• Supply Manager – Recycled Materials

    Job Locations US-OH-Findlay
    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/20/2018 10:30 AM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.



    The Supply Manager – Recycled Materials is responsible for the procurement and inventory of low cost materials for all domestic production locations with consideration of overall cost. Collect and evaluate market data for low cost materials. Lead and develop team members for future growth within the company.


    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Manage the procurement and inventories of low cost materials to meet production requirements.
    • Negotiate National agreements for the purchases of low cost material.
    • Collaborate with Material Engineers in evaluating new or existing materials for best product application and optimizer changes.
    • Provide leadership and direction to the Purchasing Team. Develop team members for future growth within the company.
    • Provide forecast, material consumption summary and financials for low cost purchases.
    • Develop new and alternative sources of supply. Maintain and develop long term relationships with suppliers.
    • Collaborate with Corporate Scheduling team on production schedule changes.
    • Review low cost material test sheets for quality acceptance.
    • Process and approve all low cost material invoices.
    • Strategically review purchasing opportunities for overall all cost, market impact, supplier relations, and product quality.
    • Purchase low cost material to meet production requirements.
    • Provide assistance to plant managers and raw material personnel for BPCS entries, production entries, quality issues, or production concerns.

    Job Skills:

    This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiating skills.
    • Ability to provide Team Building and Leadership while being an advocate for Change
    • Strong computer skills (Excel, MS word, Oracle ERP knowledge, email).
    • Self Motivated and strong Decision Maker
    • Ability to multi task and maintain the efficiency associated with the workload

    Educational Requirements:

    • College undergraduate degree in Business or equivalent.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Minimum of 10 years related industry experience
    • Purchasing/Supply Management

    Physical Requirements:

    • Travel of 10% required

    EEO Statement

    Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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