Supply Chain Manager


Fenton, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations

Webasto is looking for:

POSITION SUMMARY:  Manage all material and supply chain functions including production planning, material planning, sales order management, all warehouse and logistics activities.   




Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  1. Analyzes inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce expedite freight charges, and optimize customer service.
  2. Confers with supply chain planners to forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products.
  3. Designs or implements plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products.
  4. Participates in the coordination of engineering changes or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow and reduce obsolescence.
  5. Assesses appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing to unload, move, ship or store materials.
  6. Negotiates prices and terms with freight forwarders and transportation carriers.
  7. Monitors sales forecasts to identify and determine their effect on supply chain activities.
  8. Selects transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution.
  9. Responsible for KPI’s that include customer on time delivery, air freight charges, inventory accuracy, inventory turns, and overall inventory value.
  10. Implements new or improved supply chain processes.




Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field or equivalent work related job experience.

5 years’ experience in related field.

Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.



Knowledge and proficiency of:

  1. ERP & MRP systems
  2. Warehouse Management
  3. Everyone has the responsibility and right to stop production or shipment if they suspect product does not meet quality requirements.
  4. Follow ISO14001/9001, IATF/TS16949 processes, as required.

Ability to:

  1. Analyze information
  2. Collaborate with other departments



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.