Our goals - Your path

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collaborating with Production to develop short-term (for example 1 to 3 months) and long-term (1 to 3 years) supply plans for products within the Coatings and Specialty production cluster.
  • Oversees planning staff to ensure effective execution of supply plans while maximizing production efficiency.   
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure security of raw materials supply for to ensure execution of supply plans. 
  • Accountable in SIOP for supply planning and execution.
  • Responsible for managing inventory according to established targets including maximizing inventory turnover and reducing slow moving inventory.   
  • This position may be included as an active member of relevant Expert Teams (recommended) to support product life cycle management and support new product introduction into relevant plants. 
  • Responsible for driving Product Line Simplification initiatives in the Coatings and Specialty cluster to maximize operational efficiency.  This should be a collaborative process with Production and Sales.
  • Oversee a staff of qualified supply chain professionals, ensuring adherence to policies, procedures, and established best practices, and managing performance against established goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance to established Business Rules and Best Demonstrated Practices.
  • Ensure effective inventory management practices including inventory accuracy and reduction of variances.
  • Provide relevant and accurate reports to key stakeholders on a timely basis.
  • Fulfill other duties as determined by the Vice President of Supply Chain, and / or the SVP, Operations.

Your expertise - Our strength


  • BA/BS in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years Supply Chain leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills in process/data, exceptional problem solving, and able to make improvements.
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes required; inventory management including components of inventory, demand and supply management, capacity planning, and materials management.
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders through the organization, resolving conflicts and drive results, bridge between different functions and teams.
  • Previous experience in working with data including analytical analysis which encompasses daily KPI reports and/or reporting measures.
  • Well organized, structural and process driven with a speed & execution mindset.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Going Beyond. Together.

Competitive Benefits: Health Insurance, 401k with company match, year-end profit-sharing bonus, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Meaningful Work: Sika products enhance our surroundings and the work every employee completes helps positively impact daily lives by making our world stronger, more durable, and more reliable – every day.

Company Culture: Sika centers work culture around entrepreneurship where individuals have the power to make decisions, learn from mistakes, and define their career.

Community Involvement: Sika takes active roles in our community and aims to support volunteer work and charitable endeavors across the United States through rebuilding and giving back.

Sustainability Initiatives: Sika is committed to sustainable development, reducing environmental impacts, and assuming social responsibility. The company supports energy efficient projects and implements numerous measures aimed to boost economic, social, and ecological sustainability.

Sika Corporation is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

With over 100 years of experience, Sika is a worldwide innovation and sustainability leader in the development and production of systems and products for commercial and residential construction, as well as the marine, automotive, and renewable energy manufacturing industries. Sika has offices in over 100 countries with over 300 manufacturing facilities and more than 33,500 employees worldwide. With annual sales of 11.5+ billion dollars in 2022, our commitment to quality, innovation, and the environment as well as putting our customer’s needs first, encompasses why Sika is the global leader in our industries.