Supply Chain Manager

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Jeffersonville, IN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

The Materials Manager provides results-driven leadership to procurement, planning and shipping/receiving with a focus on best practices, quality and continuous improvement. Responsible for managing all aspects of materials flow including maintaining inventory control and accuracy. This position is also responsible for developing and managing supplier relationships. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develops, implements and manages a cross-functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, raw materials and associated cost elements. 

  • Performs analysis of customer demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute accurate production plans. 

  • Coordinates with cross-functional business teams to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support customer demand. 

  • Ability to leverage metrics and other tools to drive departmental performance. 

  • Establishes and implements methods and best practices that support inventory forecasting, procurement and material control. 

  • Leads by example and motivates people to create a challenging, empowering, and collaborative working environment. 

  • Implements and manages an inventory control system that provides reporting capabilities, minimizes overall inventory value and ensures accuracy of cycle counts . 

  • Proactively identifies and addresses any issues with the production plan by establishing and monitoring the schedule and coordinating with quality, engineering and production operations to ensure on-time delivery targets. 

  • Develops and executes a sourcing strategy to meet the location’s growth and sourcing requirements. 

  • Identifies, develops and manages effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers to meet established cost, quality and delivery targets. 

  • Establishes, implements and manages a system to evaluate, monitor and report supplier scorecard performance 

  • Delivers and fosters continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility. 

  • This position has supervisory responsibilities for all employees in procurement, planning and shipping & receiving. 

  • Adheres to and complies with all Dover Corporate, Dover Precision Components, and plant policies.  

  • Actively engage in lean manufacturing principles and techniques, to include housekeeping and general organization of work area.  

  • All other duties as assigned 


Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, communication and collaboration skills. 

  • Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams. 

  • Working knowledge and understanding of ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment. 

  • Ability to demonstrate solid written and oral communication skills.   

  • The qualified candidate must be able to troubleshoot and resolve various issues within the company.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.   


Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, material management or similar. 

  • At least 5 years progressive experience in a manufacturing environment with procurement, inventory, planning, supervision and ERP systems. 

  • Experience in Lean, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma or similar environment. 

  • Familiarity with ISO 9000 quality system requirements. 

  • APICS certification preferred. 

  • Syteline experience is a plus. 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Sitting for long periods, standing, and walking through facilities.  

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time, at the sole discretion of the Employer. 


Dover Precision Components is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. 

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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