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Supply Manager

Gateway Recruiting, INC.
Kingsport, TN
  • Expired: October 09, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

This role could be aligned with any of the company's business lines.

  • Collaborate with Global Demand Manager, Product Management, and Marketing to capture demand within IBP Timeline
  • Evaluate actual demand versus forecast and capacity to determine if order commitment and/or sales allocation plans are warranted; propose and provide oversight of plans as needed
  • Develop strong partnerships and alignment with cross-functional organizations including representatives in the business organizations, manufacturing, finance, logistics, and supply chain execution.

  • Manage Supply/Demand/Inventory for a 24-month time horizon for a mix of commodity and specialty products for two (2) of major business units. The product mix includes a major growth platform for the Coatings & Inks business.
  • Lead a cross-functional IBP Supply Planning monthly routine and recommend decisions that need to be taken to balance our supply and demand to maximize business results
  • Prepare and present supply options and recommendations based on well-documented scenarios that enable overall business objectives
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and oversight for short-term S&OE operations
  • Set global inventory targets and manage inventories to those targets. Interface with supply chain managers in other regions for global supply balance.
  • Develop inventory strategies that support working capital and cash objectives while enabling business continuity at our customers

  • Lead Product Management Key Initiatives to address vulnerabilities and minimize risk through raw material sourcing decisions.
  • Lead margin improvement and other business improvement projects
  • Oversee service quality for assigned products including customer feedback related to supply and delivery reliability for differentiation amongst our segmented customer bases
  • Responsible to initiate projects to reduce distribution costs for assigned products that will meet or exceed variable margin success

  • Bachelors' degree in Supply Chain discipline or Industrial & System Engineering from an accredited college or University
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes, preferably with 2+ years of relevant experience in manufacturing, planning, scheduling and/or inventory management
  • Demonstrated communication, leadership, and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and software tools to enable the adoption of digital capabilities for inventory and network optimization
  • Strong professional and interpersonal skills

Gateway Recruiting, INC.


Kingsport, TN
37669 USA