In-Plant Site Manager
Company: MSC Industrial Supply
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Build a better career with MSC.
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people
doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC
Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of
metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products
and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and
join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive
workplace.Due to MSC being a federal contractor all associates must
be fully vaccinated to work at MSC or any of our
entities.Requisition ID : 8937Employment Type : Full TimeJob
Category : Inventory ManagementWork Location : Charleston, SCState
or Province : South Carolina (US-SC)Potential Work Location :
Timmonsville, SCBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:Site Manager's role is
focused on managing the client's MRO spend and our onsite personnel
at an In-Plant Services location; In-Plant sites assigned to Site
Managers will average $3M and 4 FTE, but can range from $2M and 2
FTE to $20M and 20 FTE. This role combines the competencies of
distribution and professional procurement (just as integrated
supply is the outsourcing of supply chain functions to a
distributor). Key competencies include managing plant executive
relationships, supplier management, cost savings process, personnel
management, customer service, and inventory management. Goals are
to retain and grow established business, provide stability and
guidance to the onsite staff.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides direct supervision, mentoring, and supply chain
guidance to in-plant associates located at the manager's assigned
- Manages assigned plant executive relationships.
- Manages key supply chain service level metrics, such as cost
savings and inventory fill rates, to retain and grow established
integrated supply business within the site.
- Actively participates in the sourcing of products not available
through MSC as well as the supplier relationship management of
second tier supplier partners.
- Provide weekly communications to their assigned Regional Onsite
Manager and the associated Account Manager, document weekly
communications with the client's site champion, and document
monthly progress and performance reviews with the client's site
champion and plant executives.
- Provide guidance, process management, and regular client
reporting around all cost savings procedures, savings attainment,
and service level metrics.
- Identify and realize opportunities for expanded spend
management within their assigned site.
- Review purchasing history for compliance with established
- Enter Corrective Action Reports (CARs) for resolution as
conditions warrant, and review any open CARs or issues with
client's site champion weekly.
- Review onsite inventory for optimization opportunities at least
twice per year.
- Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the
company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of
- Participates in special projects and performs additional duties
as required.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
- Successful candidates will either have a Bachelor's Degree (in
a business or supply chain related field) and a minimum of seven
years' relevant experience (including integrated supply,
distribution, and/or indirect materials management for a large
manufacturer) OR a minimum of 12 years' relevant experience as
- Must have demonstrated ability to manage staff and clients in a
high tempo manufacturing environment.
- CPSM certification is helpful, but not required.SKILLS:
- Plant-level executive relationship management, third party
supplier management, indirect materials cost savings process
expertise, personnel management, expertise with multiple supply
chain platforms (SAP, JDE, Maximo, EAM, Cribmaster, Tofino, etc.),
customer service, and inventory management.
- Demonstrated product and application knowledge regarding
industrial use MROP products, including any of various MROP
categories such as perishable tooling, general industrial,
electrical, power transmission (PTB), pipe valves & fittings (PVF),
fluid power, electronics, automation, and/or safety.
- General knowledge of the sourcing and market participants for
all MRO categories.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- A valid driver's license and availability to respond to
off-shift emergency supply chain issues.Why MSC
People. Collaboration. Insight. That's how you build something that
works.Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with
our customers to help them drive business results. With more than
one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across
industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater
productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory
management and other innovative supply chain solutions.
We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our
6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our
team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your
contributions, training and professional development opportunities,
as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's
health, well-being, and financial future.
If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team,
you can build a better career at MSC.
Equal Opportunity Statement
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual
respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all
qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or
any category protected by applicable law.
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