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Supply Chain Manager

Job location : Andersonville, Georgia , United States of America
Created moment : 09/21/2020 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 03339

The Company

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive.

We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at

The Position

Supply Chain Manager

Job Summary


  • Develop logistics/distribution strategies and processes to deliver new customers or for entering new markets with local production and through trading activities.

  • Develop, solicit and maintain contracts and services for private rail car fleet, barge services, vessel chartering, stevedoring, maritime insurance and domestic rail rates.

  • Development and support of Supply Chain/Logistic team across sites

  • Work closely with manufacturing and purchasing to create a timely and cost- effective domestic/import/export supply chain.

  • Be responsible for the performance of domestic and international carriers and logistics intermediaries.

  • Ensure compliance with international and domestic laws related to import/export activity.

  • Evaluate trade-offs between transportation cost, inventory cost and service levels.


  • Responsible for all aspects of receiving, operations planning and distribution/ transportation (Rail / Road / sea export)

  • Ensure effective team development, collaboration and support support through setting and monitoring annual performance plans, career development and cooperative spirit

  • Maintain accountability for the supply chain operating budget

  • Accountable for Customer satisfaction through OTIF

  • Capable of managing change, when business conditions dictate, while driving improvement into plant activities with every touch point

  • Embrace and build the necessary capability to adapt the team, stocks, resources, etc.

  • Ensure customer needs are met, advising the Imerys  production and sales teams of client expectations , and coordinate  response to opportunities and challenges

  • Support 3PL partnership to ensure adherence to budget, business processes, procedures and practices

  • Work with key leaders/function in the corporate office to ensure smooth communication and resolve issues

  • Serve as a key member of the supply chain network across the system in developing our functional capability

  • Develop strong relationships with customer procurement and Imerys production/supply chain to ensure “best in class” customer satisfaction.

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting of activities and customer information to meet Imerys reporting requirements


  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or Supply Chain  Business or other related area, preferably with  APICS Certification-Preferred 

  •  Min.7 years of experience in supply chain management in a worldwide environment 

  • Experience Managing People

  • Excellent ability to promote new ideas and implement new processes/tools to support profitable business development and customer satisfaction.

  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

  • Working knowledge of inventory management, production scheduling, DRP

  • Deep knowledge ERP / TMS (AX a plus)

  • Proficient Experience with Excel or Google Sheets

  • An analytical mind with strong math skills

  •  Excellent organizational and planning skills

  •  Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities with ability to actively build and maintain critical relationships internally and externally

IMERYS... Mineral Solutions to create tomorrow's world.  Imerys is a Paris based Global Leader, who transforms minerals into thousands of high valued specialty mineral products essential for our Customers' Products.

IMERYS offers competitive benefits including medical/dental insurance, 401K matching and paid vacation.

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Imerys is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Imerys are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Imerys will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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