Supply Chain Specialist

Department:  Operations
Date:  May 19, 2023

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Function Overview:


This position supports the North America Tolling Group in Philadelphia and will be responsible for organizing, managing, and executing formulation and packaging of agricultural chemicals with third party manufacturers. The individual will have the following responsibilities: arrange production schedules, control raw material and component ordering, and manage the day-to-day relationship with the third party partners. This role will work closely with internal planning teams to develop production schedules and forecasts, logistics team to manage goods movement, engineering teams to manage quality and technical issues, and procurement teams to manage pricing, invoicing, and contracts with third party manufacturers.   




  • Accountable for products made at assigned third party manufacturers including managing forecasts, orders, deliveries, inventory and production schedules, and prioritization of key productions and upsides
  • Act as primary contact to assigned third party manufacturers to manage any issues
  • Responsible for material planning for all components/raw materials, including creation/management/goods receipt of purchase orders, creation/management/goods receipt of stock transport orders, and management of delivery schedules with suppliers and tollers; manage inventory at toller through regular inventory reconciliation/cycle counts
  • Coordinate with Master Schedulers and Supply Planners to create purchase orders, responsible for detailed scheduling and long-range forecasting in coordination with third party manufacturer
  • Responsible for purchase and production orders at tollers, including maintenance of orders and posting of productions in SAP based on production reports from third party manufacturer
  • Responsible for indirect spending at tollers, issuing relevant purchase orders and managing costs to budget. Compute & explain manufacturing variances (purchase price, material usage, volume variance, variable spend, fixed cost)
  • Responsible for transactional compliance of all orders in SAP
  • Responsible for master data at relevant SAP plants


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain / Operations or related field
  • CSCP / CIM qualification preferred



  • SAP Systems skills, especially related to business systems
  • Excel skills especially use of pivot tables, look ups, arrays, graphs, Macros
  • Minimum five years’ experience in manufacturing operations required with pharmaceutical, specialty chemical or food additive plant experience highly preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability work in a team environment, effectively interface with other operating departments, meet and demand performance required to meet and exceed assigned responsibilities.
  • Must demonstrate an attitude of respect and professional interaction with others.
  • Ability to handle large amount of data in an organized manner, with high accuracy, perform analysis and deliver results in a timely manner



  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and task completion dates, strong time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; Ability to work independently and must have strong follow-up, organization and interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees. 
  • Detail, deadline and customer service oriented, with the ability to integrate information in order to accurately understand and apply to an overall procedure and/or process.
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Result driven and self-starter
  • Ability to initiate process improvements



EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia