Supply Chain Manager

Waukesha, WI 53186

Posted: 11/13/2020 Industry: Procurement Job Number: 14208

Job Description

We are currently working with a client to find a Supply Chain Manager to manage the acquisition of all raw material from purchase through use in manufacturing including requisitioned bill of material.

Salary Range: $100k/yr. - $110k/yr. (Including Bonus)
Relocation assistance is available.


· Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering, or related field, plus 8-10 years of progressively increasing managerial experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably steel fabrication)

· Appropriate quantitative skills with an ability to analyze data and identify trends, including attention to detail and accuracy.

· Demonstrated ability to establish goals and work independently in accomplishing these goals.

· Effective time management and organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize and complete many follow-up responsibilities simultaneously.

· Extensive knowledge of MRP/ERP systems (EPICOR a plus)

· Ability to facilitate and manage change, especially amongst those individuals who are resistant to it

· Well-developed written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively deal with suppliers and individuals throughout the company.

· Must possess the ability to bridge relationship with a variety of individuals and between various departments and levels of the organization.

· Strong ability to negotiate.

· An understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles is desired.

· CPM and/or APICS certification a plus.


· Identify, develop, and maintain a supplier network that provides the services and goods required by the company at highly competitive pricing, optimizes inventory management, mitigates business risk, and provides high quality products and services.

· Analyze market and delivery system in order to assess present and future material and service availability and options.

· Develop and oversee a robust process to leverage the buying ability of company to achieve best value.

· Negotiate best pricing, delivery, and terms with key suppliers based on specific budget and schedule requirements.

· Support company initiatives to leverage total company buy, where appropriate.

· Establish vendor management inventory methods "VMI's" (including but not limited to consignment, multiple release, Kanban's, electronic ordering (auto replenishment) appropriate for that specific material/service buy.

· Provide key support as directed in major capital expenditure initiatives.

· Identify opportunities to reuse or recycle materials to minimize consumption of new materials and minimize waste and associated disposal costs.

· Provide direct support to Engineering group in the development of new products.

· Identify and introduce new suppliers/materials to Engineering.

· Qualify new suppliers.

· Establish and maintain a supplier management process that incorporates scorecards, regular management meetings, and other tools to ensure suppliers are meeting their commitments.

· Develop and maintain internal process metrics that provide detailed understanding of our purchasing and inventory management effectiveness.

· Analyze market trends and negotiate purchases base on those trends.

· Establish and maintain supply chain and purchasing policies and procedures that incorporate best practices.

· Includes purchase systems for direct/indirect material and "miscellaneous" purchases.

· Develop and implement internal audit process to ensure the Front End Factory and support departments are adhering to programs in place (e.g. materials and purchasing processes) and adhering to policy.

· Manage internal/external vendor communications including company policy changes -- e.g. payment terms.

· Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws
  • Provide knowledge-based direction and support to Engineering as needed for inventory management and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Secure sources of supply on new and approved materials, tools and services.
  • Develop and implement systems, procedures and policies directed toward improving production scheduling, efficiency, compliance and reduction of work-in-process inventory levels.
  • Achieve a working knowledge of standard parts and the materials used to make them.
  • Review and approve purchase requests.
  • Conduct physical inventory of supplies, work in process, finished goods, and raw materials.
  • Maintain accurate purchasing records to reflect approved vendors and current cost of materials.
  • Sustain close, harmonious liaison with all departments in order to keep their needs in mind and to keep departments informed of market conditions, delivery dates, catalog information and status of purchase orders.
  • Coordinate direct ship purchases and deliveries.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

For immediate assistance please send an updated Word version of your resume to Aaron Tibbetts at

Selectek is a member of the American Staffing Association, which promotes legal, ethical, and professional practices for the staffing industry. All employees at Selectek are certified by the American Staffing Association through the Certified Staffing Professional® and Technical Services Certified? programs. ASA certification programs help our employees:
  • Protect the rights of our candidates and employees
  • Avoid missteps that could result in costly legal proceedings
  • Add value to our business relationships by demonstrating commitment to our clients
  • Make clients aware of their co-employment obligations and responsibilities
  • Expand our knowledge of the industry and elevate our professionalism
  • Gain professional recognition for demonstrating knowledge of federal and state labor and employment law


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