Manages and oversees overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of materials as well as selection of vendors. Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. Coordinates and resolves issues regarding existing and new products. Interacts with customers to ensure that all requirements are being met. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.
Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 5-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.