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Sr. Supply Chain Manager

Company: Advantage Technical
Location: Ayer
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Sr. Supply Chain Planning Manager is an inspiring, hands-on leader responsible for aligning strategy, execute plans and deliver measurable results to support business growth, service levels, and profitability. The role coordinates, organizes, and oversees supply chain end-to-end processes from sourcing, planning, production, logistics and distribution of the company's goods. Additionally, the Sr. Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing cross-functional efforts of high impact projects to business performance by leading and implementing key strategic business development initiatives.

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Operations, Industrial Engineering, or related field required.

  • 5+ years' experience as a supervisor, manager, or similar in a Supply Chain role.

  • 5+ years' supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 5+ years of inventory control experience.

  • 5+ years MRP and WMS experience. Previous experience with SAP is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of GMP, HACCP, and Food Safety protocols preferred.


    • Working knowledge of ERP end-to-end processes for Supply Chain Execution

    • Warehousing management systems knowledge

    • Inventory Management and Control

    • Negotiate purchasing contracts

    • Controls and ensures Master Data is accurate and regularly maintained through engineering controls

    • Knowledge of decision support tools and data modeling.

    • Excellent organizational skills with strong detail orientation

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers.

    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

    • Thorough understanding of company products and logistics.

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      -Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, ERP; Decision Support Tools

    • Ability to maintain accurate document records

    • Ability to use a computer, telephone, calculator, and other equipment required for the role.

    • Ability to get along with diverse personalities at all organizational levels in a tactful, mature and flexible manner

      • Ability to multi-task on projects and day-to-day responsibilities

      • Ability to perform multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

      • Ability to be reliable, dependable, punctual, and demonstrate a strong work ethic.

      • Ability to interact well with all levels of the organization and in alignment with the company's goals.

      • Ability to perform repetitive motions, an occasional lift 50 pounds.

      • Ability to stand and walk on concrete floors, bend, reach, push, and pull.

      • Ability to think analytically and to assist with new initiatives and process improvements to

        -enhance Company mission and values.


        • ERP working knowledge of Supply Chain end-to-end processes

        • Oversee, optimize and streamline sourcing, planning, scheduling and logistics to support improved service levels, growth and profitability

        • Implement strategic supply chain projects to improve capabilities in vendor management, planning, production scheduling, logistics and 3PL deliveries

        • Lead SO&P process

        • Lead efforts across multiple disciplines (i.e.- Quality, Product Development, Sales, Manufacturing, Procurement to ensure alignment and execution of key business initiatives

        • Communicates and implements key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure and evaluate the end-to-end strategic supply chain operations. Identifies opportunities, models desired outcomes and effectively manages performance of operational methods

        • Provides leadership that delivers supply chain and operational efficiencies, improved financial performance.

        • Lead, coach and develop a Supply Chain team through clear goal setting, feedback and coaching

        • Lead effort in achieving site-wide planning/manufacturing goals for adherence to supply plans, production schedules, and manufacturing turn-around time.

        • Lead departmental initiatives to improve safety, quality, productivity, costs, scheduling and team capabilities.

          • Identifies optimal shipment and transportation routes with attention to consolidation of warehousing and distribution.

          • Assesses the need for material-handling equipment and staffing; makes recommendations to ensure efficient loading, unloading, movement, and storage of materials.

          • Negotiates prices for raw material and delivery with suppliers, vendors, and/or shipping companies.

          • Participates as an advisory member of the product development team, providing information and guidance on availability and cost of supplies and materials.

          • Acts as part of the team coordinating engineering changes, product line extension, or new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions.

          • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.

          • Performs other related duties as assigned.

            About Advantage Technical

            Advantage Technical is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Technical is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

            All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage Technical, Nashua , Sr. Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Ayer, New Hampshire

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