Supply Chain Manager

About the job:

What you do

As a Supply Chain Manager, you evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products. You also discuss and arrange prices, quality, and speed of delivery. 

The tough stuff

As a Supply Chain Manager, you must note that: 

  • You will probably work in a high-pressured environment
  • If you work better alone than in a team, this job might not be for you
The cool stuff

As a Supply Chain Manager, you will get to benefit from the fact that:

  • Logistics jobs are growing rapidly
  • The salary packages tend to be favorable 
  • Your working locations might vary as there is no standardised work setting
Typical work hours
  • 40+ hours a week

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Economics/Business
Best high school track(s)
  • Economics/Sociology
Personal qualities
  • Planning & Organization
  • Leadership Skills
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • In order to become a Supply Chain Manager, you will need a Bachelor (and preferably a Master's) degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or Engineering
  • Fluency in English will help you land work for Multinational companies
  • 0-3 years of experience is required for a managerial position
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