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Supply Chain Manager

Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
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POSITION TITLE: Supply Chain Manager    


LOCATIONS: Knoxville, TN    




  • Lead the Knoxville S&OP process working with supply chain team, customers, commercial sales team, and the manufacturing team to match the required demand with available capacity.
    •     Meet/Exceed corporate service level goal of 95% or higher CLIP.
  • Provide internal and external stakeholders with monthly and annual revenue projections based upon open orders, demand forecasts and planned schedules.
  • Monitor, manage and balance the need to have inventory available to support customer demand and planed production scheduling while striving to increase inventory turns.
    •     Meet/Exceed corporate goal of achieving inventory levels that are 18% of annual revenue or lower
  • Proactively evaluate expiring inventory to identify opportunities to utilize and consume before the expiry date and minimize write-offs.
  • Lead the site customer account management activities related to communication of order fulfillment, shipping schedules, and material availability/capacity challenges and issues.
  • Drive through and deliver Year-on –year savings in terms of the site and Company P&L, net working capital, and supply chain optimization.
  • In close collaboration with other Site teams and the Global Category team, using continuous improvement tools, lead and implement sustainable supply chains, ensuring continuity of supply and optimization of lead times, MOQs, inventory, payment terms, and other key supply chain parameters.
  • Proactively drive out costs in the direct materials, packaging, logistics, and indirect area.
  • Eliminate risk and optimize opportunities in all dealings with external suppliers and supply chains, whilst ensuring adherence to the Mativ code of conduct and corporate social responsibility.
  • Responsible for the site Supply Chain SAP information, ensuring accuracy and completion in line with Group requirements.
  • Provide all appropriate Procurement support to site R&D, production, and other key stakeholders in New Product Development (NPD), product substitutions (NPV), and other growth opportunities.
  • Provide Procurement support, tools, and guidance to the Mativ Knoxville Procurement team.
  • Be part of the Global Procurement team sharing best practices and a coordinated approach to shared vendors and products.





     The role incumbent will demonstrate the relevant talents for the role and will display the virtues aligned to our principles:

Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications:


  • Strong leadership and team development/management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Effective in work organization: managing priorities and objectives in a timely manner
  • Maintains a process focus and time-based approach with regard to Production Planning, Inventory Management, and Capacity Utilization
  • Proven skills in communication, negotiation, and initiative as well as proven success in operating within a Global and Matrix organization.
  • Proven track record in achieving cost savings and improvements in other supply chain metrics.


Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or sciences or at least 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain management to include procurement, planning and warehouse operations.
  • CIPs or other professional purchasing/Supply Chain qualification/certification preferred
  • Familiar with an integrated ERP system; preferably SAP.
  • Through understanding of MRP concepts, capacity planning, routings, and Bills of Material as they pertain to the planning process.
  • Experienced with End to End Supply Chain Management processes




This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires frequent sitting, standing, and walking. Daily use of a computer and other computing and digital devices is required. May stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings or walking in the facilities. Some travel is necessary, so the ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid Driver's license is required.

The physical demands of the position described are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities. 



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function works in an office and manufacturing environment where the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.  When working on the manufacturing floor, a protective head covering may be required.

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 family’s 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 company’s 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.