• Supply Chain Director

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Supply Chain Director
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Supply Chain - SC
    Up To 50%
    Relocation Offered
  • Overview

    Navistar Navistar is a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines. Wherever ingenuity drives global markets, you'll find us taking the lead.


    Why Navistar?

    • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
    • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
    • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
    • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
    • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well.

    We are seeking a Director level leader to join our Manufacturing leadership team as Supply Chain Director.  This role will strategically lead the supply chain operations for our manufacturing facilities, working closely with our manufacturing plants regarding proper inventory levels, warehousing, line delivery and all inbound supply initiatives that support manufacturing. 


    Key deliverables include:

    • Point of Application, ensuring parts are available to meet build schedules
    • EDI management, including new supplier set-up
    • New program plant material readiness
    • Racking for all material plant inbound
    • Financial planning to include Year over Year Identified Performance
    • Material Expedite and elevation to senior management
    • Plant manufacturing planning for inbound material
    • Partner with logistics to manage expedited freight
    • All Plant Inventory balances and accuracies

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    This role will support one or more of the following functions: material and services sourcing, procurement, supplier management, production planning, transportation, inventory control, distribution, and process reengineering. 



    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 14 years of materials management or supply chain experience
    • At least 6 years management experience


    • Master's degree and at least 12 years of materials management or supply chain experience
    • At least 6 years management experience


    • At least 16 years of materials management or supply chain experience
    • At least 6 years management experience


    Additional Requirements

    • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

    Desired Skills:

    • Strong, demonstrated manufacturing and supply chain experience
    • MRP experience
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Experience setting up best practices across multiple manufacturing plants
    • Budget and Financial experience
    • Lean experience


    • Ethics and Navistar Values
    • Positive Attitude


    It's Uptime at International

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization


    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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