Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

​​Salary Range: $100,000 - $110,000


About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   

 Job Title: Supply Chain Manager

Job Location: Corona, CA

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: On-Site 


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Supply Chain Manager

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical device industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

As a Supply Chain Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, you will lead, coach, and develop a professional customer-facing team, while gaining valuable in-depth experience in the rapidly growing Lubrizol Life Science contract manufacturing business.  You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for providing comprehensive supply chain leadership and support for the site operations in the fields of customer service, planning, scheduling, inventory management and purchasing. This leadership role will ensure the supply chain operation strategies address safety, quality, customer demand and cost control within the Integrated Business Process Cycle.


What We're Looking For:

  • Drive a culture of safety, reliability, efficiency, and superior customer experience.
  • Coach direct reports, peers and leaders to elevate the knowledge of supply chain by using standard tools, processes, data, and analytics to make the best decisions.
  • Develop skills and lead a team of planning, scheduling, customer service, procurement and shipping professionals.
  • Develop and establish procurement processes including but not limited to stocking strategies, lead time, process improvements, etc.
  • Optimize the scheduling and planning process to create an efficient plan that manufacturing is capable of executing.
  • Ensure alignment between customer service, customers and other internal functions to minimize friction in the process.
  • Provide timely and high-quality response to requests and feedback from internal and external customers.
  • Embrace and drive Sales and Operations Planning: design and implement supply chain strategies that are closely aligned and integrated with Medical Device operations and business strategies.
  • Collaborate closely with the commercial team and operations partner functions to drive customer experience metrics, cost-to-serve targets and margin targets.
  • Lead and manage supply chain processes that drive key performance indicators while promoting a high sense of urgency customer-focused culture.
  • Manage inventory optimization and inventory control processes, including Non-Working Slow Moving (NWSM) inventory.
  • Reduce exposure to supply chain risks through the recognition of trends, root cause analysis, and the implementation of preventive measures.
  • When appropriate, review and follow-up on non-conformities, especially customer complaints, to ensure timely resolution, in partnership with Quality and other relevant functions.
  • Own and communicate key supply chain topics throughout the site and the larger corporate organization.
  • Use reports and develop compelling analyses to support supply chain strategies and business decisions.
  • Drive special projects, as needed, to ensure the business achieves improved customer satisfaction while minimizing waste and managing the cost-to-serve.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Degree in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering, supply chain, chemistry, business, etc.) or 15+ years of experience in supply chain leadership roles
  • 5+ years of experience within supply chain, operations or logistics discipline in a manufacturing environment
  • ERP Experience (e.g., SAP, Oracle, QAD)
  • Excellent critical thinking and project management skills with the ability to solve complex business problems through fact gathering, business process mapping, and data analysis
  • Excellent prioritization skills
  • Strong client service and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage effectively and drive results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills to all levels of an organization
  • Strong financial acumen


Considered a Plus:

  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Supply chain management or other industry relevant certifications
  • MRP and scheduling adoption in a manufacturing environment within an ERP system
  • Experience in the medical device or medical contract manufacturing industry
  • Integrated Business Process experience
  • QAD experience


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 




Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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