Supply Chain Design Manager
- Location: Atlanta, GA based
Our client, a leading logistics organization, is looking for a Supply Chain Design Manager, to manage overall accountability for designing supply chain solution proposals to support revenue growth and serve as business matter expert for all of the design phase service offerings our client provides. The ideal candidate will have a have a strong analytics background and is familiar with working in a 3PL/logistics environment when it comes to warehouse and supply chain optimization design.
The successful candidate will have the essential job function responsibilities covering the following areas of: Supply Chain Design, Network Optimization, Transportation Optimization, Continuous Improvement, and Tool Development.
The Supply Chain Design Manager will:
- Focus on designing and developing distribution centers to align with external customer needs and reduce extra cost in the supply chain process
- Develop, maintain, and drive the execution of highly visible supply chain dashboards to track operations and communicate status to the entire team
- Develop business cases for internal initiatives/design activities using financial modelling techniques and network optimization to support client proposals and internal initiatives
- Act as a liaison and work closely with Business Development, Operations, Design Engineering, IT, Transportation, Real Estate, and other departments at the corporate level
- Interact with vendors and the internal brand and sales teams, encompassing critical component planning, allocation direction, supply flexibility modelling, and materials liability management
- Manage a team of 2-3 supply chain analysts
The ideal Supply Chain Design Manager has the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related discipline (Master's Degree Preferred)
- 7+ years of work experience (preferably 3PL environment and/or Supply Chain Consulting)
- 5+ years in related role such as Network Optimization, Design, Transportation or Solutions/Industrial Engineering
- Experience in Supply Chain Optimization/Strategy preferred (JDA Strategist, Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru)