Práca SME
Pridať inzerát

Supply Chain Manager

KF Partners s. r. o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Nitra
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 3 500 EUR/monthBased on the seniority
  • Start date: 1.9.2021
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing the supply chain of Company (master scheduling, internal/external planning, operational purchasing, associated inventory, warehouse and logistics (inbound & outbound). Production and/or assembly by third parties can take place at various levels: sharing a production process, parts, set of parts, sub-assemblies and fully installed machines.

The Supply Chain Manager is part of the Management Team of Company, along with Production & Assembly, Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, Quality and Structural Group.
The Supply Chain Manager has 3 direct reports, while the operational activities are carried out by a team of approximately 45 staff,
works closely with the departments in the Supply Chain, industries and external suppliers. In addition, the Supply Chain Manager spends up to 20% of time participating in global improvement initiatives (participation in global projects)
and reports to the Plant Manager and Corporate office.


Key performance KPI’s responsibilities:

• Inventory, delivery performance (supplier as well as production CLIP) and leadtimes.
- Short-term goal (1 year) – development of Warehouse & Logistics according needs of growth
- Mid-term (2-3 years) - to be defined (SAP implementation, CI projects
- Long term (4-5 years horizon) – to be defined from strategy development plan
• Managing and organising:
- Drawing up framework conditions and preconditions, as well as facilitating the communication of these conditions to the staff and teams, so as to realise the set goals
- Drafting, introducing and monitoring the annual operational plan of the Supply Chain department (including staffing and budget)
- Monitoring, analysing and evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency, and ensuring the identified operational Key Result Indicators are realised
Initiating corrective and preventive measures if deemed necessary
- Implementing continuous improvement initiatives aimed at reducing costs and increasing productivity, product quality and delivery performance (availability) through the use of uniform methods and company standards
- Ensuring safe, healthy and environment-friendly working conditions for the Supply Chain staff
- Actively participate and co-ordinate activity related to co-locations
- Leadership - Purchasing & Planning
- Communication with external partners (customers, vendors, transport companies)
- Allocating resources within the Supply Chain with a view to optimising the process handling
- Taking into account the availability of employees, materials, skills, budget, quality requirements and delivery date targets
- Translating the demand (0-3 months deep) to internal planning and managing the progress
- Making preparations and implementing them in order to meet the medium-term (3-9 months)
- Coordinating and aligning with strategic procurement in relation to purchase contracts
- Safeguarding the functionality of the ERP system and, by doing so, keeping IT support in line with the desired functionality
• Policy/advice
- Expressing the chosen direction with regard to the content and methods of the daily management: include staff, teams and other stakeholders in the ‘why’ and be an ambassador of the vision
- Developing a vision that results in a strategy to organise and give direction to the team within the jointly set frameworks
- Instilling focus, formulating realistic objectives, managing expectations and enforcing consequences
- Providing input to the Managing Director and subsequently implementing operational initiatives based on the company's medium-term strategy.
• Leadership
- Ensuring agreements are fulfilled
- Leading by example, ensuring the rules, values, standards are complied with, acting as role model
- Assigning tasks and responsibilities and giving instructions, taking into account the priorities and capacities of the employees
- Monitoring the progress and quality
- Developing, stimulating and motivating the staff
- Providing feedback on the performance of the staff regarding their tasks, attitude and behaviour
- Performing the Human Resources aspect within the area of responsibility, specifically the selection of employees
- Co-deciding on the individual employment of the staff
- Conducting performance reviews and appraisals, implementing consequences and seeing to other employee-related activities
- Developing a culture in which people feel responsible and are given freedom (engaging the staff and teams by leaving room for individual initiative)

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Other manufacturing

Our client is an international non-automotive manufacturing company.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Higher vocational or Academic education professional level
• Broad knowledge and experience with products, processes and logistics concepts in a technical production environment;
• Familiar with logistics concepts (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, QRM, etc.)
• Certified or similar education
• Knowledge of the 5M model (Man, Machine, Method, Material, Mission)
• Extensive experience in a management position
• Knowledge of logistics, production and assembly processes
• Very high knowledge of MRP, ERP (SAP preferred)
• Excellent command English


Brief description of the company

KF Partners s.r.o. is an executive search consulting and human resources consulting company, which focuses on senior positions and positions in middle senior management.

Company address

KF Partners s. r. o.
Košická 49
821 08 Bratislava