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Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

A tough but rewarding career.

What can I earn as a Supply Chain Manager?

The most common salary  for a Supply Chain Manager is between $120k and $140k
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Duration 9 mths - 2 yrs
6 institutions offering this qualification
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How do Supply Chain Managers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 16 Supply Chain Managers surveyed on SEEK

Latest reviews

4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Economics
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
supply chain
The good things
work on the big picture, be the connection of your internal (external) partners
The challenges
facing different people and opinions and standpoints, try to work out a way to get things moving
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Supply Chain Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
heavy industry
The good things
This type of work is extensive problem solving and planning for the future. It is a great mix of getting things done and large scale projects.It is an area that is changing rapidly and it is always ro...
The challenges
The quality of staff can be challenging and selling ideas to different departments the fund the improvements
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Supply Chain Management
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Total Supply Chain
The good things
Everyday is a Different challenge.......And if this excites you then this is what you want
The challenges
Diversity and dealing with different Global organisations and interpreting the same wavelength
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Management
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Heavy Industry and Spare Parts
The good things
Variety, logical and analytical thinking, and problem solving are key aspects in Supply Chain Management. SCM joins various departments together (Sales, Service / Production, Finance, Operations) an...
The challenges
As Supply Chain is at the heart of inventory-based organisations, it falls between various other departments (Sales, Service / Production, Finance, Operations). Supply Chain can get pulled and push...
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Business
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Aviation
The good things
Job has taken me all over the world in support of the supply chain function, if you like challenges in researching logistics, procurement, materials management and people this is the job for you.
The challenges
Challenges include having the right materials, on the shelf ready to issue. maintaining an effective distribution network delivering on time in full, first time.
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Business Management (Supply Chain Management)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Materials Management
The good things
The best thing about a career in Supply Chain Management is your ability to move between different industries. Any product driven business needs supply chain professionals in order to move their prod...
The challenges
The rapid change in available technology and the limitations of different companies to embrace/invest in these technologies can leave you feeling left behind your peers and the marketplace.
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Logistics
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Warehousing
The good things
As a Logistic manager I enjoy the variety of challenges each day brings. Whether it be supply chain issues, staff issues or corporate governance issues the variety keeps me keen to start a new day. Th...
The challenges
The biggest challenge is getting your foot in the door. Don't be afraid to apply for the lower position jobs. Once you have your foot in the door promotion will be offered to you if you show your wort...
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Business Administration
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Supply Chain
The good things
Helps you to become analytical, multi tasking and negotiator which can help you even in your personal life.
The challenges
There are a lot of variables some of which are out of your control. Everyday is a new day with new challenges.
5 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Victorian Certificate of Education
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Procurement/ Supply Chain
The good things
Being able to work with a diverse group of people with a wide array of requirements that range from simple transactions to very complex whole of life capital acquisitions.
The challenges
Being able to manage the expectations of customers often in line with tight financial constraints,
4 out of 5Oct 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Supply Chain
The good things
Involvement with all aspects of the business & with a variety of external stakeholders
The challenges
Integrity of data, dynamic nature of supply & demand, changes in technology & business models
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Projected job growth

National increase over next 5 years
8.9%
2018
2023
Source: LMIP. Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers
Latest Supply Chain Manager jobs on SEEK
Ingenico
Melbourne > Northern Suburbs
Partner with key stakeholders to plan, implement and monitor our overall supply chain function to maximize efficiency and productivity.
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AGL Energy
Sydney
A pivotal leadership role is now available to manage the Supply Chain Services within Business Energy Solutions. Could be based in Sydney or Melb.
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Veritas Recruitment
Melbourne > Northern Suburbs
Leading manufacturing business is looking for a Supply Chain Manager to drive supply chain strategies and develop supplier relationships
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Hologic
Sydney > Ryde & Macquarie Park
Opportunity for a commercially focused, dynamic Supply Chain leader to join a high performing organisation
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