What does a Supply-Chain-Manager do?
A Supply Chain Manager has an important role in the planning, organizing and carrying out of large-scale projects. A Supply Chain Manager reviews data and then enacts a plan in order to make improvements to the supply chain system. They work to promote top-notch performance from workers and lower the overall costs of items used in projects.
A Supply Chain Manager is the contact point for many large purchases made from outside of the company for projects. They ensure fair prices and negotiate with company representatives to set to it the parent company is receiving the best possible price for good solid. Additionally, a Supply Chain Manager had detailed awareness of stock on hand and actively monitor what is being used and support builders by making sure they have the tools needed.
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Supply-Chain-Manager Career Path
Learn how to become a Supply-Chain-Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“The pay per hour is great if you are full time and have been there for years.”
“Opportunities to grow / Innovative / Skilled people around you and ownership from day 1.”
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“It is also expected you do the same in others department which is not the best for good communication.”
Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a supply chain manager
When working as a supply chain manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Bridge Builder, MS EXCEL, SAP ERP, Oracle ERP Cloud and Decision Making.
- Demand Planner
- Supply Chain Specialist
- Supply Chain Analyst
- Production Planner
The most common qualifications to become a supply chain manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.