Supply Chain Manager & Materials Buyer – Next Technologies – Pflugerville, TX

Our company manufactures Xdesk (, the award-winning line of power adjustable desks and workstations. All products are microprocessor controlled and electrically actuated. We are an Austin-based manufacturing company seeking to add a Supply Chain Manager.

This is one of the most important roles in the organization – the person responsible for maintaining the organization’s materials and inputs it needs to operate. You will focus on that all materials and goods are handled, stored and distributed safely, cost-effectively, and on-time.

If you are a proven and experienced supply chain professional leader who can roll up your sleeves as a “doer” as well as a “thinker”, you will not want to miss this opportunity.

Key Position Roles:

  • Manages and controls: Inventory, Purchasing, Logistics,
  • Owns critically important KPI’s of In Stock Rate, Backorder Rate and Cost per Unit
  • The SCM will be at home in the warehouse, spending 50-75% of your in the warehouse
  • Drive supplier selection activities to evaluate capabilities related to quality, cost, timeliness, and overall service
  • Coordinate and drive supplier improvement programs to maximize value and ensure conformance to our specifications related to quality, cost, and delivery requirements.
  • Responsible for requesting purchase orders and managing order confirmations (reviewing differences of time and cost), delivery control and related activities.
  • Develop and implement materials ordering procedures and activities to optimize resources and achieve volume, timeliness, reliability, and safety standards.
  • Supervises and trains 1-2 associates for growth and development by ensuring associates are qualified, trained, and meet standards.
  • Responsible for overseeing inventory control processes, materials requirements planning, and cycle count programs and reporting on regular basis.
  • Responsible for trending, tracking, and reporting issues to management timely.
  • Forecast supply vulnerabilities, propose and execute approved plans to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Other duties as required.

Basic Requirements:

  • 5 yrs + experience in a professional supply chain position, preferably in a manufacturing setting
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Prior experience in leading supplier negotiations, materials management, and purchasing.

Highly Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior supervisory skills
  • Basic understanding of CAD drawings
  • Experience with ISO 9001:2015 or equivalent preferred.
  • Computer Literacy Leadership Skills
  • Strong MRP/ERP
  • Basic understanding of CAD drawings

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in warehouse areas, subject to the warehouse elements
  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend, pull, twist, push, and pull for sustained periods of time
  • Able to operate a computer and other office machinery using finger dexterity for typing and writing
  • Must be able to communicate, converse with, and exchange information by means of the spoken word
  • Able to perform physical effort to lift or move materials up to 50 pounds
  • Visual acuity to view a computer screen for hours

Why you want to join us:

  • Fast growing industry with high potential. Last year growth is truly remarkable.
  • Aggressive bonus plan up to 30% of base
  • Small team atmosphere with no big company politics
  • Medical benefits + PTO
  • Support and drive manufacturing in the USA!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Supply Chain for Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:

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