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Strategic Supply Chain Manager in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

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Job Description

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • A multi-billion-dollar, global organization providing diversified industrial services
  • The organization posted 10% year-over-year growth in 2017, on target to exceed this in 2018
  • Forward thinking group with a focus on innovation, R&D and continuous improvement to provide next-level service

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset is rewarded -- this is an opportunity to get in at the ground level and make an immediate impact to drive results
  • Excellent benefits package, continuing education options, and generous bonus potential
  • Competitive salary in a collaborative environment 

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT: 

  • Lead multiple plant supply chain projects that span systems, geographies, and functions. 
  • Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprise systems throughout the business to effectively drive cost-out, cost avoidance, inventory levels, consignment programs, supplier negotiations, commodity strategy development and working capital initiatives.
  • Development and deployment of accelerated integration tools and process(es) is a key requirement.
  • Drive continuous improvement through supplier value management, strategic souricng design, and demonstrated year-over-year cost reduction.
  • Utilize and enhance monthly reporting cost-out tracker, along with measurement against cost-out goal.
  • Optimize global supply chain performance through cost and scenario analysis, including benchmarking and cascaded pass-through agreement analysis where appropriate.
  • Implement strategic supplier relationships mitigating risk and forming contractual agreements with continuous improvement / cost-out initiatives.
  • Lead and coordinate inventory and gap analysis as directed, with recommendations that are aligned to business requirments.
  • Work in a highly matrixed organization, building effective teams, and fostering open communication.
  • Lead selected scopes of multi-group spending including, but not limited to, proposal / specification development, cost modeling, supplier selection, price negotiation and bid evaluation processes
  • Lead discrete projects related to operational strategy, planning and execution that will support the division to execute best-in-class supply chain model.
  • Assist in authoring and implementing purchasing policies and procedures through purchasing systems, key documentation, and understanding customer/company needs.
  • Analyze Group’s purchasing/procurement organizational structure, collaborate with internal stakeholders to vet synergy opportunities
  • Integration activities as directed, focused on advanced deployment using focus team models

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or equivalent directly-related experience
  • Minmum of 5 years management of people
  • Minimum of 7 years supply chain management experience with record of increased responsibility
  • Experience with global supply chain teams and operational footprints
  • Integration of multi-facility or acquired businesses to standard process and systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (with an emphasis in Excel/Access); experience with ADP, SAP, shop floor systems a plus