Supply Chain Manager

  • Closing Date: 15th August 2022
  • Reports To: Regional Supply Chain Manager
  • Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Position Summary

To manage the end-to-end supply chain in accordance with the operations and supply chain strategy. Meeting customer expectations, improving on time delivery, delivering world class lead times, whilst maximizing process efficiencies and driving down inventory.


The Opportunity

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Take a proactive and disciplined approach to Rotork Environmental, Health and Safety policy, including the identification and resolution of hazards
  • Lead the Supply Chain function in accordance with the Rotork Lean and Daily Management rules / event cycle of the site (Rotork Management Operation Systems). Implementing the Operations & Supply Chain policies to achieve the organizational goals
  • Responsible for all aspects of upstream and downstream supply-chain design, execution, and performance, working with the Regional Supply Chain Manager on standardization of processes and best practices
  • Understand and deliver the customer requirements. Maintaining open and honest communication, managing the delivery of the products from order placement to dispatch of goods
  • Lead problem resolution, root cause countermeasure and action plans to minimize disruption to the customer and OTD metric
  • Build relationships and replenishment processes with Suppliers, ensuring purchase orders and expediting processes deliver customer satisfaction and are aligned to center-led Sourcing strategy
  • Ensure regular supplier order book reviews are been conducted, identifying risks, working collaboratively with global sourcing to resolve
  • Manage all aspects of inventory control and flow, ensuring integrity in inventory value, levels, storage and transactions
  • Approval of supply chain design and system parameters for upstream and downstream flows ensuring right-sizing of inventories to delivering the inventory targets
  • Manage the accuracy and efficiency of Warehouse processes including the execution of making material flow and stocktaking policies and procedures to improve inventory accuracy and control
  • Facilitate the S&OP process, leading the creation of long-term rough-cut capacity plans and master planning schedules, providing specific visibility and recommendations to the future constraints
  • Utilize lean tools and techniques such as value stream mapping, Kaizen and SMED, analyzing and drawing conclusions from the data, creating root cause countermeasures
  • Training and developing the team
  • Accountable for all Supply Chain metrics, performance, and root cause countermeasures, inclusive of Customer OTD (Customer Request and First Promise); Gross and Net Inventory, Slow and Non-Moving Stock, RIO Rate, Net Value accuracy and Absolutely quantity accuracy
  • Responsible for all Supply Chain department costs, including warehouse labor, overheads, external storage and premium freight, managing the Supply Chain resources according to the MPS and budget
  • Lead the team, providing coaching and support. Working with the individuals on development plans and career path execution

Experience Requirements


  • Educated to degree level or with appropriate workplace experience/qualification
  • Experience with, and sound knowledge of manufacturing supply-chain and Lean methodology
  • Strong data analysis and ERP subject matter expert
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven presentation skills, including use of common tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • APIC’s Certified
  • Lean and/or 6 Sigma Green Belt Certified or Trained

The Successful Candidate

  • Experience in leading and motivating factory based teams
  • Leading regional/global cross functional teams
  • Excellent relationship management, with the ability to work collaboratively
  • The ability to think strategically and translate the strategy into operational performance
  • The ability to work under pressure, solve problems and make decisions

To apply for this role, please submit your up to date CV.

About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market success. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.

No Agencies

Rotork do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies who are not part of our preferred supplier list and we reserve the right to contact candidates directly without paying agency fees.