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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER – Weatherby, Inc. – Sheridan, WY

  • Weatherby, Inc
  • Sheridan, WY
  • Full Time

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Supply Chain Manager handles the procurement of goods and services for a company. Manages each part of the supply chain to ensure consistent delivery of goods and services while identifying possible obstacles that may affect productivity. Ensures Weatherby has the optimum supply to support the build plan and forecast. Work involves issuing purchase orders, anticipating and communicating delivery status, communicating with vendors, identifying and communicating status of expedited items.


  • Developing sound, cost-effective strategies for the purchasing of materials used in the business.
  • Maintaining relationships with suppliers for both domestic and international, while continually scouting for additional vendors.
  • Evaluating suppliers’ performance to key metrics, coach in areas of weakness, and drive improvement as related to Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Responsiveness.
  • Communicating with management regularly regarding the efficient flow of goods and services affecting production.
  • Conducting cost & inventory analyses, benchmarking, and driving performance improvement.
  • Developing risk management procedures to mitigate losses in the event of product shortages.
  • Continuously improve reporting frameworks, tools and processes to ensure access to timely, accurate and actionable data.
  • Supervising purchasing team and delegating tasks across departments when necessary.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Marketing to ensure smooth introduction of new products while minimizing obsolescence, communicate pending part shortages/excesses, and develop mitigation plans.
  • Ensuring contracts and terms are negotiated, favorable, and put in-place.
  • Generate and submit purchase orders in accordance with the company policies and procedures, following chain of approval.
  • Partner with Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing to develop and execute supply replenishment strategies, forecasts, material contingencies, prioritizations / expediting, and logistics.
  • Ability to anticipate, mitigate, and synthesize creative solutions to Supply Chain issues.
  • Ability to complete and file necessary ATF and Government Required Documentation.


Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred from an accredited college or university and/or 5+ years in supply chain management, purchasing or procurement. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of completion of a degree program.
  • Experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment a plus
  • Experience with Sage ERP, MS Dynamics, Epicor, Oracle, SAP or similar ERP system is a plus


  • Excellent proactive communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal, to outside Vendors.
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships and teamwork
  • Sense of urgency, with the ability to self-prioritize and pivot quickly as new opportunities arise.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to rapidly learn ERP functionality
  • Ability to synthesize information from multiple data sources and create a conclusive plan
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to speak and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization


  • Meet objective goals assigned by VP of Supply Chain during bi-annual performance coaching
  • Meet Quality, Delivery and Cost targets set
  • Vendor survey of their satisfaction with Buyers performance & timely communication


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to acknowledge:

  • Working expectations: This is largely a sedentary role, however while performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Weight requirement: Office/clerical- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 42 pounds and carry up to 15 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job operates in a clerical office setting, routinely uses standard office equipment including computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, this position may be exposed to the manufacturing/factory environment and be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in this work environment can be loud.


Weatherby, Inc

Sheridan, WY

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