Industrial Solutions Business (IS) is seeking a Global Supply Chain Manager for its Liveo® (Healthcare) segment. This position will report to the Integrated Operations Leader - Industrial Solutions and is responsible for leading and managing all activities of the Healthcare global supply chains. The successful candidate will be accountable for providing the required leadership and oversight to effectively execute the Liveo® supply chain strategy in support of the global business objectives. Primary manufacturing sites are in Hemlock, Michigan, Cooper River, South Carolina and a building network of contract manufactures globally to support its supply strategies and stringent customer requirements.
Supply Chain Managers are responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of the global supply chain resources and activities with respect to service, cost, and investment, and for developing and executing appropriate strategies and tactics to ensure performance targets are achieved. This role will coordinate supply chain improvement activities in all aspects of the Source-Plan-Make-Deliver-Return space for Liveo® supply chain activities, with a lean on driving standardization, simplification, and speed across the global supply chain. Supply Chain Managers are expected to work collaboratively with appropriate business and manufacturing leadership to ensure Make effectiveness, efficiency, and costs are appropriately considered as part of planning and executing the end-to-end supply chain strategy. This role is ultimately accountable for providing leadership to ensure global customer needs are met, and that the supply chain resources support execution of the overall global supply chain plans and strategies. The Supply Chain Manager also works with purchasing to insure balance of inventory, supply, and cost of raw materials.
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Develops, integrates, and executes the supply chain strategy and plan in support of the business and functional strategies/COTs, and meets customer needs through integrated processes, systems and use of technology while balancing inventory, service levels and overall costs to serve.
Establishes the supply chain performance targets and evaluates actual performance in support of business and functional strategies.
Balances the risks associated with the supply chain and current plans, and the options and contingencies to mitigate them, using tools such as RCCP scenario planning.
Represents the supply chain capabilities for the short (0 - 3 months), mid (3 - 18 months) and long-term (5-year plan) horizons.
Identifies the appropriate models necessary for supply chain optimization and recommends actions to the Business team.
Leads and empowers the global Supply Chain team for success. Manages the activities, performance, development, and capabilities of the Supply Chain Professionals needed to support the supply chain and associated activities.
Optimizes total delivered cost by balancing the impact of the manufacturing location on sourcing, logistics, and manufacturing costs. Works with sourcing and logistics organizations to provide forecasts and key cost optimization opportunities.
Performs select, required SOX controls and establishes remediation plans for any controls that are not effective.
Forecasts, analyzes, and develops improvement plans for Fixed and Variable Finished Product Distribution Expense (FPDE) and Financial Inventory Days Supply (IDS) and Non-Productive Inventory (NPI) through the Inventory Quality Ratio (IQR process). Provides such guidance into the monthly consensus Outlook (cOL) process chaired by the Finance Manager. Reports End to End Supply Chain metrics.
Leads integration and cross functional communication of the supply chain plans. Key interfaces include: Integrated Operations Leader, Business Leadership, Sourcing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Regional Sales & Marketing/Demand, Customer Service, etc.
Defines, prioritizes and manages Lean/Six Sigma project activities in pursuit of supply chain improvement.
Builds and ensures capability and leveragability in supply chain processes and best practices and their execution across all businesses and functions globally.
Manages raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods distribution and inventory plans.
With the Demand Manager, Product Line Managers, Commercial leaders, and Customer Service leaders, defines and communicates order acceptance and handling policies that balance customer requirements with supply chain capabilities.
Works as an integral leader in the IBP process. Participates in the monthly Product and Demand steps. Sponsors and participates in the monthly Supply Reviews and chairs the MBR process with the Business leader.
Develops and maintains policies and procedures for safety stock, lead time, MTO / ATO / MTS strategies, consignment stock, schedule changes and appropriate approvals.
Meets customer delivery requirements within policies / procedures and compliance with regulatory and export control.
Owns the integrity of data in applicable systems.
BS/BA Supply Chain, business, or technical field is required.
3-5 Years of Supply Chain experience required
Previous Leadership experience required
5-10 Years of Manufacturing experience required
Strong leadership and collaboration skills required.
Global supply chain experience (leadership role or significant interface as part of teams, leading teams, working cross-cultures) preferred.
Six Sigma Green Belt certification required; Six Sigma Black Belt, and/or Champion preferred.
APICS CPIM or CSCP Certification strongly preferred (must be obtained on the job within 18 months)
Lean Practitioner preferred (minimum requirement is Lean overview course).
SAP/APO/OMP/Traksys competency required (can obtain on the job - 3 day overview minimum) needed.
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