QualiTech, Inc.
  • 08-Jun-2017 to 07-Sep-2017 (CST)
  • Purchasing
  • Chaska, MN, USA
  • DOQ
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent benefit package including medical and dental insurance, flexible spending plans, company paid life insurance and long and short term disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and a matching 401(k)


For 50 years, QualiTech, Inc. has been a global manufacturer and marketer of products and technologies focused on improving the wellbeing of people, animals, plants and the environment. Together, we make ideas that work! 

If you're looking for a collaborative team environment where you can learn and grow, a place where you can develop genuine relationships at all levels of the organization, and if you are interested in working for a family-owned, professionally-managed company, you're looking in the right place. QualiTech is growing, and we are seeking a Supply Chain Manager to join us in our newly remodeled headquarters and help support that growth.

Position Summary

Playing a vital role on a team that is responsible for planning, negotiating, and procuring raw materials, packaging, and process chemicals to meet production demand for both the Ag and Food Divisions, the Supply Chain Manager will manage third party logistics and contract manufacturing vendors, conduct material requirements planning and contract negotiations, and will analyze vendor and supply chain options to optimize ingredient and material costs.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Coordination of supply chain planning activities for third party manufacturing
  • Management of inventory levels, safety stock levels, replenishment planning and purchasing utilizing 150 200 vendors
  • Leads supplier management system and improvement processes
  • Obtain comprehensive knowledge of QualiTech product to support overall business objectives
  • Analyze market and delivery conditions to determine, and coordinate present and future material availability
  • Optimize total acquisition cost of company's raw material and supplies purchases
  • Maintain and improve demand planning systems to optimize forecasts and purchasing

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain management, logistics, or related field
    • Current professional certification (CPSM, C.P.M.) by professional organization (ISM or APICS) preferred
  • 5 years of experience in demand planning, purchasing, production planning, contract management, operations planning, and/or customer service within the food or feed ingredient industry
    • Experience working with third party contract manufacturing preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain practices and purchasing principles
    • Freight management experience desirable
    • Supplier management systems expert preferred
  • Understanding of business and contract terminology
    • Knowledge of commodity food and agricultural markets, including established contacts within the food and/or feed ingredient vendors/suppliers desired
  • Working knowledge of government laws and regulations such as customs, FDA/FSMA compliance, food safety, feed safety or other applicable regulations

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong analytical aptitude with proven ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Thrives and is comfortable with autonomy and accountability
  • Critical thinking and logical reasoning skills, including complex problem solving, troubleshooting and decision making
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to present technical, numerical, complex data to stakeholders in an effective and persuasive manner
  • Strong computer skills including ERP, advanced spreadsheets and database knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Possesses excellent organization skills with ability to manage and adapt to change

QualiTech is seeking candidates who:

  • Want to contribute and make an impact for our company and our customers
  • Wish to work for a company with a clear strategy for growth
  • Understand the high value placed on customer relationships
  • Are curious and interested in our company and our customer's industries
  • Conduct themselves with integrity, honesty and transparency
  • Are responsible, accountable and dependable
  • Want to make a powerful difference for QualiTech, our customers, and for the world in which we live
  • Are eager and willing to learn from others and from experience
  • Aspire to work toward the wellbeing of people, plants, animals, and the environment
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