Director of Supply Chain

Location:Illinois
Salary:120K - 130K
Relocation:Yes
Travel:Some
Contact:
Ron Eliason
reliason@midlandconsultants.com
P: 440-971-0681
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Function:

Job Description

 

Fast growing company with 200-plus employees has an excellent opportunity available for a Director of Supply Chain.  Directs overall supply chain operations, including planning and scheduling, purchasing, inventory of goods / raw materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished goods, too meet the defined cost, profits, customer satisfaction, quality goals and objectives.

 

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Manages and coordinates all activities related to raw material requirements, purchasing, MRO purchasing, shipping, receiving and scheduling functions.
  • Plans for anticipated materials and machine capacity.  Reviews production schedules to ensure optimization of manufacturing efficiencies and on-time customer delivery.
  • Recommends raw material pricing, strategic purchases and opportunities to senior leadership.
  • Negotiates with suppliers ensuring cost and profitability objectives are met.
  • Responsible for Supply Chain sourcing, development, and overall optimization.
  • Manages the performance and development of Supply Chain staff.

Requirements:

Job Requirements

 

  •          Minimum five years of experience in Supply Chain Management with two years of supervisory experience.
  •          Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or similar field or equivalent education and experience.
  •          Ability to effectively work at all levels within the organization and with cross-functional teams.  Strong leadership and negotiation skills, detail oriented and creative problem solving.
  •          Analytical with knowledge of importing and exporting.
  •          Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively manage change.
  •          ERP knowledge and experience.
  •          Experience in plastics, polymers, injection molding blow molding, extrusion, thermoforming, thermoplastics, resins, polyolefins, HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, polypropylene, polyethylene would be a plus.