Supply Chain Manager

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company: REV Group, Inc.

Requisition ID: 7468 

Job Title:                                 Supply Chain Manager

Job Grade:                              Salaried

Revision:                                 2

Revision Date:                         01/20/2021

Source of Supervision:            GM-Director of Operations


Primary Functions:


Reporting to the Director of Operations-General Manager, this key position is responsible to manage all aspects of material planning and material flow and to maintain control and accuracy over all goods inventories, including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, cost, warehouse, receiving, and shipping to ensure that customer orders are fulfilled on time. This includes chassis, raw, WIP and finished goods inventories. This position is also responsible to develop and manage all supplier relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop, implement and manage cross-functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates, capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements.
  • Performs analysis of customer demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute build to order and build to forecast plans.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional business teams to develop the best economic strategy for production planning to support customer demand.
  • Establish and implement methods and best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, purchasing, and material control.
  • Establishes and supervises production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progress of production and reviewing factors that affect schedules.
  • Collect data, perform data analysis and coordinate any activities required to support projects initiated by the Corporate Sourcing Group.
  • Identify, develop and manage effective relationships with existing and potential suppliers of goods and services to meet the established cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Establish, implement, and manage system to evaluate, monitor and report supplier scorecard performance.
  • Adhere to established company policies, procedures, terms and conditions and legal matters that affect purchasing policies.
  • Coordinate and work with quality, engineering, production and assembly operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring the production schedule to proactively identify and address any issues.
  • Responsible for accuracy of inventory counts by implementing and managing an inventory control system, capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future.
  • Achieves financial objectives by working with management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions.
  • Participates as a member of the operations team in making cross-functional operational decisions.
  • Participates in MRB and CAR meetings to resolve quality issues working with both internal and external resources.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by implementing, maintaining and aligning company policies that adhere to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Actively leads Continuous Improvements within the department.





  • In-depth knowledge of computerized integrated information systems (manufacturing, materials management, production planning, procurement and distribution) and a superior understanding of manufacturing material flow in a plant.
  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and provide dedicated support of internal customer requirements. 
  • Must be a proactive change agent and possess leadership skills to build and maintain a team oriented environment while leveraging lean methodologies.
  • Must have solid interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate staff and to interact with various departments throughout the organization.
  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.
  • Must know how to influence bottom line results.
  • Must be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational skills, with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.
  • Must be able to work well in high pressure, fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution.
  • Must be proficient in information technology systems utilized in Materials Management
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings, blue prints, assembly drawing, schematics and other written or verbal instructions presented in English. 
  • Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree required in business related area – Engineering a plus or 5-7 years’ experience in lieu of education.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of progressive manufacturing operations, procurement, and inventory control experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a Procurement leadership role, focusing on standardizing planning & execution, reducing sourcing complexity, and talent development
  • Lean ideology – drives for continuous improvement – lean manufacturing experience preferred
  • Good understanding of finance
  • Demonstrated supplier management skills
  • Proven ability to lead – able to foster cross functional and cross business collaboration
  • Experience with rate-based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments.
  • Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP, lean manufacturing processes and Excel.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat.
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.


Work Environment:


Indoor office

Production Floor occasionally.


Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required on production floor:


  • Safety glasses.
  • Earplugs.
  • Work gloves.


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