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Supply Chain Manager

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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 standards 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 30,000 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: Sidney, OH


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 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead purchasing activities for the plant. Includes sourcing strategies, risk mitigation, supplier development, and purchase-price negotiations.
  • Manage and lead Material Control activities for the plant. Includes establishing best-practices for material flow using Lean principles, controlling indirect headcount, and providing superior service to Production.
  • Manage and lead all Shipping/Receiving activities for the plant. Includes overseeing logistics, packaging, accuracy, and data management. Also includes negotiating freight rates and minimizing expedites.
  • Manage and lead Planning/Scheduling activities in the plant. Includes short/term/long-term forecasting for all customers, using SAP Capacity Planning to determine headcount needed for specific volumes, critical review of BOM's for accuracy, and ensuring 96+% on time delibery to all customers (while maintaining target-specific inventory levels).


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 4 year Bachelor degree or higher in relevant field required.
  • 5+ years experience in high-volume manufacturing company. Tier I automotive experience preferred..
  • Experience must include direct exposure to OEM-style customers. 
  • 2-3 years experience with supplier selection and development. Must have ability to formulate and negotiate successful commercial strategies for Hydro Extrusions.
  • 3+ years in Production Scheduling. SAP experience required (SD and MM modules)
  • 3+ years in supervisor/management role. Demonstrated leadership of a high performance work team is mandatory.
  • 3+ years experience with design of successful material flow concepts, approval of packaging designs, freight route planning, and successful implementation of material handling/storage concepts.
  • Must follow Plant-wide safety policies/procedures at all times.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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.   


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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Mar 31, 2024

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Supply Chain
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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