Moving in the Right Direction

It may just be a trip to the store for you, but it takes months of preparation for supply chain professionals to meet your everyday needs.

Supply chain planning involves everything from sourcing wood for pencils in preparation for back-to-school shopping to ensuring flowers for your significant other arrive from Bogotá in time for Valentine's Day. It requires serious preparation and lots of people to make sure importers, material suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers and your local stores have the products you want and need.

There are several different supply chain career paths and companies to consider within Murfreesboro, Smyrna and La Vergne. From cold food storage to electrical components to building materials to car parts - a career in the supply chain industry can give you opportunities to start, grow, and prosper in a booming sector.

In-demand Industries
Rutherford County Supply Chain Jobs Snapshot

Purchasing Managers

Bachelor’s Degree

75 Current Annual Openings


Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Bachelor’s Degree

135 Current Annual Openings



Bachelor’s Degree

145 Current Annual Openings


Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Trade Certificate or Associate’s Degree

210 Current Annual Openings


Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Trade Certificate or High School Diploma

2,150 Current Annual Openings


Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Trade Certificate or High School Diploma

160 Current Annual Openings


Driving Careers Forward with Supply Chain

Delivering goods from here to there and everywhere in between is no easy feat, and it takes a large team of contributors to make it happen.

The supply chain industry offers many career opportunities spanning from entry-level warehouse floor jobs to tenured back-office positions. If you want to help the goods people need arrive on time, and in top-tier condition, you’ll find an abundance of supply chain positions in Rutherford County, TN.

From truck drivers, purchasing managers, warehouse managers, mechanics, logistics planners and inventory managers - supply chain careers offer a ton of opportunity.

The soft and technical skills that will make you attractive to supply chain recruiters include communication skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, mathematical proficiency, analytical acumen and project management. Our high schools, technical, community, and four-year colleges can prepare you with the skills needed to land a high-demand job in these sectors.


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