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The Timken Company Supply Chain Manager - 1168665300 in Traverse City, Michigan

Your career begins at Cone Drive Operations, a Timken company! Cone Drive is located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan and boasts nearly 100 years of success in the gearing industry.

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Cone Drive. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the procurement of direct and indirect materials for Cone Drive, (Traverse City and Ludington) from domestic and international sources. This position also includes managing the purchasing functions, development of new and existing supply chain partners, inventory management, management of distributed products, and driving/supporting continuous improvement projects and of Six Sigma projects.


Forecasting and planning of material requirements Managing purchasing functions Development of department personnel Driving inventory reduction/control projects Developing standardized scheduling/lead times for Cone product. Coordinating outside processing requirements Maintaining various metrics, such as delivery integrity, inventory turns, etc. Coordinating supplier development meetings with sister plants. Supporting corporate initiatives Reducing material costs Developing supplier agreements on pricing and inventory systems Driving continuous improvement in the areas listed above and working with other departments in support of continuous improvement throughout the operation

Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related degree; or equivalent combinatinon of education and experience 5-10 years of Supply Chain experience with proven success in material savings, inventory control, and negotiations Must have excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and MRP Mapics experience a plus Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Must also have proven management skills, organizational skills, and business/manufacturing acumen Six Sigma exposure/experience a plus

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries. Why Choose Timken? Over a century of knowledge and innovation A culture of top performance A global, diverse environment Products that contribute to a sustainable world A conviction to improve communities around us Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Traverse City Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Manager, Six Sigma, Supply, Procurement, Operations, Management

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity Please see job description for required skills.