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Monday, July 14, 2008

Manager Global Supply Chain - Metals - Lean Company

Company: Confidential

Position: Manager Global Supply Chain - Metals

Location: Northeast - USA

Reporting: Director Global Supply Chain

Compensation: Excellent Compensation and benefit package

Relocation: Relocation Available

Company Profile:

Our client is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar leading global manufacturer and supplier of consumer and industrial products.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

This is a key leadership position our client’s Supply Chain Management organization, reporting directly Director of Global Supply Chain. This position will require an experienced Supply Chain and / or Operations leader that is able to facilitate and drive results in a fast paced and growth oriented business environment. This role will be challenged with Supply Chain and sourcing results as a key player with responsibility for an annual spend in excess of $150MM for steel and aluminum commodities.

  • Key Manager within the Corporate Global Supply Management team
  • Manage Steel and Aluminum supply base in support of plant, division, and corporate goals (Service, Quality, Cost, Working Capital, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Businesses/Plants to identify and execute strategic sourcing plans to achieve annual cost savings targets
  • Negotiate contracts on behalf of the company with Year-Over-Year (YOY) productivity expectations.
  • Conduct business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of worldwide market trends on assigned commodities.
  • Effectively lead and communicate at all levels within the company.
  • Work closely with team (Engineering, marketing, Operations, Finance, Legal, Logistics, etc) across the company to drive success.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Technical Behavioral Requirements:

  • 4 year degree required, Masters Degree desirable.
  • 10 years experience in engineering / operations & procurement of related commodities.
  • Strong technical and commercial experience in the related products.
  • Strong sourcing and negotiation skills demonstrated.
  • Materials and component knowledge & experience.

Position Critical to Quality + Success (CTQ+S): Skill/Ability Behavioral Requirements:

  • Results based Leadership style skill set with strong impact and influencing skills
  • Tenacity and energy in leading change towards an effective work environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to direct and motivate team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and process focus
  • Progressive, flexible and team oriented person required.
  • Accountable, self motivated, dynamic, and passionate
  • Ability to develop professional relationships to identify problems and deliver
  • Effective leadership and facilitation demonstrated.
  • Consistently exhibits Leadership Qualities: Accountability, Integrity, Respect, Vision, Boundarylessness, Stretch, and Speed.
  • Makes and meets commitments…a winner.


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