Director of Supply Chain - Industrial (Steel) Manufacturing
Perfect World Search - Alvarado, TX

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Job Description
: POSITION: Director of Supply Chain

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations

LOCATION: Alvarado, TX (Fort Worth metropolitan area)


A leading manufacturer of industrial steel products has an immediate opening for a Director of Supply Chain at its manufacturing facility located in Alvarado, TX (Fort Worth metropolitan area). Reporting to the company’s Vice President of Operations, the Director of Supply Chain is responsible for planning and managing all activities involved in procurement, receiving and inventory management, production scheduling and control, and shipping activities at this facility.

  • Responsibility for Production Control to include handling of materials from raw materials to finished product in an organized, cost effective manner. This is to include production scheduling. *
  • Drive value added programs and new technologies for more efficient procurement activities, increase efficient procurement activities and increase efficiencies around programs like VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), consignment purchase programs. *
  • Look for opportunities to leverage our volumes, our knowledge, and our relationships. *
  • Work with management team to conceive, create, develop, implement and monitor comprehensive and effective strategic plans to improve sourcing initiatives and objectives. *
  • Logistic management activities to include transportation strategy for inbound raw materials and finished goods. *
  • Sourcing planning, including current inventory and forecast demand, in collaboration with all suppliers and company operational requirements. *
  • People Management to drive efficiencies *
  • Responsible for interacting with Customer Service to ensure Customer Requirements/Dates are clearly reflected in the purchase and conversion of steel *
  • Capability to drive into the ERP system to ensure product flow and progress is clearly reflected in the system outputs *
  • Ensuring inventory accuracy and proper audits are in place to ensure when material is physically moved there is a corresponding system transaction. *
  • Oversee strategic sourcing of raw materials and services that align with goals and objectives. *
  • Review and approve purchases over a specified dollar amount as well as non-routine purchases. *
  • Vendor management *
  • Properly hire, train and motivate staff and ensure the highest levels of performance are met. *
  • Develop KPI’s (key performance indicators). *
  • Effectively communicate with all executive levels and operational management to ensure that goals and objectives are being met. *
  • ERP System knowledge and Experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration with emphasis on supply chain management, or related field(s). *
  • Ten years of experience in purchasing and/or supply chain, preferably within industrial manufacturing environments. *
  • Experience in leading and supervising professionals, both indirect and direct reports. *
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency with computer software to include, but not limited to: Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Work and Power-Point. *
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills in order to coordinate and execute multiple projects simultaneously with the capacity to work independently with the ability to perform work with minimal direction and supervision.


Annual salary of $115,000 with performance bonus up to 20 percent. Full benefit package. Relocation assistance, as appropriate.