Supply Chain Manager - Food or Consumer Products E
Job Opportunity at J.D. Cotter Search, Inc.

Posted on Apr 10

http://www.jdcotter.com    +1 (614) 895-2065

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4157117

Here's an excellent Supply Chain Manager position with a global foods company!  Paid relocation!

Supply Chain Manager -- $115-125,000 -- excellent benefits - seeking experience with foods, chemical or consumer products

  • Global foods manufacturer has a need for a Supply Chain Manager due to a retirement
  • This is a key role within the organization and will manage a team of 4 Supervisors, 2 Planners, 3 Buyers and 50 material handlers
  • Must be US Citizen or green card.  Sponsorship is not available 
  • Position reports to the Plant Manager
Requirements for the Supply Chain Manager:
  • Bachelors degree is required, BS/BA should be in a related field such as Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Economics, Business, Operations Management, Logistics, or similar.  MBA or Masters is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience managing a team a supply chain and warehouse operations. 
  • Experience with foods, chemical, or consumer products manufacturer with a strong emphasis on quality to the customer is required.
  • Project management experience is preferred with experience in leading and implementing lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kanban, and Kaizen systems.
  • Must have strong systems experience, ideally with WMS, AS400, SAP, JD Edwards, MS office and similar systems
Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Manager:
  • Supervise, manage, mentor, coach and develop a supply chain and warehousing team
  • Strategically manage and improve KPI’s and metrics through coaching and implementing lean pricniples, 5S, Kanban and Kaizen events
  • Manage relationships with suppliers to support shipping and receiving operations.
  • Foster positive working relationships. Respond proactively to performance concerns, discipline, employee complaints and other employee relations matters.
  • Provide training, equipment, and guidance to warehouse personnel.
  • Manage inventory control, including cycle counts and warehouse organization
  • Maintain, upgrade and suggest improvements with ERP and WMS systems
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned
Compensation for the Supply Chain Manager:
$115-125,000 plus excellent benefits, paid relocation and future opportunity

Apply for immediate and confidential interview consideration!
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