Supply Chain Solutions Manager

Posting Date 2 weeks ago(7/12/2021 8:41 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Medical Inc.
Purchasing/Supply Chain


The Supply Chain Solutions Manager at Cook Medical supports the strategic development and execution of Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) for the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Operational Unit within the Americas region. This role works closely with the Divisions and Indirect Market Management (IMM) to interact directly with customers, understand customer needs and opportunities, prioritize customer-impacting projects, and conduct continuous improvement initiatives that benefit customers and reflect the company's purpose, values, and culture.


• Interact directly with internal and external customers at the highest level to listen to their needs and respond accordingly.
• Work with the GSC leadership team to prioritize customer-impacting projects according to their urgency and ability to benefit the customer and Cook.
• Support or lead the development of customer-focused initiatives, as well as internal process improvement supporting system development.
• Assist with establishing road maps for global/regional initiative implementation.
• Lead or contribute to the development and alignment of initiative strategy and roll out.
• Work closely with GSC Marketing team to develop/execute launch, promotional and communication strategies and materials.
• Support E-commerce solution development, implementation and roll out.
• Represent Cook in AMER GS1 circles, and support customer and Cook GS1 endeavors in capabilities or use.
• Lead and develop the Americas Supply Chain Solutions team, while contributing to the leadership of the global SCS team. -
• Collaborate with internal stakeholders (regionally and globally) such as, IT, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Finance, and the Divisions when pursuing solutions or improvement projects.
• Conduct performance reviews and wage reviews.
• Identify training and/or development needs within the department and ensure the necessary training or re-training is conducted as soon as practicable.
• Foster and maintain a workplace culture respectful and supportive of individual differences.


• Bachelor's degree in related field, preferably Business Management or Supply Chain Management, or experience of such kind and amount to provide a comparable background
• Minimum 3 years experience with degree or demonstrated over 8 years experience without degree in Supply Chain with Project Management experience
• 5+ years in related industry experience preferred

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• Demonstrated experience in a management position leading a team is preferred

• Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.


Physical Requirements:

• This position is a remote position, but may be required to make periodic visits to the facility
• Must reside within a reasonable distance, within a 2 hour radius via car, of Cook Medical LLC in Bloomington, Indiana

• Travel including domestic, international and weekends as needed
• Attends and leads various strategic and informational meetings
• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, etc.

• The employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods
• The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel or crouch


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