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751231 Supply Chain Manager

Pros2Plan, a Spinnaker Company, has been retained by a large American multinational corporation to source full time candidates for the position of Supply Chain Manager

Location: Michigan

Duration: Full Time

Salary: Open

Travel Required:No
Location:Michigan Area
Position Type:Full Time
Desired Education Level:BS


  • Lead on a large scale, identify, assess, and optimize the material flow and risk trade-offs across the supply chain at a tactical or strategic level (inventory, purchasing costs, production costs, logistics costs, product quality, asset utilization, productivity and customer service)
  • Optimize or design supply chain infrastructures (distribution networks, plant locations, outsourcing)
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of optimum inventory levels that balance costs with business strategic initiatives
  • Participate on supply chain strategy development, including customer/product mix analysis, customer/product segmentation, channels-to-market, capital investment, and sourcing decisions
  • Apply supply chain most effective technology (MET) and best practices during business projects
  • Support the design and optimization of supply chains through the use of optimization tools (linear programming, spreadsheet analysis)
  • Test supply chain design scenarios, process variability and trade-offs through modeling techniques (simulation)
  • Act as an emerging or knowledgeable contact in the areas of project management, supply chain optimization tools, approaches and methods
  • Manage cross-functional projects and relationships

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or other sciences.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience and ability to work with multiple projects.

The critical competencies required for success are:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Initiative
  • Value creation
  • Strong analytical skills and proactive problem solving
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness, Initiative, Value Creation, and Supply Chain Management.
  • Technical proficiency in the use of computer applications, and sound analytical skills are necessary.
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Manufacturing or Supply Chain operations is a plus.
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certifications are a plus.