Supply Chain Specialist, Operations


Job Purpose

Responsible for leading the Supply Chain function at the Huntsville, Texas facility. This position is the primary Customer Service representative for Company Operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating purchase orders, procuring materials, parts, services, and supplies required to support company operations in a cost-effective manner
  • Responsible for customer order communications (internally and externally), order processing & shipping confirmations along with posting production into the Company’s ERP (JDE) system
    • Respond to Customer inquiries with a sense of urgency with accurate information
    • Provide accurate, valid, error free and complete information verbally and into various computer systems and email
    •  Maintain Customer order status and internal production request logs
  • Manage vendor relationships (e.g., raw material suppliers, third party logistics, and service providers)
    • Set-up new vendors for materials & services.
    • Secure bids, negotiate pricing, delivery, service, and quality with vendors as required
    • Follows up with the suppliers to ensure order acknowledgment and correct products or services are delivered on time
    • Contacts suppliers in the event of delivery problems (such as shortages/overages, damages, invoicing discrepancies, etc.) and resolves the problem appropriately
  • Monitors demand consumption for long lead items, reporting corrective action to be taken in order to optimize supply and minimize excess inventory
  • Collaborate with other departments to share information and problem solve to meet Customer and internal operational needs
  • Coordinate with Production & Sales with to conduct supply / demand forecasting, inventory management, and on time deliveries
  • Post new production into JDE and maintain accurate inventory counts
  • Identify and manage risk within the supply chain
  • Identify, develop and implement profit improvement plans

Qualifications + Experience


  •  B.S. Degree or equivalent experience is required


  • 3+ Years Chemical / Supply Chain Operations experience
  • Experience in Production Planning, internal and external manufacturing
  • Experience working in Logistics and Shipping/Receiving
  • Experience in Raw Material procurement
  • Experience with ERP integrated systems, JD Edwards a plus