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Supply Chain Manager

Summary:

We are looking for an effective, knowledgeable, and committed Supply Chain Manager to oversee and improve our supply chain operations. This is a critical role in our organization, charged with increasing efficiency with particular emphasis on 3PL performance and reducing inventory carrying costs. Managing and improving 3PL distribution, shipping and delivery performance, maintaining exceptional quality, and facilitating the launch of new products. Our ideal candidate will have an analytical, systems-oriented mind coupled with a strong business acumen directed toward a commitment to efficiency and excellence.

We are looking for an effective, knowledgeable, and committed Supply Chain Manager to oversee and improve our supply chain operations. This is a critical role in our organization, charged with increasing efficiency with particular emphasis on 3PL performance and reducing inventory carrying costs. Managing and improving 3PL distribution, shipping and delivery performance, maintaining exceptional quality, and facilitating the launch of new products. Our ideal candidate will have an analytical, systems-oriented mind coupled with a strong business acumen directed toward a commitment to efficiency and excellence.

Problem-solving skills and attention to detail are non-negotiable attributes for this role. An individual contributor with exceptional management skills, approachability, clarity in giving direction and delegating responsibilities, and an ability to see the big picture will ensure success in this position. Our overall goal is to find the right person to assure a smooth, effective and efficient supply chain.

Supply Chain Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead on a cross-functional level in the following areas: Sales order fulfillment, inventory management, third-party contract manufacturing relationships, demand planning, production scheduling, component procurement, international and OTC regulatory labeling and artwork, operations system design and all other supply chain functions
  • Foster strong partnerships with vendors, third-party manufacturers and distribution partners
  • Work with information technology and data solutions team to streamline, automate and optimize information and order flow for each of the distinct sales channels from order entry through product shipment
  • Oversee creation of processes and methods to gather and process supply chain data, identifying problematic areas and suggesting improvements
  • Maintain and modify supply chain that supports the overall corporate strategy
  • Analyze, optimize, and oversee purchasing & RFQ’s, planning, BOM’s and product costing, inventory management, vendor/3PL/3PM contract negotiations, and distribution procedures
  • Assess vendor operations according to quality benchmarks and standards, and delivery performance and, as needed, oversee addition of second 3PL and/or move to new 3PL
  • Work with internal department team leads to implement efficient forecasting and communication systems
  • Track KPI’s and generate reports and spreadsheet tools for supply chain assessment and performance
  • Guide inventory parameters and replenishment plans to ensure alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Manage supply chain during peak demand periods where inventory volumes can fluctuate from average run rates.
  • Own daily, tactical execution of the supply chain function and team
  • Own development and tracking of weekly, monthly and annual metrics including but not limited to inventory levels to support on-time-in-full (OTIF), in-stock levels, inventory projections, and forecast accuracy.
  • Interface regularly with the Sales, Marketing, Quality, Customer Service, Accounting and Finance teams and management as needed to fulfill supply chain objectives
  • Create an environment of collaboration and creative problem-solving across all functional levels of the organization
  • Identify and oversees cost savings opportunities that bring savings to the P&L

Supply Chain Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Logistics, Business Management, Supply Chain/3PL Management, or a relevant field
  • Significant work experience as a Supply Chain Manager, Analyst, Logistics Coordinator or other similar role
  • 5+ years’ experience in relevant operations, 3PL, demand planning, production planning, S&OP and inventory management
  • Proficient understand of all levels of the supply chain processes (e.g. New product development and launch, MRP, 3rd party manufacturing, kit assembly, inventory management, 3PL pick and pack, shipping and warehouse management)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills, relational databases, and ERP systems (Aptean Intuitive ERP experience a plus)
  • Analytical, systems-oriented mindset coupled with a strong business acumen
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • OTC drug, international shipping, consumer goods and packaging experience a plus
  • Excellent reasoning and decision-making skills as well as business acumen
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and ability to work remotely and often with urgent deadlines
  • Commitment to company core values, mission and vision
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