A supply chain manager keeps track of a company's supply chain by monitoring logistics and updating inventory whenever needed. The goal of every supply chain manager is to improve the productivity and efficiency of their company and products at lower costs without a reduction in the quality of materials. They also analyze operational performance and resolve issues. Supply chain managers are frequently collaborating with other stakeholders to ensure that all operations meet quality and safety standards. You will be required to create supply chain strategies for your country and to analyze data from shipping and delivering processes to find bottlenecks and other issues.
A bachelor's degree in supply chain management or a similar field is most commonly required for this role. Other skills needed are communication, analytical, problem solving, time management, and organizational skills. You must also have working experience with relevant software like SAP MM and excellent knowledge of supply chain processes. Supply chain managers are paid an average of $45.68 an hour and $95,016 annually.