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Supply Chain Manager

Schmitt Music | Bloomington, MN

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Coordinates, organizes, and oversees all activities involved in shipping, receiving, moving and distributing of all the company’s products and goods.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains departmental supervisors.
  • Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the departments.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.


  • Collaborates with other departments to identify and maintain all facility assets and resources needed to establish and provide an effective supply chain.
  • Establishes performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of factors affecting the supply chain.
  • Maintains required quantity of supplies and materials to optimize production.
  • Suggests improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain while ensuring quality and safety; implements subsequent changes to processes.
  • Identifies optimal shipment and transportation routes
  • Assesses the need for material-handling equipment and staffing; makes recommendations to ensure efficient loading, unloading, warehousing and movement, of goods and materials.
  • Monitors the performance of vendors, assessing their ability to meet our company’s quality and service standards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills with a proven ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with vendors, suppliers, shippers, customers and employees.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of customers, products and logistics.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Proficient at driving a car, van or small truck.
  • Proficient at operating powered equipment.
  • Background check is required.
  • Implement and integrate EOS throughout your areas of responsibility while using all the EOS tools available.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related fields.
  • Three years of experience as a supervisor, manager, or similar relevant position required.
  • Previous product delivery experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder, bend over and kneel.
  • Must be able to use 2-wheel dolly, pallet jack and drive a forklift.
  • Must be able to stand, crouch and crawl.

Our company hiring procedures are outlined below:

Step One: Complete the application form and submit with your resume and one letter of recommendation

Step Two: By completing and sending your application materials, you are granting us permission to send you a link to an online survey which must be completed before the interview process begins.

Step Three: When your application materials are received and reviewed, you will be contacted for a telephone interview.

Step Four: A personal interview will be conducted

Please fill out the application (choose online or PDF form below), and you will hear from us soon!

To apply, you will need to fill out the Schmitt Music Employee Application, and submit your résumé, and at least one letter of recommendation.
Please use our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM or download and print the PDF application, and mail your completed form, résumé and letter of recommendation to:

Schmitt Music
7800 Picture Drive
Bloomington, MN 55439