Supply Chain Manager
Falconer, NY 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Location: Falconer, NY

Position Summary:

This position is a key part of the Falconer Aerospace Leadership Team for the management of the Supply Chain Planners. This position also plays a key role in the coordination of all the supply chain responsibilities within the Falconer Aerospace Factory. The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for all supply chain activities within the factory as well as supporting the development of processes and employees within the department. The activities include forecasting, volume planning, inventory control, manufacturing planning, customer deliveries, and shipping logistics. The Factory Supply Chain Manager reports to the Factory Manager. SKF needs professionals to support its North American units producing bearings for the Aerospace & Defense industry, as well as for industrial & commercial applications.


  • Establish a rapport with the different working partners within and outside of SKF (purchasing, suppliers, customers, sales).
  • Work with Purchasing and Suppliers to address supplier performance issues.
  • Manage inventory (supplies, tooling, materials, component, WIP, finished goods) and inventory reduction activities.
  • Serve as primary contact with Customer Service and Sales.
  • Communicate customer commitments based on effective analysis of material and capacity availability.
  • Manage planning parameters in XA to ensure accurate lead times and effective capacity planning.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring for personal development and success in achieving organizational goals.
  • Continuously contribute to the improvement of existing processes and development of new processes as necessary


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Management, or related field is required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years direct upper-level management of supply chain system/ production process flow, master scheduling, knowledge of XA (Mapics) preferred.
  • Fluency in the English language.
  • Must comply with all federal export control requirements (US Citizen or a US Permanent Resident).

Desired Skills:

  • Proven facilitation, team building and leadership skills.
  • Must be capable to develop and build a strategy.
  • Able to take control of tactical deployment, and follow through.
  • Results driven.
  • Committed to lean concepts.

About SKF:
SKF is the world's leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40,000 employees help us to fulfil our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable, and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with a presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide. SKF is expanding and looking to grow our teams!

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

Reports to: Factory Manager
Location: Falconer, NY
Job ID: 15346

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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