director supply chain

At Aalberts integrated piping systems Americas, Inc., we have the best, most complete flow control device and connection technology portfolio in the industry. Our goal is to make it an easier and better buying experience by being the only organization that offers a complete line of flow control devices and piping systems solutions. We feature a full range of connections, including push, press, thread, groove, sweat, and crimp to fit your Commercial, Industrial, and Backflow Prevention needs. At Aalberts IPSA, we recognize the importance of providing our employees with a good work environment and an excellent benefits package.

summary: The Director, Supply Chain is responsible for the overall supply chain function as it relates to manufacturing and logistics. This role will ensure that production cycles and detailed schedules are optimized to minimize total cost (manufacturing and logistics) while providing product availability to drive customer satisfaction. You will coordinate overall supply chain operations, including purchasing and inventory of raw materials, selection of vendors, and distribution of finished goods.

essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transform current supply chain function to best in class levels. Propose and implement improvements where necessary
  • Manage logistics strategy including distribution center network
  • Balance product cost, logistics cost, inventory levels, and customer service requirements to achieve differentiated customer service and minimal total cost
  • Develop and execute on Key Performance Indicators from both a cost and service standpoint and ensure alignment across commercial, production, and logistics teams
  • Support employees in Planning and Scheduling while acting as a technical resource, business leader, and mentor.
  • Oversee vendor selection process
  • Closely consult with the purchasing department to include suppliers in the optimization and ‘the next level’
  • Guidance of optimization and implementation of ERP
  • Recording and managing agreements with internal and external customers in SLA’s


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field plus 10 years of progressive leadership experience in supply chain and distribution
  • Experience in high mix manufacturing is strongly preferred
  • Experience with ERP systems is a must.
  • Proven experience initiating and implementing change process in logistics systems
  • Ability to operate and succeed in a growing and changing organization
  • Outstanding organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.


Aalberts integrated piping systems Americas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts IPSA, we are committed to treating all Applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law

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