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Supply Chain Supervisor



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A key partner and influencer in driving project procurement requirements throughout the sales, engineering, planning and installation lifecycle of turn-key solutions in the automated material handling industry

Participate in front end procurement planning, development, and release of RFP/RFQs, prepare bid analysis, and select suppliers considering all data and determining factors pertaining to a project

Maintain a positive and professional approach while addressing multiple objectives

Work is of a complex nature involving a considerable amount of initiative, analytical work, and a high level of independent judgment

Monitor sales forecast to identify future supply requirements in the pipeline and proactively ensure the right suppliers are in place and will have capacity to satisfy demand

Engage with sales and engineering in early stages of a project to develop the procurement plan

Evaluate supply and cost in relation to the project requirements to identify areas of risk and opportunities to mitigate

Prepare and release RFP/RFQ packages and review bids for completeness and accuracy

Lead the selection of preferred bidders based on cost, competitiveness, and ability to fulfill project scope

Maintain historic cost information and advice project team on current costs of products and services in support of budget development

Lead the communication and negotiations with suppliers

Manage relationships with current suppliers as well as identify and qualify new suppliers

Ensure that suppliers meet requirements for quality, delivery, safety, and total cost

Balance preferences and demands from stakeholders against project objectives and procurement standards to ensure that business and procurement objectives are met

Execute purchase orders through the purchasing life cycle

Maintain agreements, contracts, and other procurement/purchasing records

Participate in the development and creation of policies, procedures, and process improvements

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related field such as Supply Chain Management, Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Minimum 5 years of related experience, specifically a minimum of 4 years related to capital project procurement, supply chain management, or project management pertaining to industrial construction or installation of industrial equipment

Experience with ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics GP or SAP

An equivalent combination of education and/or experience is acceptable


Good interpersonal and influencing skills

Ability to effectively negotiate and maintain good working relationships in a professional manner

Ability to effectively lead decision-making process for cross-functional team to ensure project goals and objectives are met

Possess a working knowledge of automated material handling equipment design concepts and specifications or of mechanical and electrical principles

Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and blueprints

Ability to summarize complex situations and provide clear recommendations

Ability to deal with fluid situations, incomplete information and be flexible

Good time management and ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines

Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Email applications; must be proficient with Microsoft Excel

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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