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Supply Chain Specialist

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Supply Chain Specialist will facilitate supply chain activities and provide ERP system support.

Job Responsibilities

• Provide leadership from a ‘corporate’ perspective while working toward company goals and objectives 
• Monitor all locations on issues relating to product flow, logistics and system use. 
• Monitor inventory levels for finished goods and raw material in all facilities. 
• Monitor aging product, working with the Sales team and the plants for disposition of aging product. 
• Approve short lead orders, perform changes and allocations, work with appropriate parties regarding availability issues 
• Develop, document and maintain business procedures, ensuring data integrity. 
• Support, uphold and monitor company policies and procedures as they pertain to sales, distribution and logistics. 
• Work with production management at all locations on supply chain issues. 
• Work with the procurement department on inventory/material setup to ensure best practices are utilized. 
• Assist in the design and testing of new warehousing technology. 
• Create training documentation and train end users at all plants.  
• Travel to multiple locations for projects, training and/or onsite support.  
• Assist Management Team and Plant Managers with extracting data from the system. 
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures. 
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program. 
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager. 

Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
• 4 years of supply chain experience or more. 
• In-depth understanding of Supply Chain processes and related issues. • Ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience.  
• Ability to administer a proactive management approach.  
• Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction to personnel relating to supply chain issues.   
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve. 

Preferred Education and Experience

• BA in Supply Chain Management.

Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting.
• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer