Supply Chain Supervisor

Provision People

Greenville, SC, USA

Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 14



Our award-winning client is a platform, hardware & services for tracking and identifying all industry assets indoor & outdoor in manufacturing and logistics. They provide the tools to increase efficiency and stabilize industrial environments with flexible and easy to install solutions. With the power of real time positioning, it provides visibility and valuable insight on WIP, workforce efficiency, supply chain, and space utilization. With their expansion in the US and rapidly increasing product demand, they are looking for a Supply Chain Supervisor to oversee and manage every step of purchase and production of their products and their supply chain. The main focus will be on supply chain planning, manufacturing, and logistics.

The Supply Chain Supervisor will report directly to the CEO and will collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to deliver on time and in line with customer requirements and to ensure the stability of the supply chain.


The ideal candidate will have significant experience in supply chain leadership in a fast-paced and preferably international business environment with knowledge in the IoT or Industry 4.0 supply chain.




  • Coordinates, organizes and oversees all activities involved in the identification, acquisition, production, and distribution of their core products.
  • Collaborates with other departments and stakeholders to identify resources needed to establish and provide an effective supply chain.
  • Establishes performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of factors affecting the supply chain.
  • Develops and maintains detailed inventories of materials and supplies located in the company, at sites, and in the factory.
  • Maintains the supply chain process to optimize production.
  • Analyzes current inventories and procedures; suggests improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain and profitability for the company.
  • Develops policies to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain while ensuring quality and safety; implements subsequent changes to processes.
  • Identifies optimal shipment and transportation routes with attention to consolidation of warehousing and distribution.
  • Assesses the need for material-handling equipment and staffing; makes recommendations to ensure efficient loading, unloading, movement, and storage of materials.
  • Negotiates prices for raw material and delivery with suppliers, vendors, and/or shipping companies.
  • Participates as an advisory member of the product development team, providing information and guidance on availability and cost of supplies and materials.
  • Acts as part of the team coordinating engineering changes, product line extension, or new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions.
  • Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.
  • No direct reports.


Required Qualifications:


  • Relevant knowledge and experience in the IoT or Industry 4.0 supply chain is a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of hardware production, supply chain and logistics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, and customers.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Strong ERP experience is a must. (Odoo is a plus).
  • Travel Requirements: (International) travel to visit current and potential new suppliers as needed.


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