Global Supply Chain Manager

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Cleveland, OH
$100,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 20, 2018
Job ID
Our client is a very well established and rapidly expanding international manufacturer of metal stamped products and assemblies for many different industries--They have an immediate need at their Corporate Headquarters near Cleveland for a Global Supply Chain Manager with automotive background--metal or steel preferred, but not mandatory. MUST have good job record and strong automotive background.

Supply Chain Management
  • Meet the supply chain needs of each Plant Manager / General Manager within Global Footprint.
  • Responsible for materials management, including inventory levels, scheduling, container levels, scrap recovery, packaging, shipping and receiving.
  • Investigate and secure vendors for materials and any other required raw materials and supplies. This includes completing and analyzing Material Requisition Forms
  • Manage inventory for Plants to ensure that required materials and/or equipment are available when production is scheduled to begin
  • Effectively manage and improve the transactional accuracy of inventory to maintain accurate inventory balances and limit significant inventory adjustments
  • Work with suppliers to achieve the required level of performance for quality and delivery.  If a supplier is unable to meet these goals, suggest corrective action, including resourcing product.
  • Work with production to establish required inventory levels
  • Investigate and secure vendors for MRO items for all North American locations.
  • Place certain orders with vendors and communicate their response with the requisitioner.  Receive approvals on prices and purchases.  Follow up with vendors to ensure proper delivery 
  • Procurement, purchasing, and maintenance of vendor files for raw materials
  • JIT and planning schedules for raw materials
  • Negotiate yearly pricing on contracts and blanket purchases
  • Know and understand  manufacturing capabilities and how those capabilities match the needs of a given customer or market
  • Effectively coordinate material and outside processing to support SMOOTH NML
  • Process customer releases and purchase orders
  • Work with logistics, vendors and customer service to secure proper cost effective freight accommodations
  • Proactively perform supplier audits to ensure  suppliers’ quality and delivery capabilities and report feedback to supplier and management
  • Follow all applicable IATF 16949 policies, procedures and work instructions
  • Generally, perform all other duties as required. 


At minimum Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chain
10 years Management or related field / experience