Supply Chain in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $115000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We have an excellent career opportunity for a Supply Chain Manager for one of Santa Barbara's top companies.Great company with amazing culture. The ideal candidate will have strong manufacturing background This position is responsible for developing and managing key supplier relationships, and for creating needed infrastructure for all purchasing activities, while monitoring and reporting supply chain KPIs company-wide.


  • Manage responsibility for the purchasing staff which includes goal setting, performance management, mentoring, and employee relations.
  • Identify training and development opportunities for the purchasing staff.
  • Identify and qualify suppliers with appropriate quality, capacity, and competitive pricing to support the highest possible service levels to CMC customers.
  • Develop and manage supplier relationships, and negotiate the most favorable terms to support current demands, while assuring future growth requirements are met.
  • Establish formal material planning processes for internal manufacturing as well as external (purchased) products.
  • Effectively utilize MRP system to manage inventory and safety stock levels for both components and finished goods while actively communicating appropriate inventory KPI’s throughout the organization.
  • Identify supplier performance gaps and develop action plans to achieve desired performance levels..
  • Address concerns and issues from customer service, sales, and procurement relating to customer needs; Communicate/escalate supply issues in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate and recommend actions to improve upon customer deliveries.
  • Share information and provide reporting on key supply chain metrics.
  • Create and implement tools and processes to support production planning with accurate and timely information.
  • Encourage autonomy and create growth opportunities for the purchasing team.
  • Identify and initiate cost reduction opportunities.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Some travel is required to support vendor and supplier visits.


  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Must have proven inventory and production planning experience
  • Experience with logistics supervision required
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Manufacturing background is required
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem resolution skills for supply chain issues
  • Extensive user knowledge of ERP Systems and/or other Planning Systems
  • Strong computers skills, including Word and Excel, are required

QUALIFICATIONS (Education and experience)

  • Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management is preferred
  • APICS Certification is preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment with responsibility for production planning, supplier management, and sustained product supply