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SVP, Integrated Supply Chain

Job ID SVPIN08066 Date posted 07/11/2019

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OVERVIEW:

The Senior Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain (SVP ISC) provides leadership, management, and vision to ensure that the company effectively and efficiently delivers exceptional operational and supply chain outcomes in service of customer demand and aggressive growth objectives. This will include driving performance across all company facilities (current and to-be-acquired) across all operational and supply chain disciplines (i.e. manufacturing, distribution, manufacturing engineering, continuous improvement, materials management, planning, maintenance, etc.) utilizing a variety of operational strategies. In addition, the SVP ISC will play a critical role in acquisition, expansion and network optimization activities. The SVP ISC will also cultivate and leverage multiple cross-functional business relationships to identify and execute creative solutions to organizational opportunities and challenges.

As a member of the company's Executive Team, the SVP ISC will partner in setting the company's strategic goals and ensuring our operating efforts are aligned to support those objectives. The SVP ISC reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and leads a large, diverse team of direct and indirect reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITES:

Functional Leadership. Provide overall leadership to the operations function, with responsibility for: strategy development and implementation; operating plans and budgets; cost-out initiatives; policies, procedures, and leveraging technology; staff assessment and development; performance measurement and governance; and, communications with business units and senior management. Work with leadership to embed a continuous improvement culture in the organization.

Sales & Operations Planning. Strengthen a robust Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process that integrates demand, supply, and inventory planning capabilities. Coordinate with all functional leads to develop and align on "the plan", including developing build-up and drill-down capabilities by product family. Incorporate flexibility and visibility of growth surges, particularly from acquisition. Set a supply strategy that is aligned with the business and translate that into executional actions.

Inventory Management. Develop inventory targets and monitor supply / replenishment to achieve targeted inventory levels on both a cost and unit basis. Manage and control inventory, obsolescence, and working capital. Incorporate inventory positions into the overall IBP process and help facilitate supply decisions. Anticipate inventory ramps as they relate to new product introductions, footprint decisions, and long-term capacity requirements.

Logistics / Network Optimization. Partner with functional leads across the business to plan for current and future demand and technology shifts. Develop and implement plans to optimize supply chain footprint to address cost and service targets. Develop and execute integration plans for all operations functions of acquired companies. Sourcing and Procurement. Partner with the Chief Procurement Officer to manage professional procurement processes, including purchasing and transactional operations. Build out low cost country sourcing capabilities. Ensure compliance and sourcing strategy with manufacturing locations.

SKILLS:

  • Transformational leader, proven experience in reinventing supply chain and operations.

  • Communicates in an open and direct style to establish quick and effective credibility within team, as well as with a diverse set of business leaders; the ability to collaborate and influence is critical
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Proven ability to develop long-term plans that impact the achievement of business results and extensive knowledge to address complex, unusual and critical issues.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills in support of metrics-, data- and process-oriented objectives; ability to succinctly report on critical operations measures to key internal and external stakeholders. Excellent financial, quantitative, and analytical skills; experience with business and supplier performance reporting. Demonstrated success as a people leader. A willingness and ability to display a 'roll up the sleeves' approach, engaging in driving tactical execution when necessary.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics, or Engineering. MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 15 years of progressive operations and supply chain leadership experience across multiple disciplines (i.e. manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, etc.), required.
  • Experience leading multi-site manufacturing operations, including production, engineering, maintenance, and EHS.
  • Experience in acquisition diligence and integration required; previous experience in growth oriented, private-equity owned business strongly preferred.
  • Expert understanding of materials management, warehousing, and inventory control policies, processes, procedures, and systems, as well as demand planning, supply planning, and cross-functional IBP processes and related systems.
  • Expert understanding of supply chain KPIs (e.g. forecast accuracy, fill rates, on-time delivery, schedule attainment, etc.).
  • Experience with network optimization, quantifiable results in identifying supply chain improvements through scenario analysis, logistics spend, and footprint decisions.
  • Experience using continuous improvement and Six Sigma/Lean principles to lead operational transformation (i.e. merger integration, footprint optimization, cost-out, on-time delivery, safety, quality, etc.).

Qualifications


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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