Supply Chain/Materials Manager in Lodi, CA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


CA Lodi

Job Type:

Supply Chain Management

Job Posting Title:

Supply Chain/Materials Manager

Job Description:


  • Has fiscal responsibility for the Supply Chain budget and manages it within the set expectations.
  • Works closely with Sales and R&D in determining production schedule.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and shipping of all raw materials, ingredients and finished goods.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory counts of the above.
  • Coordinates activities with Purchasing and Production to meet order fulfillment requests.
  • Assures adequate and cost effective transportation is procured for outbound shipments.
  • Participate in demand planning, forecasting, and coordinating of the demand for all customers.
  • Develop a predictive production plan that allows for efficiencies.
  • Oversee the production planning/scheduling and the distribution of materials.
  • Identify constraints in the supply chain and implement plans to correct deficiencies.
  • Assures proper receipt and inventory control over all incoming materials and ingredients.
  • Responsible for the movement of ingredient and material goods to the production areas per formula and quantities required meeting production demands.
  • Responsible for the receipt and storage of finished goods into inventory. Maintains inventory records as applicable.
  • Oversees the fulfillment of customer shipments including arrangement of transportation, order selection, loading and documentation.
  • Oversees Inventory Control of packaging/ingredients materials and obsolescence.
  • Informs management and Customer Service of any issues related to order fulfillment status.
  • Develops and manages a warehouse management system (the processes) that result in timely and accurate inventory counts. 
  • Responsible for organization of warehousing space to effectively and efficiently maximize storage capacities and minimize material movements.
  • Responsible for the selection and training of personnel.
  • Champions the Continuous Improvement efforts in Supply Chain
  • Plant owner for Capacity analysis/planning
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and all other food safety requirements.
  • Address any food safety problems or potentially unsafe practices/conditions.
  • In the event of their absence, the responsibility is delegated to the warehouse supervisor.


  • Frequent walking, standing and sitting 
  • Conditions span from dry/ambient conditions to cold and/or wet.
  • Should expect some portion of the workday to be spent in cold storage area (-10F)


  • Supervises a department of 15 employees in the areas of shipping, receiving and logistics.
  • Daily interaction with Production Planners, Operations Manager, Sales/Marketing, Corporate.


  • Bachelors or Associates degree (or equivalent work experience) in a related field.
  • APICS Certification
  • 10 -15 yrs of progressive supply chain experience.  
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • SAP Experience is an asset, but not required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is an asset, but not required.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Internet usage.
  • Experience/proficiency in a Warehouse Management System (WMS) including pallet locator and inventory placement/picking control, bills of lading, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of RF data transfer for mobile workstations as applied to WMS.
  • Understanding of transportation options and ability to negotiate favorable rates.
  • Proactive, self-starter able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to generate management-level reports and presentations

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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