Roles and tasks of the Supply Chain Manager
The Supply Chain Manager is essential to the smooth running of a company. Their role is to manage supply chain processes and operations efficiently and accurately. The main tasks and responsibilities of a supply chain manager are as follows:
Planning and optimising product flows, taking into account costs, response times and service levels;
Develop and implement strategies to improve supply processes;
Develop replenishment plans to ensure sufficient stock is available to meet customer demands;
Establish supply requirements and ensure that suppliers can meet them;
Work closely with suppliers to identify ways of improving efficiency and product quality;
Manage staff and logistics operations;
Analyse the market and product trends to improve the supply process;
Develop solutions to supply chain problems;
Maintain up-to-date documentation and data to ensure the supply chain is operating efficiently;
Monitoring and resolving supply chain issues.
The Supply Chain Manager is also responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures
Salary and career development of a supply chain manager
The Supply Chain Manager occupies a very important and strategic position within a company. They are responsible for the entire logistics chain, from the supply of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to customers. This is a highly sought-after profession that offers its professionals attractive salaries. The gross annual salary of a supply chain manager depends mainly on their level of experience. Here is a list of gross annual salary trends in France by years of experience:
0 to 2 years: between €45,000 and €55,000.
2 to 5 years: between €55,000 and €70,000
5 to 10 years: between €70,000 and €85,000
10 to 15 years: between 85,000 and 100,000 euros.
More than 15 years: between 100,000 and 120,000 euros.
Supply chain managers can progress in their careers and eventually apply for other positions. Here is a list of possible careers for a Supply Chain Manager: