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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Mar 4, 2021

Location: Quitman, MS, US

Company: Dart Container

Our Team is seeking to add a talented Supply Chain Manager to our Quitman, MS facility. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the entire supply chain within a small facility of approximately 180 employees, spanning two buildings, including truck fleet, production and materials planning, purchasing, warehouse and distribution operations. You’ll be tasked with providing leadership, guidance and direction to employees working in these departments; overseeing the operation to meet schedules while maintaining safety, hygiene and quality standards. 

Day to Day Role:

  • Foster a culture that embraces safety as the number one overriding priority. Promote and comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Identify opportunities for improvement in safety performance
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Motivate staff using innovative management techniques to ensure that all departments meet or exceed safety, cost, quality, service and efficiency metrics.
  • Establish an environment that encourages employee engagement, participation and teamwork within and between all departments
  • Recommend, develop and implement new and improved operations and processes, all with a committed focus on safety, quality, service and cost
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the transportation operations within the facility to provide transportation services
  • Manage the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, controlling inventory, warehousing, or receiving
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality
  • Lead continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Identify and recommend short- and long-term business strategies
  • Monitor KPI’s anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field with five (5) years of distribution/shipping operations management or leadership assignments demonstrating a progression of increased scope and responsibility
  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience required with strong leadership and management skills in a high-volume warehouse and/or distribution center
  • Advanced knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Advanced knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Production planning, materials planning, and purchasing experience 
  • Ability to be on-call 24/7
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP and/or equivalent production and logistics software experience 
  • Lean manufacturing experience

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or working conditions.  Employees are expected to maintain regular and consistent attendance and comply with the company’s policies and procedures as a condition of employment.


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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