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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products

Dorman was founded on the belief that people should have the freedom to fix their vehicles. For over a century, we've provided countless products and services to help people do just that.   As a $1.3B*+ global supplier of aftermarket automotive parts, with 3,300+ Contributors, and 28 Sites across the globe, we remain focused on driving new solutions, to help our partners grow their businesses, and help repair professionals and vehicle owners maintain their vehicles (*approx. earnings as of 12/31/21).  Everyone who works at Dorman is called a Contributor. We need everyone, regardless of role and experience, to contribute to our success. That means everyone has a unique ability to make an impact on the business. We encourage all our Contributors to bring their authentic selves to work. The freedom to pursue new ideas, offer different perspectives, and grow in your career is fundamental to working at Dorman.


Supervises activities of personnel engaged in supply planning and procurement of products, equipment, and services to support company and organizational objectives by performing the following duties personally, through subordinates, or cross-functional teams.  


Primary Duties:

  • Supervise a team of 5-8 supply chain and procurement professionals to manage end-to-end supply chain performance.  
  • Oversee supply chain performance and drive improvements in cost, quality, delivery, and responsiveness.
  • Partner with Product Management teams to facilitate the rapid introduction of new products and new customer programs.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and deploy supply chain management strategies to optimize supply chain investments and customer serviceability.
  • Manage supply planning and procurement business processes in accordance with company policies and practices.
  • Develop a Supplier Relationship Management program to manage all interactions with suppliers and ensures alignment with company and product strategies.        
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives to optimize spending, improve lead-times, accelerate speed to market, and reduce supply chain risks.
  • Build organizational strength and a high-performance team environment.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with concentration in one or more of the following disciplines: Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial); or Management (Supply Chain, Operations) 
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a business professional or military officer.
  • Experience supervising multi-disciplinary, operational teams.  
  • Strong written and oral communications skills - including executive presentation skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated competency with cross-functional engagement and collaboration  
  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills  
  • Proficient computer skills _ particularly Microsoft Office applications  


Physical Requirements:  Capability to lift 50 pounds. Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, swivel, carry items from one building to another, and speak and actively listen.  Noise level is usually moderate.




Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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