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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.




Job Title:

Supply Chain Manager


Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) provides proactive leadership and strategic direction in the areas of production planning/scheduling, material planning/scheduling, and distribution planning/scheduling.  The SCM is responsible for all SC personnel, processes, systems, and system data, and for causing the optimal flow of materials, products, and information and in a manner which efficiently support the manufacturing processes and customer requirements.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

The Supply Chain Manager is accountable for achieving optimum Supply Chain performance by perpetuating the following personally and/or through subordinates, connections and/or SPA’s: 

  • Advances initiatives which promote and sustain the safety, health and welfare of all Supply Chain personnel.
  • Ensures all Supply Chain personnel comply with applicable EHSSS standards, procedures and policies.
  • Provides focus, direction, leadership and technical expertise to various Supply Chain and plant personnel.
  • Communicates needs and objectives to managers and key personnel in Procurement, Operations, Logistics and Distribution.
  • Fosters and promotes innovative solutions that drive cost reduction and continuous improvement of the Supply Chain process.
  • Effectively manages relationships between many different vendors and information technology systems.
  • Trains, develops, mentors and assists their peers and subordinates in all of the departments that fall within the Supply Chain process.
  • Continually evaluates the inventory planning and materials control process, methodologies and system tools to drive process improvements where appropriate.
  • Ensures integrity of forecast, product dedication, level loading and new product setup and product transitions.
  • Oversees shipping, receiving, and warehouse operations performance, inventory accuracy, and freight cost.
  • Resolves problems for the Supply Chain Group.
  • Perpetuates continuous improvement of system information and processes including:
            • Order management
            • Item structure, forecast, planning & distribution data
            • Warehouse management & processes
            • Shipping scheduling processes
            • Production scheduling processes
  • Acts as SPA for slow moving & obsolete (SLOBS) reporting & disposition.
  • Facilitates OTC exception root cause and preventive/remedial action initiatives.
  • Supervises, trains and coaches Planners, Schedulers and Distribution personnel.
  • Functions as a member of the Plant Leadership Team.
  • Willingly performs other duties that may be assigned.


Candidate Requirements:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a Supply Chain leadership role, preferably in a manufacturing environment with hands-on experience directing the process which includes the planning of procurement, production, inventory control, forecasting, scheduling, logistics and distribution.
  • Proficient with analytical, spreadsheet, presentation and word processing software (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Strong ERP/MRP system experience.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to executive management and public groups.
  • Core competencies: Accountability, Change Agent, Flexible, Communications, Simplifies the Complex, Teamwork, Strategic Thinking, Commitment to Excellence, Leadership


Education and Experience:

  • Four-year degree from a University or College in Business Administration and/or related fields required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing TQM, ISO, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Six Sigma is preferred. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 


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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Norcross
State:  GA

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Warehouse, Material Planner, Manufacturing