Procurement – Supply Chain Manager

October 18, 2021

We are looking to add an experienced Procurement – Supply Chain Manager to our Team. The Procurement – Supply Chain Manager will develop execute sourcing strategies that leverage the Company’s spending and provide value in supply assurance, pricing, flexibility, quality and performance.

Essential Job Responsibilities
 Develop and execute sourcing and planning strategies that improves cost, lead times and working capital, mitigate supply risk, ensure high quality of materials / services and rationalize supply base.
 Manage raw material inventory levels to meet company inventory policies and to maximize financial returns.
 Develop internal policies, procedures and tools necessary to implement sourcing initiatives.
 Analyze market trends to create leverage, identify sourcing alternatives and drive cost reduction activities for direct and indirect materials / services.
 Work collaboratively with global operations, product development and commercial teams to improve overall cost and customer satisfaction.
 Conduct competitive sourcing bids / events, lead contract negotiations and execute long term supply agreements.
 Monitor strategic suppliers’ key performance indicators, conduct supplier business reviews and implement supplier continuous improvement plans.
 Support requirements for certifications (ISO, TS (Automotive), etc.) including documentation, internal and supplier audits, etc.
 Some travel to other Fibertex, supplier, and customer locations

 Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Material Management, Supply Chain or related field or equivalent. APICS Certification a plus.
 3 -7 years of experience (Nonwovens, textiles, or automotive preferred) developing RFPs, negotiating contracts and managing supply agreements.
 Team player/builder with ability to work effectively across business or functional lines.
 Working knowledge of scheduling software and production and inventory control systems
 Able to operate independently and under pressure within a rapidly changing environment.
 Excellent computer skills and familiarity with most common software packages including Microsoft Office. Strong Excel skills a must
 Working knowledge of manufacturing lean principles.

Primary Working Relationships
 Reports to Director of Operations
 Strong Sales and Customer Service Interface
 Strong interface with Production Manager, Warehouse Manager and Supervisors
 Critical Material Suppliers interface
 Other Fibertex resources as necessary

Please email [email protected].