Supply Chain Manager

Candidate Select - Chicago, IL

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage a team of individual contributors performing supply chain functions including commodity management, supplier management, and hardware ordering, tracking and expediting
  • Act as a technical, project, team and program leader for an established and fast-growing service line
  • Act as the point of contact with the customer in technical discussions and sales initiatives
  • Act as the sourcing and procurement focal for key initiatives (APQP, design to cost, MRL requirements, etc)
  • Establish and maintain operational readiness for all services including staffing plans, employee development, quality assurance, etc.
  • Report status regularly to senior leadership and key customers

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Execution within multiple services
  • Project Management: Execution and Support
  • Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews
  • Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability
  • Personnel Management
  • Onboarding and Professional Development: collaborate and mentor team members
  • Cross-functional teams
  • Geographic re-assignments
  • Account Management and Sales
  • Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT
  • Quality Management and Continuous Improvement


  • Bachelor Degree in Science, Business, Finance, Supply Chain or related discipline required
  • Prefer 8+ years related experience in Integrated Supply Chain or Sourcing / Procurement
  • Demonstrated leadership required; preferably at a program level
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of an organization with customers, suppliers and within the internal team
  • Experience within manufacturing a plus
  • Proficiency with MS-Office Suite Tools, to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • US Citizen

Personal Work Attributes:

  • Strong team and communication skills a must
  • Robust business acumen
  • Energetic, willingness to learn
  • Candidate must be responsible, reliable, detail-oriented, assertive, and self-motivated
  • Candidate must have the ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines on time

About Us:

Candidate Select is a specialized recruitment firm dedicated to working with highly skilled talent and mid to senior-level management. Because of our innovative recruitment process, we are poised to meet the future needs of our candidates and clients. One such step in this process is only placing candidates in permanent roles.

Our experienced recruiting staff has over 20+ years’ experience placing highly skilled talent across many industry verticals including but not limited to Aerospace & Defense, Automobile, Consumer Durables, Electrical & Electronics, FMCG, Financial Services, Industrial, Infrastructure, Internet, Logistics, Metals, Minerals and Mining, Media & Entertainment, Oil & Gas, Outsourcing & Offshoring, Pharma, Lifesciences, Devices & Diagnostics, Power, Technology and Telecom. This expertise allows us to provide a positive recruitment experience to both candidates and clients.

Please continue to check our job portal regularly at newly posted positions. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

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