Position Title: Director of Supply Chain

Reports to: Vice President of Operations

Leadership Opportunity

Gary Platt Manufacturing is the leading manufacturer of casino seating produced in their Reno, Nevada headquarters and distributed worldwide. The Company is experiencing significant growth and is seeking a key member of its senior management team. An opportunity exists for a full-time Director of Supply Chain reporting to the Vice President of Operations.

The company employs approximately 120 staff members with approximately 8 members on the Supply Chain team. The successful candidate will be expected to manage all aspects of procurement and inventory control, and should have a strong track record in strategic sourcing initiatives and creating accretive bottom-line results.


* BS/BBA degree in Business/Economics, Industrial Engineering, or Operations Management

* 6 Year’s minimum progressive supply chain experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

* 2 Year’s minimum senior supply chain leadership with proven performance

* Understanding of contract fundamentals

* Excellent negotiation skills

* Proven track record developing, managing, and motivating in team environment

* Experience developing “should-cost” estimates and analyzing supplier quotes

* Demonstrated experience achieving cost-reduction objectives

* Strong analytical background and problem solving skills

* Strong project management skills

* Proven track record in developing new strategic sources domestically & internationally

* APICS certification a plus

* Lean Manufacturing experience a plus

* Advanced Excel and other MS Office skills

* Advanced ERP or MRP purchasing systems skills and knowledge

Areas of Responsibility


* Model a service-oriented, collaborative environment across the organization

* Recruit, interview and select qualified staff

* Orient, train and mentor staff to develop a successful team

* Supervise staff to achieve goals and objectives

Strategic Planning

* Define overall Supply Chain strategy

* Create 30-60-90 day and 1-2-3 year plan

* Lead a cross-functional team to develop procurement strategies

* Establish off-shore initiatives to develop new supply sources for key components

* Conduct regular strategy/performance presentations to CEO & executive team

* Validate, analyze and make sourcing recommendations


* Develop, understand and perform to departmental budgets and schedules

* Support company cost management objectives by identifying and negotiating cost reduction opportunities

* Negotiate pricing and manage purchase orders for raw materials, supplies, equipment, tooling, and services

* Negotiate vendor programs aimed at reducing inventory carrying costs and risks

* Manage overall stocking levels and achieve company turnover goals

* Conduct annual comprehensive spend analysis and measures of performance

* Validate and negotiate vendor initiated cost increases

Relationship Management

* Develop and issue complete RFQ packages to potential suppliers and manage the process

* Establish quality control programs for vendors to drive continuous improvement

* Cultivate Best-in-Industry supplier relationships as single point of contact for strategic issues

* Control vendor warranty programs and assure alignment with company product warranties


* Develop a comprehensive understanding and application of the company ERP systems

* Supervise stockroom, kitting, and receiving personnel


* Salary and Bonus

* Paid vacation, sick leave and holiday benefits

* Medical and dental benefits subsidized by the Company

* Long-term Disability Insurance paid by Company

* 401(k) plan with Company contribution


Submit resume and salary expectations to the specified email. It is also helpful if you submit a cover letter comparing and contrasting your background with our

expectations. We appreciate your interest in our opportunity, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Gary Platt Manufacturing, LLC is fully committed to a work place free from illegal drugs and persons who abuse drugs or alcohol. In this regard, a post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol test will be completed by the Company.

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