A director of supply chain management manages and organizes all activities related to the products and goods that a business maintains and supplies to its customers. The supply chain manager's role begins with identifying resources and materials and ends with the purchase of goods by customers; it includes steps such as acquisition of the product, production, and distribution.
Director, Supply Chain Management Tasks
Manage relations with vendors, communicating requirements such as quantity, delivery times, and quality.
Oversee analysis of supply chain effectiveness, vendor risk, and vendor performance.
Work to develop efficient, cost-effective supply chain strategies and manage company inventory.
Adapt supply chain to deal with changes in the market and suppliers.