Chicago supply chain recruitment agency seeks a Director of Supply Chain

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading supply chain recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of supply chain roles. Currently, we are seeking a Director of Supply Chain for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who will be able to effectively direct all supply chain functions, from material and demand planning to distribution and logistics. This person should be able to consistently ensure that these functions adhere to customer requirements and expectations as a means to achieve overarching business goals.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and lead S&OP plans
  • Establish direction for demand planning, logistics and customer service functions
  • Ensure resolution of manufacturing problems or concerns, as needed
  • Plan strategies for commodity and non-commodity purchasing

Requirements:             

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management, Business, or related field
  • At least 10 years of managerial experience in the supply chain field
  • Excellent project management, communication, and leadership skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferences:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Food manufacturing (frozen food) experience
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