Supply Chain Manager 8/23/2016

KSI Niles, IL

Company
KSI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28925262
AJE Ref #
575962633
Location
Niles, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Kappa Search is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager for a North Suburban Chicago employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage Planning and Purchasing departments and coordinate procurement requirements.
* Responsible for price negotiations and verification of quality from the best source.
* Manage supplier relations and monitor performance.
* Develop vendor and commodity strategies that are consistent with company goals.
* Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluation of supply chain employees.
* Expand commodity expertise and drive procurement performance
* Conduct strategy meetings where necessary.
* Perform department performance reviews and effectiveness evaluations.
* Develop and manage supply chain budget.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
* Several years experience in leading supply chain activities.
* Lean, Six Sigma
* CRM, MRP/ERP expertise. Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
* ASQ, APEX, Six Sigma certifications are a plus