Hardware Operations
Qualifications for supply manager
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize operational excellence tools such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively negotiate favorable contracts with suppliers and convey technical information on behalf of Pacira monitoring contract performance
  • Extremely detail oriented and highly accurate with numerical information
  • Effective use of tools
  • Expertise and creativity to solve problems
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Supply Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supply manager. 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 manager
  • Own global inventory management for supplies, preventative maintenance and repair parts across the Agilent logistics network
  • Utilize your strong Procurement knowledge and SAP skills to develop and maintain supplier relationships to ensure all key stakeholder requirements are met
  • Provide representation and leadership for Supply Operations in support of New Product Introduction (NPI) and Current Production Engineering (CPE) projects
  • Support other Order Fulfillment initiatives as needed
  • Provide policy leadership and direction to all supply chain functions
  • Manages the development of multiple suppliers, the criteria for contract negotiations and administration
  • Responsible for supplier management and control
  • Oversees the review and streamlining of business processes integral with the sourcing and logistics issues and the introduction of technological aids
  • Ensure that all locations are in, and maintain, compliance with all applicable State, Provincial and Federal laws which govern or apply to procurement related matters
  • Will have cost accountability and responsibility for those areas under his/her direct control
Qualifications for supply manager
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and engage others to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Love good food!
  • You have experience in the field of operations or recruitment
  • Management of sales team a plus
  • You always manage to find a solution to every problem
  • You have a very strong, "can do" attitude

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