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Supply Chain Director in Novi, MI at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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    Novi, MI
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Job Description

Job Description


The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for providing strategic, developmental and tactical direction for planning and distribution activities.  Scope of influence includes: Forecasting, Supply Planning, Order Replenishment, Inventory Management, Distribution Network Manager, Customer Collaboration, Transportation, Customs Compliance and other activities required to ensure accurate and timely availability of materials.

This leadership role will directly influence materials management and global logistics within the corporation through direct interactions with domestic facilities, suppliers and Customers. 


  • Achieve targeted customer delivery levels while leading the implementation of world class inventory management practices to drive increased inventory turns 
  • Direct and coordinate priorities for subordinates in Forecasting/Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics; and other areas as designated
  • Build departmental skills in database and analytics to help the organization better understand, predict, and enhance performance
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators and lead corrective actions
  • Coordinate with Procurement and Manufacturing teams to reduce total supply chain costs and improve supplier performance
  • Drive delivery and cost performance and  improvement across SC organization
  • Prove direction on distribution on best practices and network design
  • Lead performance improvement initiatives throughout the Supply Chain and assist in driving continuous improvement tools throughout the corporation. 
  • Develop collaborative relationships with Customers, Suppliers, Sales Teams, Domestic Manufacturing, and Asia Operations in an effort to improve service levels while optimizing costs
  • Manage monthly SIOP process by developing, organizing, and presenting a balanced view of customer demand and available supply, with inventory and action plans to address imbalances
  • Manage and optimize existing IT Planning Systems and participate in the selection, and implementation, of version upgrades and new systems
  • Establish and ensure compliance with all US customs policies and regulations. Examine industry trends and global trade activities; keep informed of legal and regulatory requirements and changes
  • Identify and execute long-term strategies that align with company vision 
    • Best practices
    • Challenge team
  • Travel required (20% to 30%)
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in supply chain / materials management / logistics / distributions
  • Superior planning and analytical capabilities, and ability to appropriately summarize for executive management
  • Experienced in implementing new processes and tools internally across the value chain
  • Management of performance metrics and accountability for results
  • Proven abilities to develop and coach teams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams


  • Familiarity with the plumbing industry and or Consumer products
  • Certifications in Lean, APICS, CPIM or Six Sigma methodologies
  • M.B.A. or Master’s degree focused on Supply Chain/Operations


Craft Your Career with Brasscraft Manufacturing Company!

The Company:

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Brasscraft is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.


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