Director of Supply Chain in St Louis MO

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Experis, a Manpower Group Company
Director of Supply Chain
Job ID: 
St Louis MO
Job Types:
Logistics Management, Planning/Scheduling, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.
Employment Type:
Full Time

The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for directing the organization's overall supply chain operations, including Purchasing, inventory of materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished goods.


  • Achieves organizational objectives by developing strategic plans to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. This role provides support for multiple locations and will require travel 25% of the time.
  • Functional departments include Purchasing, Logistics, Inventory, and Warehouse operations.
  • Assist in the departmental development of supply chain systems to ensure effective procurement and distribution.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of supply chain strategies and cost-savings initiatives and assist in implementing facility-wide vendor contracts and relationships.
  • Establishes proactive measures and processes for the advance communication of the potential for missed supply commitments.
  • Leads the identification and review of manufacturing performance issues associated with schedule adherence and supply service, assigning accountability for root cause analysis and problem-solving activities, and ensuring improvements meet expectations.
  • Proactively identify actual or potential areas of risk according to utilizing performance data and customer history. S&OP Management- building forecast of customer service order
  • Direct procurement and negotiation responsibilities for all raw material sourcing, pricing, confidentiality agreements, supply agreement negotiations, and inventory levels.
  • Supplier risk mitigation.
  • Train, develop, and manage the ongoing performance of direct reports.
  • Ensure direct reports and their teams' adherence to all compliance programs and company policies and a safe working environment.
  • Partner with support teams on implementing the organization's company goals and mission.


  • 5-7 years of whole Supply Chain experience, including Logistics, Warehouse, and Procurement required.
  • 5+ years working in a food manufacturing environment preferred.
  • 3-5 experience with ERP systems, Sage preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field required.
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