Supervisor Supply Chain-Vietnam


Hanoi, 64, VN

REQ ID:  43860

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube

Job summary

  • Evaluate and verify the possibilities of production implementation. It’s the main start of building the optimal, accurate production plan by balancing the demands and production capacities. It requires strong knowledge or abilities to understand the ERP/SAP system with PP modules to optimise the production.
  • Responsible for the stocking of raw materials and procurement items. Safety stock and ordering points.
  • Control of suppliers and active partner also in recovery processes/ plan.
  • Responsibility for the plant planning system, which includes external forecasts and internal production needs to achieve the goals.
  • Responsibility for control and delivery of shipping goals/ needs.
  • Responsibility for analyzing the information and producing relevant reports, both at the management level and at the production level.
  • Partner to strategic decisions of future plant planning that include equipment and human resources required.

Key responsibilities

  • Build and control daily, weekly, monthly and production forecast data to ensure the output results meet customer’s demands.
  • Create the Bill of Material and Product Routing, verify technical drawings of all products to make sure all products are made with best quality standards.
  • Coordinate with Production Team to setup and balance production schedule with machining capacities at each production station.
  • Extract the production data from SAP system to update and control production status, overview and foresee the risks of production stop due to materials shortage, quality standard, machining program or technical issues.
  • Carry out the good receiving and arranging materials into correct defined bin location in Warehouse to ensure the fastest and most effective materials moving.
  • Analyse the warehouse data such as inventory levels, safety stock, reorder point, FIFO process... to build the best service levels of warehouse equivalent to customer’s demands.
  • Planning of equipping materials and inventory documentation according to forecasts and customer orders.
  • Control the implementation of recommendations for acquisition and production plans in an optimal manner.
  • Report tracking and control of inventory levels and reliability of inventory in the Company's warehouses and sub-contractors.
  • Efficiency analysis and inventory rotation with inventory management (Lean).
  • Ongoing work with the Company's customers. Production, planning and global factors in the Company.
  • Creating and analysis of work forecasts with definition of needs.
  • Shipments in (suppliers) and out (Plant) including in transit.
  • Creating smart reports for analyzing and actions.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3-5 of relevant work experience.
  • Good communication skill, active, quickly adapt with new environment and multiple tasks.
  • Good English (writing and reading), good communication is merit.
  • Experience in Warehouse management/ Machinery/ Cutting tools/ Accountant is merit.

Kennametal is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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