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Supply Chain Manager - Remote

Company: SeQuential
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for overseeing the ongoing procurement of raw materials and recycling of process waters, including supplier/customer onboarding and ongoing compliance adherence, negotiating, and optimizing freight logistics and system wide inventory optimization, reporting and management. This work should be carried out in a manner that is respectful, constructive, and energetic and guided by the values and objectives of the company.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Conduct business in a manner that is aligned with the company's mission and core values of Sequentially.
  • Coordinate timely inbound and outbound shipments of UCO and process waters from customers and suppliers to and from the SQES facility network across the Western United States.
  • Negotiate the purchases and undertake ongoing procurement and logistics of used cooking oil and waste water disposal rates, considering delivery specifications, identifying, and vetting prospective suppliers, product qualities, securing competitive bids and negotiating purchases (price and terms).
  • Develop and implement processes for driving continuous improvements/ innovations with suppliers of critical items and for evaluating supplier performance.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art replenishment tools and techniques to ensure adequate safety stocks (i.e. no out of stocks of critical items), leverages volume purchases to minimize unit freight costs and discounts as well as minimize inventory on hand.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Facility Operations to forecast and inform purchases and shipments of used cooking oil (UCO) and waste water recycling.
  • Become an "ERP Super User" for inventory management to monitor internal supplies of UCO and waste water across the company including trucking depots, and other, terminals, and storage sites.
  • Manage Supplier onboarding process and ongoing document requirements, including but not limited to KYC, Sustainability Surveys, and monthly Separated Food Waste Compliance.
  • Identify potential risks to supplies and develop contingency plans (e.g., alternate suppliers).
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Prepare and submit an annual procurement budget, manage effectively within the budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
  • Track and report key functional metrics (e.g. key price indices), status of supplier development, contingency plans for critical supplies and supplier negotiations.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project management.
  • Working knowledge of inventory management, replenishment and supply chain management processes and systems.
  • Decision making.Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position is responsible for the practical oversight of all procurement functions. Depending on scale the position may oversee one to four employees.Required Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree plus 6+ years of progressive procurement and purchasing experience preferably in the fuel, chemical or fluid products industry.
    • Experienced negotiator and networker
    • Microsoft Excel: 1 year
    • Supply chain: 1 year
    • Working knowledge of cash and futures markets (e.g., yellow grease, #2 heating oil and chemicals)
    • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.Preferred Education and Experience
      • Knowledge of myriad supplier or third-party management software.The Supply Chain Manager's office location TBC. Periodic travel to SQES facilities and customer / supplier locations is likely.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $90,000.00 - $101,500.00 per year

Keywords: SeQuential, Seattle , Supply Chain Manager - Remote, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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