Senior Manager - Supply Chain Management

Continental Auburn Hills , MI 48326

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we've been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Senior Manager- Supply Chain Management to join our Business Unit Original Equipment Tires the Americas group. Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Responsible for Supply Chain Management (SCM) operations, systems, and processes for Business Unit Original Equipment Tires the Americas organization (BU OE AM), including but not limited to demand planning, lifecycle management (launch, end of production, critical out of yield management), inventory management, order management, transportation, logistics cost management, operational crisis management, and customer service operations. Lead development and execution of strategic and tactical actions to continuously improve BU OE AM SCM operations with short- and long-term perspectives with the goal to eliminate non-value adding tasks, and by implementing best practices and lessons learned.

  • Responsible for active collaboration with BU OE AM functions, i.e. Key Account Management (KAM), Controlling, R&D, Quality, as the SCM business partner to provide competitive and value creation focused solutions to serve BU OE AM customers' needs.

  • Collaborate with SCM Americas, manufacturing plants, and Global Customer Supply Chain organizations to run

BU OE AM SCM operations effectively and efficiently to meet short- and long-term needs of BU OE AM customers.

  • Collaborate with KAM, Quality, and Manufacturing teams to ensure SCM and logistics related CSRs are implemented.

  • Support KAM in maintaining relevant internal and external tools/databases/portals. As required, support relevant customer complaint handling activities, and support KAM to ensure timely response to SCM related customer business needs through collaboration with relevant functions across the organization.

  • Collaborate with BU OE AM Management team and HR Business Partner to manage career development of BU OE AM SCM associates. Identify current and future SCM associate skill set needs, develop function specific training plans, monitor training effectiveness.

  • Local sub process owner for demand, order and inventory management processes. Support internal and external audit activities.


  • Immediate Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition & Employee Discounts

  • Annual Bonus

  • Employer 401(k) Match

  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


  • Relevant Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant supply chain management experience

  • Experience in leading teams.

  • Experience running processes on SAP

  • Legal Authorization to work in the US is required. We will only sponsor internal Continental employees for employment visas now or in the future for this job opening.

  • Continental is willing to offer a sign-on bonus to candidates that are relocating but we not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


  • 10 years or more and master's is preferred

  • Previous tire industry experience.

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

About Continental

The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.

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