You might hire a supply chain manager to:

  • Monitor inventory for sufficiency
  • Coordinate logistics for inbound and outbound shipments

  • Ensure timely delivery of customer orders
  • Maintain strong supplier and distributor relationships
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong analytical skills
Understanding of distribution and logistics
High level of organization
Familiarity with ERP software like Oracle and Sage
Ability to take direction and learn on the job
Insight into economic conditions and market dynamics
Demonstrated leadership abilities and interpersonal skills
Interest in innovative technologies such as automation
Rigorous attention to detail
Capacity to negotiate with suppliers and distributors