Director of Supply Chain

Location: Spokane, WA


Your role with us:

As the Director of Supply Chain for Pearson Packaging Systems, you will develop strategic relationships with suppliers to meet pricing and lead time expectations and create a scalable supplier base to meet the growing needs of the company while maintaining and reducing costs. You will build a robust, trusted third-party equipment network to provide our customers with the lowest total cost of ownership, shortest lead time, and most advanced technology. Day to day this position manages, plans, organizes, directs, and controls the purchasing and materials management functions of the company. This includes purchasing, receiving, inventorying and distributing materials used for both Aftermarket sales and new machine builds.

Does this sound like you?

  • You are a strong communicator and relationship builder.  You have superior verbal and written communication skills and are able to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization and with outside entities.
  • You are a problem solver.  You have excellent problem-solving abilities, ensuring appropriate solutions to challenges across all aspects of your position.
  • You can navigate through change.  You see change as an opportunity to improve rather than an obstacle to overcome.


What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply chain, Accounting, Business, or a technically related field
  • Master’s degree in Supply chain, Business, Leadership, or a technically related field
  • 5+ years of experience with equipment building companies
  • 10+ years of experience in purchasing functions in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of principles of purchasing and inventory management systems in large manufacturing organizations
  • Proven reduction of material costs in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record of decreasing lead time related to materials delivery
  • Strategic knowledge and use of metrics resulting in efficiencies
  • Proven ability to scale and diversify a supply chain to support growth of the company
  • Proven ability to negotiate purchasing contracts
  • Proven homogenization of componentry in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven knowledge and experience of use of composite materials
  • Proven ability to leverage ERP systems and create efficiencies.


What we will offer you:

  • Competitive industry compensation
  • Our top-tier Health and Wellness Plan offers ease of mind and ensures that you and your family are well taken care of.
  • Time and time again, we have been recognized amongst the most progressive workplaces in our industry.
Pearson Packaging Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.