Drew-Marine Director - Supply Chain-US-ACR in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ACR/Artex (ACR Electronics, Inc.) is the leading development center for emergency beacons that are designed with one purpose in mind: Saving Lives. Through our combined technology expertise in the marine, aviation, outdoor, and military markets, we design and manufacture cutting edge rescue beacons and survival gear for boaters, pilots, hunters, hikers, and combat troops, not to mention many of the leading boat builders and aircraft manufacturers in the industry.

The Supply Chain Director will provide leadership for the development and implementation of processes that form best practices related to suppliers, systems, schedule, cost, quality, and delivery.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute supply chain and logistics strategies and plans to meet short-term and long-term supply chain management goals

  • Formulate integrated supply chain strategies to ensure best practices in procurement, subcontracts, material planning, and implementation of policy

  • Manage purchasing, supply planning, demand planning, strategic procurement, distribution, and logistics

  • Lead Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); report and monitor metrics for supply planning and forecasting

  • Develop and execute tactical operational plans for new products

  • Establish inventory targets and safety stocks levels as well as participate in inventory reductions initiative with other departments

  • Work closely with Sales to ensure that products and promotions are well planned and executed

  • Develop and train employees at all levels of the organization to foster teamwork and involvement

  • Establish effective communications with executives and managers across the company

  • Performs other related duties as required

Required / Desired Knowledge, Experiences and Skills:

  • 12+ years' related supply chain experience

  • 3 years' management experience

  • Strong analytical and planning skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proficient with all Microsoft applications

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Strong negotiation skills


  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred

Physical Working Environment:

The position works in a climate controlled office environment and requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

We offer a generous Employee Benefits Package, including:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K

ACR/Artex (ACR Electronics, Inc.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Requisition Number: 2016-1772