Director Supply Chain & Procurement

Bridgewater, VA, USA ● Edinburg, VA 22824, USA ● Lynchburg, VA, USA ● Roanoke, VA, USA ● Rustburg, VA 24588, USA ● Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA ● Weston, WV 26452, USA ● Winchester, VA 22601, USA Req #2053
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art cable, fiber optic and fixed wireless networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: broadband internet, video, and voice; fiber optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing; and tower colocation leasing. The Company owns over 6,800 route miles of fiber and 223 macro cellular towers.  For more information, please visit

Job Summary:

Provide strategic leadership to the procurement, warehousing, and material planning teams to ensure all locations maintain appropriate material and inventory levels to support the business. Work closely with internal and external audit teams to develop, implement, test and report on all necessary key and non-key controls required to maintain; separation of duty, transaction accuracy, detailed report generation, and compliance review. Monitor spend across departments, vendors and geographic locations to identify supply risks, mitigate cost increases, and report on budget vs. actual spend status. Lead forecasting efforts by building relationships and proactively communicating with vendors, manufacturers, and other departments to jointly develop and update detailed material demand plans. Responsible for vendor and contract management to ensure all vendors are compliant with established processes and procedures, meet delivery and invoicing SLA’s, and comply with any responsible sourcing requirements. Gather requirements, process RFP’s, negotiate pricing, and contract for the procurement of materials, supplies, and services. This position will have responsibility for developing, communicating and executing the materials management strategy required to support the continued growth of the business.

Qualification Requirements:

a. Education: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, supply chain management, or related field

b. Experience: 15+ years of experience in materials management, procurement and/or purchasing c. Experience: 10+ years of experience in management and supervision of direct reports

d. Special Requirements: Experienced in sourcing and negotiating material purchases and service agreements, and contracts.

e. Certification: SPSM, CPSM, CPM, CSCP, CPIM, or SCOR-P certification or equivalent knowledge, multiple certifications strongly desired

f. Valid driver’s license

Skills Summary:

i. Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

ii. Ability to communicate effectively with, and make presentations to, management, employees, and customers

iii. Ability to negotiate agreements with vendors, suppliers, and contractors

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Incumbent Cable
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Bridgewater, VA, USA
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA
  • Lynchburg, VA, USA
  • Roanoke, VA, USA
  • Rustburg, VA 24588, USA
  • Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
  • Weston, WV 26452, USA
  • Winchester, VA 22601, USA