API Heat Transfer Director of Supply Chain in United States

Job Responsibilities

  • Implements and directs a planning cadence in the business unit and escalates issues to the management business review

  • Partners with local management and corporate to develop and implement supply chain strategies

  • Oversees, reviews and reports supply chain metrics, corrective action status, audit results and action item status on a regular basis to location and corporate leadership; ensures performance standards set by corporate supply chain for all operations are met

  • Collaborates with and manages supply chain policies and processes to ensure consistency and standardization

  • Creates and manages business metrics and standards that support customer order fulfillment targets

  • Participates in the Business Unit’s acquisition due diligence process, as required

  • Oversees compliance with all regulatory requirements and enforces ethical standards related to purchasing and supplier relationships

  • Leads negotiations for major contracts

  • Directs the work of groups of employees (leads through managers)

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Superior analytical skills with knowledge of lean six sigma and continuous improvement methods

  • Strong written,oral and interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Organized, flexible and easily adapts to changing, fast-moving conditions

  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations in order to meet deadlines and takes accountability for delivering on commitments

  • Makes fact-based decisions with a sense of calculated risk-taking after consideration of both total company and Business Unit objectives

  • Approaches problems from different perspectives to provide alternate course of action and offer recommendations for problem resolution

  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Ten years progressive experience in Sourcing, Purchasing, Planning and Logistics

  • Five years of direct management experience in a consumer goods or manufacturing company

  • Working knowledge and experience with resource planning systems (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Word, Excel , Powerpoint

Job Skills Requirements

  • Superior analytical skills with knowledge of lean six sigma and continuous improvement methods

  • Strong written,oral and interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Organized, flexible and easily adapts to changing, fast-moving conditions

  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations in order to meet deadlines and takes accountability for delivering on commitments

  • Makes fact-based decisions with a sense of calculated risk-taking after consideration of both total company and Business Unit objectives

  • Approaches problems from different perspectives to provide alternate course of action and offer recommendations for problem resolution

  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Ten years progressive experience in Sourcing, Purchasing, Planning and Logistics

  • Five years of direct management experience in a consumer goods or manufacturing company

  • Working knowledge and experience with resource planning systems (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Word, Excel , Powerpoint