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Senior Supply Chain Manager, Healthcare and Wellness

Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
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Supply chain senior manager-healthcare and wellness

LOCATION:Knoxville, TN

Gargrave, England


The Supply Chain Senior Manager for our Healthcare and Wellness business unit, will play a pivotal role in team leadership, developing Supply Chain strategy, vendor management within our supply chain operations. This role will also lead the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. This role requires a strategic thinker with strong project management skills and a deep understanding of supply chain principles and the ability to turn those principles into practice.


Leadership and Team Management

  • Lead and mentor a team of Site Supply Chain Managers, providing guidance, support, and coaching to achieve team and individual goals.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the supply chain team.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in supply chain processes, systems, and technologies.

Lead S&OP Process and Provide Exceptional Customer Service

  • Lead S&OP process for the Business group including Demand Planning, Supply Planning and the core process.
  • Drive site level Supply review to ensure we can meet customer expectations.
  • Work with teams to deliver 95%+ service levels to our customers.

Vendor Management

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of materials and services.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with vendors to optimize pricing and terms.

Inventory Management

  • Oversee inventory management processes to ensure optimal levels, minimizing excess or shortage risks.
  • Implement inventory optimization strategies to improve turnover and reduce holding costs.

Cost Management

  • Drive cost-saving initiatives within the supply chain, identifying opportunities to reduce expenses while maintaining quality and efficiency.
  • Analyze financial data related to supply chain operations and develop budgets and forecasts.

Risk Management:

  • Assess and mitigate supply chain risks, including disruptions, shortages, and geopolitical factors.
  • Develop contingency plans to ensure continuity of supply chain operations in the face of unforeseen events.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Sales, Finance, and IT, to align supply chain activities with overall business objectives.
  • Communicate supply chain performance metrics and insights to stakeholders across the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or related field experience
  • Proven experience 10 years in supply chain management, with a track record of success in leadership roles.
  • Experience with a Healthcare manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain processes, including procurement, manufacturing, inventory management, and logistics.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve goals.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement supply chain strategies aligned with business objectives.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Certifications such as APICS (CPIM, CSCP), Six Sigma, or similar are a plus.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.


Mativ benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your familys well-being:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)

Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage

Paid vacation and competitive personal time off

401(k) savings plan with company match

Employee assistance programs available 24/7 to you and your family

Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance


Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The companys two operating segments, Advanced Technical Materials and Fiber-Based Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.