Supply Chain and Procurement Manager

Watson Bowman Acme is headquartered in Amherst, New York. WBA has developed and manufactured products for some of the world’s most unique and complex projects. While our core focus has been in expansion control for civil structures, our technical expertise has developed to be much further reaching. Today we have expanded beyond our core products and offer specialty products and services to not only the bridge and highway market, but also the parking and stadium, and architectural structures markets. The Wabo® brand and our products enjoy global recognition. Our expertise in expansion joint systems design has offered us the opportunity to design and build expansion joint systems for the most demanding of projects. WBA is now part of Sika - building a champion for innovation and sustainability in the building materials industry. Sika has subsidiaries in over 100 countries around the world and employs more than 33,000 people. We are looking to hire a Supply Chain and Procurement Manager to support our manufacturing site in Amherst, New York. Salary range between $90K-130K, depending on experience.
Department Purchasing
Job Type Full-Time
Location Amherst, NY, US, 14228

Qualifications: Formula for Success

These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial or Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in Customer Care or Supply Chain management.
  • Previous experience in use of LEAN and Sig Sigma principles considered a plus.
  • Oversee the development and/or deployment of process standards, operating procedures, diagrams, training materials, and job aids as required to properly document and coordinate supply chain roles and responsibilities.
  • Leads the development of assigned staff in efficiency and proficiency by setting measurable business and career targets and providing regular feedback to all direct reports throughout the review period.
  • Regularly interfaces with sales, engineering, and manufacturing planning to ensure scheduled deliveries meet customer expectations.
  • Must understand and follow all quality initiatives and processes for ISO 9001 and other quality standards.
  • Lead with a mindset of continuous improvement and Operational Excellence.
  • Proficient use of all Microsoft applications, and previous experience with MRP systems (SAP Business One).

Principal Responsibilities

This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us:

The Supply Chain and Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing the process of order entry to shipment of Watson Bowman Acme products in the areas of Contract Administration, Customer Care, Procurement, Inventory Control, Logistics, and Warehousing. Ideal candidate will have experience managing complexities in delivering Engineer to Order and Configure to Order products to customers in the construction industry. An important element of this position is to ensure effective communication across functions while driving continuous improvement into processes.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

What we can offer you as an employee of SIKA and Watson Bowman Acme Corp

The chance to bring new ideas, interesting areas for development, and taking responsibility early on are some of the key factors that drive Sika's pioneering spirit. Friendly, personable, and often surprisingly uncomplicated, that's how many of our employees describe their working relationships at Sika. We call this the Sika Spirit. Sika – Building Trust. Trust is the most important thing for us. We trust in the capabilities of all our Sika team members - every day.

  • We want to empower our team mates to make the best decision possible based on their personal experiences
  • We want our employees to take ownership of their roles and responsibilities
  • We want everyone to take positive action towards a rewarding goal
  • We want everyone to provide leadership to those around them regardless of their role within the company

Come BUILD YOUR CAREER with SIKA – Watson Bowman Acme!

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