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Manager of Supply Chain Capabilities  

Job Title and Job Description

Manager of Supply Chain Capabilities  

Manage a team that replenishes inventory at 25 warehouses with inventory valuing over 30 million dollars.  

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

There are many opportunities in supply chain such as: demand planning, supply planning, warehouse management, and transportation management.   

What new technology will be important?

The Internet and new technology bring ease of communication.  

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Bachelors degree plus 5 years experience in the field.  

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

At least a Bachelor degree in business area.  

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

Not a clue.  

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 1-Not Important    
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important    
Bilingual 2-Less Important2-Less Important    
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 1-Not Important    
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Math 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important    
Mechanical Understanding 2-Less Important2-Less Important    
Sales and Negotiation 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important    
Scientific and Experimental 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important    
Social Service / Helping Skills 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important    
Teaching / Instructing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important    
Verbal Communication 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important    
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important    
Understanding Yourself 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important    
Writing 2-Less Important2-Less Important    
 

Interview By: CM