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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

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Supply Chain Manager


Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.


Job Location: Phoenix, AZ


Summary: The Supply Chain Manager ensures safe and compliant on-time and on-quality delivery of products.  This position provides on-site, frontline leadership and supervision for Production Planning, Logistics, Receiving, and Inventory functions.  This position owns the processes that ensure products are delivered on time by assessing and coordinating customer demands with manufacturing scheduling and logistics processes. Links customer service to manufacturing through scheduling all manufacturing and raw materials ensuring a balanced approach to inventory management.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work Load Optimization - Leads the S&OP management reviews, preparation of all data and metrics for review; including plant manpower plans, working capital projections; identifies gaps and scenarios that must be presented, builds final decision making on open items, and prepares escalations for executive review where appropriate.
  • Inventory Management – by using monthly S&OP tool to track all working capital
  • Customer Block Management – Oversee process to determine how much capacity will be reserved for short lead time orders.
  • Capacity Planning - via the monthly S&OP process.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve efficiencies and promote cost awareness in all areas of responsibility including frequent communication with extrusion sites on production, product quality, inventory and shipping related matters.
  • Develops and implements standard processes for supply chain activities including capacity planning, inventory control, and metal planning.
  • Provide direct supervision over Supply Chain Planner(s) in addition to hands on planning responsibilities with emphasis on customer satisfaction and process optimization to drive efficiency and reliability of the supply chain.
  • Develop and implement best practice processes for all aspects of transportation, warehousing, and external vendor shipments (Traffic Control) throughout a multi-site facility. Ensure WIP and finished goods are delivered in the right quantities, on time.
  • Develop and implement inventory strategy in accordance with business goals including raw materials planning and purchasing oversight.
  • Establish and track performance KPIs for Supply Chain functions.



Job Requirements:

  • Strong planning and analysis skills required
  • Proficiency in Data Analytics or Supply Chain modeling and/or experience and certification in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing is advantageous in this role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, SAP (or other ERP products)
  • Highly motivated, creative, and results oriented
  • Exceptional leadership, influencing, and change management skills
  • Ability to clearly identify leadership gaps and mentor



Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related field is required, Master’s in Business or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment in a supply chain role is required.  Prior leadership experience required.
  • Manufacturing experience: exposure to aluminum extrusion industry is a plus
  • Fluency in English. Spanish is a plus.



Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave


At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 03/26/2021 

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form or
by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Apr 14, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  Phoenix, AZ
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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