Supply Chain Director
Menomonee Falls, WI US
Posted 12 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Job Description:
A leading medical furniture manufacturer is seeking a highly responsible, independent supply chain manager to be responsible for all aspects of the supply chain process.  The supply chain manager has to look after the entire materials procurement process.  They have to be responsible for making sure that each step of the process is being performed effectively to rule out lost sales opportunity and costly delays.  They have to arrange the distribution of the product and ensure that sales can be achieved effectively.
Essential Job Duties
  1. Organizes, supervises, and directs the work of all supply chain personnel engaged in ordering, receiving, issuing, and delivering all product requirements.
  2. Ensures that overall procurement effort is achieved at competitive prices and quality standards.  Develop processes to ensure purchasing at the lowest total delivered cost (taking into account packaging and inbound logistics costs.)
  3. Maintains and coordinates the effective use of the MRP system, to ascertain raw materials inventory levels for an efficient manufacturing operation.
  4. Develops and executes inventory plans.  Establishes lead times and inventory levels for planning/inventory control purposes.
  5. Promotes and develops new and alternate sources of supply.  Encourages competitive bidding and establishes and maintains an annual competitive bid program.
  6. Engage in supplier negotiations, contract management, procurement and vendor management for site specific materials.
  7. Oversees all activities related to material management of a product, from planning through delivery of completed unit.
  8. Support MRP and lean strategies such as Kanbans, consignment inventory, and VMI where applicable
  9. Train, coach, and develop teams
Job Requirements
  • BS in an applicable technical field is desirable with 8+ years of manufacturing supply chain experience.    Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Supply chain related certificates highly desirable:         
    • APICS CSCP - Certified Supply Chain Professional
    • APICS CPIM -  Certified in Production and Inventory Management
    • ISM CPSM – Certified Professional in Supply Management
  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years experience with an MRP system (preference to Syteline)
  • Proficient in root cause analysis and formal problem solving techniques
  • Highly motivated self-starter exhibiting the ability to respond in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles and best practice methods for material procurement and control.
  • Must have previous experience in overseas sourcing of finished goods and components
    • Strong negotiating skills with manufacturers in multiple locations across the world
  • Good written/administrative skills, including computer skills (Microsoft family of products)
  • Sound decision making based on data driven analysis
  • Proven history of ability to work effectively with various different departments and levels of management
  • Working knowledge of engineering part drawings and geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  • Ability to develop and monitor key performance indicators to maximize supply chain performance
    • Set business targets and monitor performance against established targets
  • Experience working in a lean manufacturing or continuous improvement environment
  • Extensive knowledge of ISO and FDA desirable
  • Domestic and international travel required – 20%
    • 4 weeks – China
    • 3 weeks US
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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