Senior Director Supply Chain
Company: Career Transitions, LLC
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position located in South Bend/ Elkhart, IN area. It requires an
individual to relocate to the area. Relocation expenses
Career Transitions Holdings, LLC ( www.careertranstionsllc.com )
has been retained to identify a Sr. Director of Supply Chain for an
outstanding supply chain leader that will be ultimately responsible
for the strategy and tactical execution for all of purchasing,
warehousing, scheduling, logistics and shipping/receiving for a
highly profitable, fast growing manufacturing operations, with
multiple locations in the area.
What Will You Be Doing?
Will support and execute initiatives as both the strategic leader
and visionary, coupled with a hands-on approach outlined in the
business plan and assist the parent on Strategic Sourcing
The function will establish the structure required across the
organization to develop and implement successful product or service
transition resulting from strategic sourcing and LCC
The function generates awareness, understanding and pro-activeness
for the organizations Sourcing Initiatives and will address
necessary actions to implement change.
The Sr. Director Supply Chain will engage and gain commitment from
all sponsors, users & stakeholders to jointly lead change
initiative with executive Management.
Hands-on Role with Following Responsibilities:
Responsible for cost productivity/savings initiative to offset
inflationary impact through contract negotiation, utilization of
LEAN tools and coordination of initiatives throughout the
Lead team in charge of supplier selection and development for major
commodities and materials.
Align, participate, coordinate and assist with product and process
innovation to ensure effective supply in support of this strategic
Design and coordinate effective sourcing processes and practices
and ensure best practice deployment at all BU's.
Primary liaison with Strategic Sourcing/parent to enhance
organizations sourcing initiatives and assist the parent where
special skills, commodity, market conditions and/or product knowhow
Establish supply and vendor performance metrics to ensure effective
supply and maintain annual cost productivity
Develop business operating system (BOS) as related to new vendor
approvals, new component production release, and engineering change
Takes a lead role in negotiating all key supply contracts.
Independently develop strategies and tactics for improving supply
chain efficiencies while also reducing inventory levels as well as
Ability to work effectively at both the strategic and tactical
levels including experience with change management principles and
demonstrated ability to drive and manage the change process, from
strategic planning though implementation.
Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff.
What Do You Need for the Role?
BS degree in Business, Engineering, Accounting, or Logistics, with
emphasis is Supply Chain Management or master's degree is
At least 10 years of experience in a similar purchasing / senior
level Supply Chain position is required.
Successfully implemented a significant system/process, i.e. ERP
system to complement Supply Chain processes.
knowledge of a variety of technologies and processes, process
economics, quality, and maintenance systems financial and control
Past responsibility for supply chain operations involving the
establishment of proved methodologies and processes within a matrix
Sounds leadership and communications skills with a demonstrated
history of mentoring and leading employees towards excellence.
Position offers excellent base salary in the range of $190k - $220k
and defined bonus program that pushed total compensation in the
range of $260k - $270k.
Contact Dan Witters for more information: direct at 574-200-0117 or
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