Supply Chain Manager

The Supply Chain Manager will source raw materials and manufactured products, manage inventory and inventory turns and ensure transportation of shipment meets quality and safety standards. They will analyze logistics data to refine the supply chain, negotiate business relationships and direct material costs and update the company’s obsolete hardware.  This role will also maintain planning parameters within the ERP system and coordinate with internal departments, such as operations and finance, to ensure timely production and deliveries at the highest quality and lowest cost.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains uninterrupted supply of material to meet operating plan objectives (shipment schedule, delivery lead times, working capital and cost goals)
  • Executes  supply replenishment (purchase orders and work orders) from system-driven requirements 
  • Continuously monitors and follows up with suppliers to ensure on time delivery 
  • Expedites, reschedules or changes schedules deliveries as dictated by changes in demand with the goal of continually aligning supply with demand and mitigating exposure to excess inventory 
  • Sources new components and services from new and existing supply base 
  • Audits and changes planning parameters to ensure ERP data integrity 
  • Communicates forecasts to vendors periodically and keeps supply base abreast of changes to requirements
  • Processes supplier deviation requests and attains approvals from internal customer
  • Actively participates in project to process production readiness activities
  • Other duties as needed and assigned

Skills, Experience, Education, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in engineering, supply chain or operation management or other related discipline or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a procurement/planning role with an emphasis on complex high precision machined parts and electromechanical assemblies, preferably in turbomachinery and/or high-speed motor/generator production environments
  • In-depth knowledge of material Resource Planning (MRP) and integrate computerized manufacturing systems
  • Experience relating to traceability and configuration management control to ensure conformance to specific customer documentation requirement
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities: identify purchasing, production planning and customer service-related problems and implement diplomatic solutions
  • Knowledgeable in casting and machining, domestic and international manufacturing processes for engineering material, quality assurance, delivery improvement and engineering development
  • Proven liaison experience between outside suppliers, internal engineering, manufacturing and quality control
  • Ability to thrive in high pressure environments and effectively resolve technical issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, in oral and written form, along with the ability to communicate highly technical information in a concise and easily understood manner and relate well with contractors, executive personnel, clients, co-workers and people from diverse backgrounds
  • High degree of independent judgment with minimal supervisory guidance
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with outstanding follow-up skills
  • APICS certification is a plus

Intangibles Sought:

  • Must be self-motivated and an independent worker
  • Detail oriented with sense of urgency on assigned tasks
  • Inherent mechanical and technical abilities with management expertise
  • Possess a strategic and analytical mind
  • Decisive and able to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Teamwork skills
  • Versatility- capable of strategic thinking while executing near-term goals and objectives. 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. using proper techniques. Personal protective equipment may be required in some warehouse areas. Position duties will primarily be indoors with occasional travel to nearby suppliers. 


The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned, by their supervisor.  Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within this job classification at any time. 

Upwing is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation and benefits and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.