Sr Mgr, Supply Chain

Job ID #:  1725
Company:  Evident
Posting Date:  Jul 16, 2024



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 


Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

 Responsible for activities related to production planning, purchasing, and on time delivery. This individual will develop, implement, and maintain production planning and purchasing material systems.  This is a senior role responsible for setting direction for operational improvements. Develops material schedules and coordinates the efficient movement of materials with purchasing production and engineering. Prepares material requirement plans by using enterprise resource planning systems while looking for ways to continuously improve our systems and processes.  

Job Duties

 The Sr. Manager Supply Chain will be responsible for all issues associated with:

  • Purchasing
  • Inventory Management
  • Detailed Scheduling
  • Production Planning
  • Master Production Management for multiple manufacturing facilities
  • Raw Material Inventory Management
  • Schedule Adherence
  • Lifecycle Management 
  • On Time Delivery

This position acts as the liaison to:   Manufacturing Production Engineering Quality Commercial Operations Human Resources Finance Product Management Service Sales and Engineering on issues related to delivery cost and customer satisfaction.  

Job Requirements


Education*: Bachelor’s degree


Experience*: A minimum of 5 years of production planning and purchasing. At least 3 years in a management or supervisory role. Experience in a Lean-Sigma environment preferred

Skills: Strong leadership and decision-making abilities along with skills in planning work orders and tasks. Must have a broad multi-functional understanding of manufacturing while using computer-aided tools to effectively plan and deliver positive. Ability to use information to plan workloads and resources as well as to analyse and establish priorities. A strong knowledge of Lean concepts including but not limited to: 5S visual controls value stream mapping kaizen techniques TPM SMED. Functional knowledge of Commercial Operations Production Engineering Finance and general business processes. Including ERP and reporting functionality. Strong problem-solving skills. Excellent analytical skills with deep understanding of MS office tools.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT’s Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, Click Here.

It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston