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Supply Chain Recruiters

SCM Talent Group’s supply chain recruiters transform companies with leadership talent. Fill out our form or call 1-877-236-0420 to speak to an executive recruiter.

Stop Struggling to Hire Supply Chain Leaders.

Can’t find the right talent for your hiring needs?

We land talent across all supply chain functions:

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Supply Chain Management

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Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

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Supply & Demand Planning

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Manufacturing

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Our Supply Chain Recruiters Help You:

Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Weak employees in your supply chain can make it difficult to achieve your business goals while putting your company at great risk. Partner with our supply chain recruiters to help propel your business to new heights.

100% specialized in end-to-end supply chain recruitment for 15+ years.

1,500+ supply chain positions filled to date, spanning most industries.

Founder, Rodney Apple, has 20+ years of supply chain recruitment experience at world-class organizations, several amongst the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25.

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Supply Chain Talent Services

Whether you need a supply chain executive or interim leader, we have you covered with our broad array of supply chain recruitment solutions

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Supply Chain Job Board

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Career Resources

SCM Talent Group’s career resources are here to help supply chain professionals at any level develop and advance their careers.

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Visit our Supply Chain Job Board!

Our Supply Chain Job Board offers a plethora of opportunities to work with leading supply chain organizations. Start searching for your next career now or set up email job alerts so you’re notified when new openings are posted that align with your criteria.

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SCM Talent’s Supply Chain Podcast Programs

Supply Chain Careers Podcast

A podcast featuring supply chain professionals and executives from some of America’s leading companies, diving deep into the different stages of their career growth, with actionable tips and advice to advance and develop your own supply chain career.

Supply Chain Leadership Podcast

A podcast tailored towards rising executives that showcases some of the most sought-after leadership tactics of successful and growth-minded supply chain leaders.

SCM Talent Group’s Supply Chain Recruiting Team:

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Rodney Apple

Founder & Managing Partner

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Jordan West

Head of SCM Partnerships

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Emily Unger

Executive Supply Chain Recruiter & Training Manager

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Brian Kennedy

Marketing Manager

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Dallas Lovett

Senior Supply Chain Talent Consultant

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Joshua Stack

Strategic Content & Marketing Manager

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Carlie Gonsalvez

Project and Administrative Coordinator

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David Miller

Executive Supply Chain Recruiter

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Jessica Crawford

Executive Supply Chain Recruiter

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Chris Gaffney

Supply Chain Talent Advisor & Podcast Host

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Mike Ogle

Supply Chain Talent Advisor & Podcast Host

Our Core Belief System

We believe that this supersedes all other values and is at the core of everything we do. If we can’t be trusted, we have nothing.

The backbone of our company is going above and beyond to help people, both our employees, and the holistic supply chain community.    

We never rest on our laurels and put a tremendous focus on improving all aspects of our business, in the spirit of pioneering new ways to increase value for the supply chain community.

Our work ethic combined with our strategic, exhaustive approach to solving our clients talent needs is what sets us apart from others.

WHY SCM TALENT GROUP?

When you search for supply chain recruiters, it’s absolutely critical to engage a search firm that has:

  • Deep and broad supply chain recruiting experience, with the ability to understand YOUR unique supply chain and identify candidates that can assimilate quickly, while adding value
  • Bountiful relationships, resources and tools to quickly identify and engage the right supply chain talent based on your most important criteria
  • A robust candidate assessment process with a long history of delivering supply chain talent that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • A high degree of integrity with a focus on creating trustful partnerships

Our Founder, Rodney Apple, began working in supply chain recruiting in 1998 before supply chain became popular in the business world (listen to his start-up story via the Supply Chain Now Podcast).

In 2001, Rodney received a call from The Home Depot, a Fortune 15 corporation at the time, concerning a project to lead recruitment for the build-out of the company’s first supply chain department. Rodney landed the role and soon after recruited their ground floor supply chain organization consisting of a VP of Supply Chain, Director of Replenishment, and 11 Sr Supply Chain Managers. He went on to lead all professional and executive supply chain recruitment for the company through 2004.

Home Depot is where Rodney fell in love with supply chain management. He recognized early on that supply chain was going to be “a big deal” for many years to come, and in 2004, Rodney formed SCM Talent Group with the goal of helping other companies build and transform their supply chain organizations.
Rodney’s first client was The Coca-Cola Company, where he spent 6+ years leading all professional and executive supply chain recruiting for 20+ factories, strategic sourcing & procurement, inventory planning, S&OP, logistics, continuous improvement, quality and related departments.

Building upon successes at Home Depot and Coca-Cola, and subsequent supply chain recruiting projects with Kimberly-Clark, Cummins, and PWC, Rodney decided to expand the company’s service offerings in 2012 beyond exclusive retained client engagements.

From 2014-2021 Rodney proudly served as the Supply Chain Career Coach for the Association of Supply Chain Management Professionals (ASCM, formerly APICS) and led the Professional Development department as a writer for ASCM’s magazine, SCM Now.

Rodney also authors The Supply Chain Talent Blog and has been featured in many of the leading supply chain trade journals over the years sharing his expertise in supply chain recruiting and career development. In 2021 Rodney will be publishing his first book titled Supply Chain Careers – the Guidebook for Launching and Accelerating your Career in Supply Chain Management.
SCM Talent Group currently offers a broad range of customizable supply chain recruiting services that include Retained Executive Search, Contract Staffing, Interim Executives, and Contingency Search.

The firm is headquartered in downtown Asheville, NC and our supply chain recruiters support clients across most major industries throughout the United States.

Our Recruiting Process

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Define the role and fit with business strategy

Through a collaborative, results-oriented intake process, we invest significant resources to understand your business, operations and unique culture. We dive deep into your supply chain organization and position specifications to develop a robust candidate profile that captures the essence of what you seek.

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Consult & Execute a Sourcing Strategy

We work with you to define a search strategy with target industries, segments, and employers. We will leverage our large suite of direct sourcing tools, resources and relationships to find the best fit. The best-qualified candidates are thoroughly vetted by our recruitment teams and measured against the developed leader specification and against your unique company culture.

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Interviews, Offer, Closing and Post-Start Date

Our goal is to present you with a focused slate of candidates who meet or exceed your expectations. We provide real insights into our streamlined yet thorough candidate reports; Each write-up illustrates how that specific executive aligns with your core leadership, functional and technical competencies.

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