Supply Chain Manager at Brady Corporation (Milwaukee, WI)

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Job Description

Supply Chain Manager

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Who We Are

Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Brady's products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software. We are uniquely positioned for exponential growth, and we need a motivated designer to help us get there. Learn more at

What We Need

The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) owns material flow for Good Hope operations including sourcing, (direct and indirect spend), procurement, production planning, and the physical movement of material from the warehouse to the production floor. The SCM will be responsible for inventory (including excess / obsolete), supplier management, and cycle count processes.

This position will perform as a manager of people to coordinate the activities described above. The successful candidate will be able to define and set clear Supply Chain Strategies and direct the work of key sourcing, procurement and planning personnel in support of the business objectives while also influencing the work of those personnel who do not directly report to him/her.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for supplier management, SAP planning data, cycle count process management, shipping and receiving practices, contract terms, and partnership with marketing to support commodity requirements
  • Support sourcing in supplier selection and contract negotiations while focusing on agreements for frequent deliveries and short lead times
  • Strategically reducing inventory levels with accuracy at 95% absolute level, while maintaining high service levels and margin achievement
  • Manage the material delivery system from raw material warehouse to manufacturing cells as well as finished good pickup
  • Lead the divisional supply chain strategic planning efforts for the Americas with an emphasis on PQPR (Part Quantity Part Routing) and PFEP (Plan for Every Part)
  • Responsible for product forecasting and safety stock setting
  • Responsible and held accountable for the Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning Process (SIOP)
  • Work cross functionally with Product Managers and Engineers on the NPI (new product introduction) process
  • Manage a portfolio of projects to reduce Inventory investment(s) and costs for materials and products used in and by business units
  • Generate Net Purchased Cost savings on materials and products used in and by the business units
  • Negotiate cost reductions for key raw materials or re-sale products, and work to implement Supplier Quality and Performance Management processes within the supply base

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor degree with a technical or business focus from an accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years of increasing experience in and around Manufacturing for large, multinational customers with that experience focused in Operations, Sourcing, and Planning.
  • Strong business sense and experience reviewing/analyzing financial statements
  • Experience driving Supplier negotiations
  • Basic understanding and working knowledge of international Logistics and Transportation issues
  • Strong leadership skills and manager of people experience

Who You'll Report To

Plant Manager

What You'll Get

  • Competitive Salary with benefits to help you build a life you love
  • Flexible work environment
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • 401k, retirement savings
  • Paid time off, company holidays + floating holidays, access to discounts and perks
  • Access to a variety of corporate discounts, memberships and perks
  • Develop personally and professionally within a team and company that prioritizes people

More About Brady

Founded in 1914, the Company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2020, employed approximately 5,400 people in its worldwide business. Brady's fiscal 2020 sales were approximately $1.08 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is available on the Internet at

Business Overview

[The Identification Solutions (IDS) business is a global leader in safety, identification and compliance solutions for industries ranging from electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and more. The IDS business provides innovative, high performance products and solutions like industrial printers, labels and signs for safety and facility, wire and product ID. Brands include the flagship Brady brand, Electromark and SPC]

Brady is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at
More Information on Brady Corporation
Brady Corporation operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI. Brady Corporation was founded in 1914. It has 5700 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 39 open jobs at Brady Corporation, click here.
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