Supply Chain Manager

Managing the flow of goods and information from source to consumer.


A Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing the entire process of delivering goods and services from suppliers to customers including planning, procurement, production, logistics, and delivery. They ensure that the supply chain operates efficiently, cost-effectively and meets the needs of the customers. The job roles of a Supply Chain Manager may vary depending on the size and complexity of the organisation, but some of the common job roles include planning and forecasting demand for products, managing production schedules as well as capacity planning. 

Furthermore, the individual is required to have certain skills in order to become a supply chain manager such as communication skills, data analysis, quality control skills and so forth. Also, the seeker is required to pursue Bachelor’s as well as Master’s degree from a reputed academic institution.


For Bachelor’s

  • Aspirants must obtain a minimum of 60% on the 10+2 exam from an approved board.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration from a recognised academic institution. 

 For Masters

  • The successful graduates must pursue MBA in Supply Chain Management to get hired by top MNCs as well as logistics companies. 

Job Roles

The job role of a Supply Chain Manager typically involves overseeing the entire supply chain process from the sourcing of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to customers. Some of the key responsibilities of a Supply Chain Manager include:

  • Production Manager
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Freight Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Logistics Manager

Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters of Supply Chain Managers include:

  • Adani Logistics Company
  • TCI Express Ltd
  • Transport Corporation of India
  • Allcargo Logistics Ltd
  • Container Corporation of India Ltd 

Employment Sector

  • Construction Firms
  • Shipping Companies
  • Transportation
  • Freight Companies
  • Warehousing and Distribution Units
  • Administration and IT


The salary of a supply chain manager may vary depending on several factors such as the industry, location, size of the organisation, the individual's experience as well as qualifications.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹4,99,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹10,39,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹20,00,000 


  • Analytical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leadership Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Technical Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Time Management
  • Problem-Solving Skills


The career scope of Supply Chain Managers is quite promising and offers a wide range of opportunities across different industries. As businesses continue to expand globally, the demand for efficient and effective supply chain management is increasing rapidly alongside. Supply Chain Managers are responsible for ensuring the smooth and timely movement of goods from the manufacturer to the end consumer.  Moreover, this makes them a critical part of any business operation. Additionally, with the growing trend towards sustainable as well as socially responsible business practices, Supply Chain Managers are now being called upon to ensure ethical sourcing of materials and products along with minimising waste and reducing carbon footprint.


  • Career growth
  • High earning potential
  • Varied job responsibilities
  • Opportunity for innovation
  • Job security
  • International exposure


  • High pressure
  • Long working hours
  • Complex job responsibilities
  • Rapidly changing industry
  • High stakes
  • Risk management