Build a better career with MSC. Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE ( to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace.Requisition ID :10317Employment Type :Full TimeJob Category :Sales OperationsWork Location :Big Lake, MNState or Province :Minnesota (US-MN)Potential Work Location :Big Lake BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: Site Manager's role is focused on managing the client's MRO spend and our onsite personnel at an In-Plant Services location; In-Plant sites assigned to Site Managers will average $3M and 4 FTE, but can range from $2M and 2 FTE to $20M and 20 FTE. This role combines the competencies of distribution and professional procurement (just as integrated supply is the outsourcing of supply chain functions to a distributor). Key competencies include managing plant executive relationships, supplier management, cost savings process, personnel management, customer service, and inventory management. Goals are to retain and grow established business, provide stability and guidance to the onsite staff. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: + Provides direct supervision, mentoring, and supply chain guidance to in-plant associates located at the manager's assigned site location. + Manages assigned plant executive relationships. + Manages key supply chain service level metrics, such as cost savings and inventory fill rates, to retain and grow established integrated supply business within the site. + Actively participates in the sourcing of products not available through MSC as well as the supplier relationship management of second tier supplier partners. + Provide weekly communications to their assigned Regional Onsite Manager and the associated Account Manager, document weekly communications with the client's site champion, and document monthly progress and performance reviews with the client's site champion and plant executives. + Provide guidance, process management, and regular client reporting around all cost savings procedures, savings attainment, and service level metrics. + Identify and realize opportunities for expanded spend management within their assigned site. + Review purchasing history for compliance with established sourcing strategies. + Enter Corrective Action Reports (CARs) for resolution as conditions warrant, and review any open CARs or issues with client's site champion weekly. + Review onsite inventory for optimization opportunities at least twice per year. + Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of purpose. + Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: + Successful candidates will either have a Bachelor's Degree (in a business or supply chain related field) and a minimum of seven years' relevant experience (including integrated supply, distribution, and/or indirect materials management for a large manufacturer) OR a minimum of 12 years' relevant experience as described. + Must have demonstrated ability to manage staff and clients in a high tempo manufacturing environment. + CPSM certification is helpful, but not required. SKILLS: + Plant-level executive relationship management, third party supplier management, indirect materials cost savings process expertise, personnel management, expertise with multiple supply chain platforms (SAP, JDE, Maximo, EAM, Cribmaster, Tofino, etc.), customer service, and inventory management. + Demonstrated product and application knowledge regarding industrial use MROP products, including any of various MROP categories such as perishable tooling, general industrial, electrical, power transmission (PTB), pipe valves & fittings (PVF), fluid power, electronics, automation, and/or safety. + General knowledge of the sourcing and market participants for all MRO categories. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: + A valid driver's license and availability to respond to off-shift emergency supply chain issues. Why MSC? People. Collaboration. Insight. That's how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, Associate Inclusion Circles: Women, Pride, Black, Veterans, HOLA and DisABLEd as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement: At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law. By applying to this job you agree to the Application and Acknowledgment Declaration terms. Click HERE ( to review.
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