Job Title:  Director, Supply Chain


Garden City, NY, US, 11530

Business Unit:  Hughes Treitler
Posting Date:  Feb 17, 2024
Job Description: 

Position Summary:

The Director, Supply Chain is responsible for managing and coordinating activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distributing raw materials, component parts, sub systems, outsourcing, equipment, and supplies required for production.  This position is responsible for and manages the Purchasing, Production Planning and Materials Teams.

Supervisory Responsibilties:

  • The position has direct reports but must be able to work in partnership with Engineering, Quality, and Production in support of the departmental objectives.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the materials management, production planning, purchasing, receiving, warehousing, inventory control and shipping in support of the Garden City facility.

  • Prepares and manages planning processes and master scheduling regarding production materials used in the manufacture of customer products, WIP materials flow, procurement systems and shipping.
  • Manages, prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices to buyers and inter-company planners.
  • Analyzes market, supplier and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability in support of manufacturing.  
  • Negotiates for contract of outsourced production items.
  • Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Interacts with suppliers to address continuous reduction of lead-times, material costs and on time delivery for materials.
  • Manages and organizes buyer workloads and tasks to meet division production goals.
  • Ensures relevant flow down of purchase order quality and special requirements to suppliers.
  • Directs, instructs, and coordinates activities of direct reports engaged in Oracle ERP operations.
  • Meets with direct reports to discuss progress of work, resolve problems, and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met.
  • Reviews and resolves daily activities and reports to detect errors.
  • Initiates and directs the material flow from procurement RFQ to production issue and final product shipping.
  • Manages and executes the issuance of Discrete Jobs to the production floor to support customer dock date commitments and upper management revenue goals.
  • Manages the release of completed and/or partial WIP production jobs.
  • Ensures adequate and controlled inventory levels to meet production, strategic and engineering requirements.
  • Determines material forecast and receipt schedules.  
  • Manages and coordinates receiving, stockroom and shipping functions and supervises materials employees.
  • Coordinates material delivery and kiting of stock room parts for production.
  • Creates and maintains a Master Production Schedule for the issue of kits to Manufacturing.
  • Maintains a cycle count program as well as directing and reconciling any annual physical inventory counts.
  • Support cost reductions through Global Sourcing Group and support/train the Oracle operations in Garden City.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of an approved supplier list.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining supplier performance reporting.
  • Responsible for the training, work performance and conformance of direct reports to company rules, policies and procedures and the proper handling of infractions, grievances, and performance matters.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.



Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess solid analytical skills in forecasting and anticipating production needs and capabilities.

  • Must be able to prioritize workload in a multitasking environment, short-term tactical along with longer term strategic activities.

  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision and have the ability to interact positively and motivate others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with MRP systems; preferably Oracle.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs to include Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to get the job done.

  • Exceptional communication skills; promoting teamwork and a positive work environment.

  • Experience preferably in the military or aerospace industries.

  • Demonstrated history of successful change management and implementation of operational excellence improvements such as lean manufacturing, demand flow, and six sigma.

  • Strong ability to communicate with all levels of the organization from the production floor to the executive office; strong interpersonal, leadership, & organizational skills.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 7 years experience in Supply Chain

  • Ability to solve practial problems and deal with a variety of changing situations in a fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills requiring the ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain cooperation




  • Due to contracts with the United States Government, the candidate must be either a US Citizen or Green card holder





Salary Minimum:  $160,000
Salary Maximum:  $190,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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