The Supply Chain Specialistprocures materials for manufacturing and shipment of the finalproduct. This includes identifying and ordering the properquantity, negotiating pricing and shipment terms and overseeing thetimely delivery of materials needed to fulfill customerorders
Supply Chain Specialists maintainadequate inventory, scheduling and receiving shipments of rawmaterials as well as scheduling manufacturing.
They oftenphysically receive and organize inventory shipments
The Supply Chain Specialist must assess current ordersand forecast future demand in order to provide adequate supplies.
When something significant changes in the supply chain and demand,the Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for responding to thesechanges in demand and solving any supply chain problems that arise.
They communicate regularly with customers in order to avoidunforeseen changes or surprises in orders