Mgr - Supply Chain

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Granite

Elberton, GA, US, 30635

Req ID:  12483


The Mgr – Supply Chain is responsible for managing supply chain functions, which may include production planning, forecasting, material procurement, inventory control, warehousing, rate setting, outsourcing, vendor selection, and/or distribution.  Will manage supply chain projects to ensure that they are on time and within budgetary controls.


•    Develops, implements and continuously improves functions or assigned functions of supply chain.
•    Develop forecasting, inventory management and supplier capacity management to ensure optimum and cost-effective product availability 
•    Assures that departmental and support personnel are focused on continuous improvement of products and processes.
•    Maintains records and data essential to material programs including materials resource planning.
•    Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating customer needs and requirements throughout the organization.
•    Participates in supplier and vendor negotiations.
•    Reports on metrics that drive value for the business. 
•    Executes the strategic plan for supply chain, including supplier management, internal & external collaborative relationships and cost structure. 
•    Plans, directs and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team of individual contributors.
•    Additional duties as assigned. 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field.
•    8+ years progressive supply chain or logistics experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    3+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)
•    Periodic travel is required, including the potential for international travel
•    Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), and planning skills 
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation and reasoning)
•    Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.



•    Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear.  
•    Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company.   

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.


Nearest Major Market: Athens