Supply Chain Manager

  • Gordian
  • $92,040.00 - 130,990.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time

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The Supply Chain Manager will develop and execute a strategic commodity plan to procure material in a cost effective and timely manner to meet customer demand while satisfying inventory requirements. The Supply Chain Manager will also be responsible for managing inventory, logistics, cost-out activities (PPV), ensure on-time delivery, maximize inventory turns, supplier management, and maintain acceptable quality levels.

The Supply Chain Manager works closely with internal customers, including operators, planners, customer service, engineers, marketing and finance; interacts with purchasing leads at other Anderson-Negele facilities and within Fortive; interacts with senior leadership team; must be able to work in a multi-cultural organization covering a diverse set of education and experiences from junior to the most senior level in the organization.


* Lead and develop team of professional buyers/planners, commodity managers, sourcing specialists to achieve KPI's and strategic goals of the organization
* Support production team as required ensuring a continuous flow of material to support customer requirements. Resolve any line-down issues including expediting material as needed to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
* Lead improvements in on-time delivery and inventory reduction through the implementation of world-class materials management processes. Ensure the availability of production parts while inventory carrying costs and exposure. Supports 95% on-time delivery to customer request.
* Participate in cross-functional new product development teams, qualifying new parts/suppliers to ensure supply chain continuity and lowest product cost at launch
* Drive supplier quality, delivery, cost and inventory KPI's with the supply chain team
* Maintains continuous in-depth knowledge of identified commodities, industry trends, and developing technologies.
* Negotiate contracts with suppliers that provide for continuous year-over-year improvements in performance, including quality, delivery, cost and inventory.
* Identify new procurement channels, lead new supplier selection, drive supplier development/relationships and coordinate strategic supplier management ensuring that the supplier qualification process is followed to support business and supply chain objectives
* Initiate, lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives through the use of appropriate FBS (Fortive Business System) tools including kanban, standard work, IMAG (Inventory Management at Gemba) and leader standard work
* Perform high-quality transactions to eliminate A/P issues and ensure efficient receiving of raw materials.
* Ensure compliance to all accounting, import/export, and legal regulations


Yes - manages professional level employees


Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, business, engineering or other related field; MBA preferred.


* Minimum 5 years supply chain and procurement experience in a lean manufacturing organization.
* Supervisory or management experience preferred.
* Strong experience utilizing various MRP/ERP systems
* Experience deploying and utilizing lean supply chain tools including kanban.
* Leadership - strong managerial skills to work across all functions and levels of an organization; ability to lead change; effectively establishes high performing teams and role models high performance standards
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills- crisp verbal skills, effective listening skills; effective facilitation skills; demonstrates high energy and models behaviors to motivate the team.
* Strong analytical, problem solving, business strategy, strategic thinking, results orientation, innovation, influence, stakeholder management, customer orientation, supplier management, leadership, and change management/adaptability skills
* Excellent negotiation, analytical and problem solving, project management, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, cross functional, team oriented environment
* APICS industry certification desired.


* Certified Purchasing Management (CPM) or Certified Purchasing Inventory Management (CPIM), desired

Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.