The purpose of the Supply Chain Manager is managing procurement and inventory of stock and special orders parts and equipment.
The Supply Chain Manager will interact with the Service and Parts Department, Project Managers and Accounting Department while reporting to the General Manager.
The Supply Chain Manager is accountable for the following:
- The inventory of stock parts is accurate and appropriate.
- Special order purchased items arrive on time and meet the internal or external customer’s expectations.
- Purchasing and maintain inventories of materials, equipment and stock.
The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for performing the following job functions:
- Oversee and execute logistic activities required to support on time delivery and receipt of purchased parts and customer products:
- Inspection of shipments (materials and products);
- Packaging of materials/products for shipments;
- Movement of materials/product, including data input into computerized ERP system, storage, and distribution.
- Oversee and execute customs activities, including completion of shipping documents/logs and compliance with all customs requirements.
- Oversee and executive inventory management activities:
- Collaborate with sales to manage locations and products to meet customer expectations;
- Conduct cycle counts, investigate discrepancies, and complete inventory adjustment within computerized inventory management system;
- Ensure inventory targets and levels are reviewed and maintained and manage inventory tagging process;
- Optimize the use of all warehouse space.
- Collaborate with sales and service to execute sourcing and procurement, ensuring effective availability of key materials and products.
- Manage relationship with vendors regarding discrepancies, product issues, quality, cost and delivery.
- Use of service management system for information storage, retrieval, and reporting purposes.
- Evaluate and manage inventory and supply chain processes, systems, and activities and identify continuous improvement opportunities.
- Establish the overall Inventory department budgets and evaluate actual performance vs. budget.
- Any other related responsibilities not detailed here but that could be reasonably expected.
Functional Skill Requirements
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills.
- Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to utilize project management techniques and tools.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Ability to work effectively and productively in team settings.
- Ability to deal with situations, people and problems ethically, with honesty and integrity.
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
- Results oriented, outgoing, and high energy.
Education and experience
- Secondary school diploma or high school equivalent as a minimum.
- Minimum of five (5) years experience in inventory, purchasing, warehousing, and/or logistics.
- APICS CSCP or CPIM or equivalent industry recognized designation is an asset.
Company: Zelus Material Handling