Supply Chain Manager

We are seeking a Supply Chain Manager for a well established manufacturing client of ours in the Vancouver area. Reporting to the Operartions Manager, the Supply Chain Manager will oversee and leads the team responsible for ordering and scheduling plant operations, raw materials, and scheduling and planning outbound freight routes to minimize overall costs.

Advantages
-Excellent compensation and benefits
-Well known and respected brand
-Be a key part of change management initiatives

Responsibilities
Develops, implements, and monitors all logistics management activities required for the timely
and efficient transportation and distribution of products to ship to locations

• Coordinates and proactively communicates with internal and external logistics contracts, cross-
company functional contacts, as well as suppliers/vendors as needed to ensure a consistent and

efficient flow of goods and services (Not responsible for “sourcing” policies)
• Create transportation capacity strategy and develop contingency plans to cost-effectively support
varying levels of company sales
• Work with National Materials, Sourcing & Logistics departments to identify opportunities to reduce
both inbound and outbound freight costs
• Manage loading dock group to ensure the accurate lading of goods according to approved
loading practices to prevent freight damage during transit and ensuring safe truck operation
• Ensures appropriate and cost-effective plans for shipments of incoming and outgoing
products/supplies, ensuring timely, efficient, and high-quality delivery.
• Ensure that all raw materials are forecast, planned, and ordered to ensure 100% demand
fulfillment in alignment with Corporate Sourcing strategy
• Oversee the creation of the Plant production schedule for all raw materials and finished goods to
include major promotions, current orders, and forecast volumes; including data analysis to support
this process
• Source materials from local suppliers where National contracts do not exist
• Order all raw materials in a cost-effective manner consistent with a make-to-order production
environment
• Manage all activities related to Plant scheduling and outbound freight planning
• Manage build out of raw materials to prevent obsolescence due to line change
• Manage safety levels stock allocation within OHM program to avoid shortages and overages of
raw materials
• Manage receiving staff to maximize efficiencies and reduce labor costs where possible
• Provide and manage weekly KPI to mgmt. team
• Participate in various daily- weekly- monthly meetings as required
• Plan and analyze daily cycle counts

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree (Business or Engineering preferred) or equivalent work experience.
• Ability to communicate fluently in English both orally and in writing
• Expert ability to influence and effectively communicate with individuals/groups from varied backgrounds and skill levels
• Strong production planning and communication skills both written and verbal
• Should be familiar with specifications, drawings, and bills of materials
• Must be proficient with MS Office (especially Excel)
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Task oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Understanding of inventory turns and inventory control policies including cycle counts and layered audit systems

Summary
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva | nick.paraskeva@randstad.ca

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