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Supply Chain Manager

Why Exceptional People Enjoy Careers with Buchanan Company

Our over 80 years of success are due to the experienced professionals who lead and grow with us. As the highest respected chute and compactor firm in the construction, service, repair, and supplier industries to the multi-story residential, hotel, and commercial sectors, our diversity and multi-state market penetration keeps us working and growing through recessions and pandemics. We provide our teams with the best of today’s technologies and emphasize collaboration, both internally and with our customers, ensuring a great experience for both. If you enjoy learning and working in a creative, problem-solving team environment, customers who want to work with you, supportive managers who recognize your success, and opportunities for growth, training, and development, we would like to talk with you.


Join our professional team of managers and staff in this critical role. Supply Chain Management includes all facets of the supply chain, inventory, and product management practices across our construction, repair, maintenance, and eCommerce operations. This position is based at our Huntington Beach, CA location and requires regular travel to our Covina, CA warehouse and production facility. This is a key role that affects the entire business cycle and all departments. Being part of and contributing to a team working towards a common goal.


§ End to End Supply Chain Management, including managing supply and demand, sourcing raw materials and parts, creating assemblies, BOM’s, WO’s, multi-location warehousing, and inventory tracking.
§ Purchasing, including supplier assessment, supply base reduction, process integration & supplier relationship management.
§ Operations, including forecasting, JIT, quality, and inventory management.
§ Distribution, including delivery network, transportation mode, and customer service.
§ Management and ownership of Fishbowl ERP & SCM system.
§ Partnering with the IT Manager in data integration with Fishbowl, Zoho One, e-Commerce, Office 365, and more.
§ Identify process & system challenges and implement changes and training.   

Education and Experience

§ APICS or equivalent Supply Chain Management Profession degree or certification.
§ Established SCM success with 5+ years of relevant experience and training.
§ Extensive experience with information technology ERP and BI systems. Fishbowl Inventory
§ Experience in product data collection and management for internal and external publication
§ Experience and understanding of industry best practices and taking ownership and accountability on project commitments and deadlines.
§ In-depth experience with MS Office Suite, CRM, Excel, BlueBeam, and related tools.
§ Knowledge of contract requirements for compliance, evaluation, and application.
§ Experience in a construction or service-related (outside labor force, inventory on vehicles) business is very beneficial.


§ Supply chain management.
§ Project management.
§ Information technology integration and management.
§ Understanding of cost accounting, financial statements, economics, and market dynamics.
§ Understanding of e-business/e-procurement systems.
§ Forecasting, sales, and operations planning and information sharing across the supply chain
§ High level of critical thinking, problem-solving, and change management skills.
§ Effective verbal and written communicator with great negotiation and interpersonal skills.
§ A high degree of personal organization, business ethics, and accountability.


§ Negotiable Based on Fit and Experience, Paid Weekly.
§ Supportive Team and Open-Door Work Environment.
§ 50/50 Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance.
§ Paid Time-Off and Holidays.
§ Education & Training Programs.
§ DOE Compensation Range of $60-$85k Expected