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Supply Chain Director in Everett, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Everett, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $150000.0 - $175000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

 Supply Chain Director – Direct Hire!

Electronic manufacturing company is needing to add a leader to the team.  Do you have expert knowledge and experience when it comes to electronic supplies? Review the job description below and follow up.

Job Description

  • Reporting to the CEO, the Supply Chain Director is responsible for managing all the US and Mexican operational activities of the supply chain management.
  • Directs and controls all supply chain staff and activities including purchasing, production control, material control, inventory control, warehouse and shipping/receiving.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures, material schedules and coordinates the efficient movement of materials.
  • Reviews and plans requirements for purchasing material to support production and continual improvement of an integrated strategic sourcing process.
  • Prepares MRP using company Fourth Shift system.
  • Establishes a supplier management partnership resulting in improved profitability and achieve outstanding customer service.
  • Participates with other senior managers to establish company plans and objectives.

Requirements & Preferences

  • At least 15 years of global supply chain experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • 5+ years of progressive leadership of a professional purchasing staff, or equivalent experience leading teams or work groups.
  • A track record of successfully developing and implementing the Supply Chain function.
  • Experience implementing a global supply planning processes.
  • Experience with implementing Vendor Managed Inventory/Supplier Replenishment.
  • Extensive experience with planning a low-cost country supply base.
  • A track record of creating a sustainable inventory management processes with demonstrated year over year reductions.
  • High level of analytical ability to solve complex problems.
  • Significant experience in Lean Manufacturing waste reduction techniques (5-S, Kaizen, Continuous Flow, Lead Time Reduction, Value Stream Mapping, and Kanban).
  • Proven track record of efficiency improvements, quality improvements and project management.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, speak Spanish a plus.
  • Strong leadership and strong interpersonal skills to build and lead highly effective teams.
  • Demonstrated ability for innovative/creative thinking.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and daily management of MRP II systems for example:  Oracle manufacturing or another MRP II system), Fourth shift/ APEX.
  • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide leadership within the Materials organization and within Operations in support of Lean practices.
  • May require some travel to Mexico.


  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Engineering or a related science field.
  • APICS Certification or demonstrated progress toward certification strongly desired.

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.