Chicago Supply Chain Recruiters Seek a Supply Chain Manager with Lean Expertise

Kappa Search is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager for a North Suburban Chicago employer.


  • Manage Planning and Purchasing departments and coordinate procurement requirements.
  • Responsible for price negotiations and driving quality performance from top vendors.
  • Manage supplier relations and monitor performance.
  • Develop vendor and commodity strategies that are consistent with company goals.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluation of supply chain employees.
  • Expand commodity expertise and drive procurement performance
  • Conduct strategy meetings where necessary.
  • Perform department performance reviews and effectiveness evaluations.
  • Develop and manage supply chain budget.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Several years experience in leading supply chain activities.
  • Lean, Six Sigma
  • CRM, MRP/ERP expertise. Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • ASQ, APEX, Six Sigma certifications are a plus