The Global Supply Chain Leader coordinates, organizes, and oversees all activities involved in the identification, acquisition, production, and distribution of the company’s goods. Coordinate with minimal supervision, all activities encompassing the procurement and inventory processes, ERP transaction requirements, and the relationships which exist between the company and its supply base. Be consistent with all appropriate legal and regulatory requirements while keeping with the highest ethical standards. Ensure that all transactional activity is compliant with the terms and conditions of the appropriate contract and/or company process. Ensure that the behavior of the supply chain personnel is consistent with the overarching requirements of all relevant legal and regulatory requirements. Provide Lean Manufacturing Support expertise to the Supply Chain segment of the company and its supply base. Provide support for training initiatives as well as continuous improvement. Unify processes across North America, ensuring best practices are employed.
Performance Management and Success in the Role
The output of the Global Supply Chain Leader will be linked to the corporate goals of EBITDA, Cash Conversions Cycle, and On-Time Shipments, but will also include the ability to connect with suppliers, internal and external customers, understand the business, and manage supply chain costs. Success in the role will be measured in part to these metrics as well as individual behaviors, including Depth of Thought, Ability to Drive for Results, Ability to work with and through others (People), and Self Knowledge, understanding personal strengths and weaknesses.
The successful Global Supply Chain Leader can continue to grow and expand responsibility. Logical career progression for this role can include roles with expanded responsibility in Product Management, Single or Multi-Site Operations Leadership, and Business Sector Leadership.
This position will oversee all employees within the supply chain in the US and Canada
Manufacturing & Office Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the "core" work hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel is required
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.