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Director of Supply Chain

Company: Professional Search Group - OC
Location: Santa Fe Springs
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Search Group is seeking a Director of Supply Chain to join their clients team! The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for the leadership, vision, strategy, goals, and operating results of the department as well as facilitating and driving results in a fast paced and evolving environment with minimal direction and oversight. This leadership role will be hands-on, working with other teams to solve and prevent issues with a sense of urgency, as well as developing longer-term strategies that lead to a high-performing and flexible best-in-class global supply chain function. This position will be based at our headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, California.
Responsibilities:

  • Oversee demand planners and purchasers to ensure each distribution center maintains sufficient stock to support sales
  • Oversee costing department to ensure all vendor costs are accurate
  • Oversee customer onboarding process within product management to ensure all inventory is available for a successful customer launch
  • Collaborate with transportation team and vendors to manage imports
  • Provide high level weekly product backorder reporting to key leaders
  • Identify and Proactively alert management, customer service and sales of potential gaps in inventory; work closely with sourcing to develop alternative sources
  • Collaborate with sourcing & merchandising to onboard and manage suppliers to manage supply risks and identify and execute cost savings opportunities to ultimately improve and support in-stocks, fill rates, and customer expectations.
  • Identify and drive supply chain improvements to maximize efficiency and effectiveness across the business and ensure achievement of KPIs and compliance with financial controls.
  • Build and manage strong processes that effectively integrate demand, supply planning, and inventory management capabilities.
  • Manage inventory planning and related systems and metrics.
  • Manage vendor scorecards
  • Other responsibilities will be assigned as needed.
    Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business, Finance, or Supply Chain required.
    • Minimum 10 years of demand planning experience with at least 4 years of management
    • Ability to lead key facets of the Product Management, including Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Inventory Management, and Master Data Management
    • Progressive experience in demand planning in a distribution environment, including imported and domestic products
    • Expertise in leading a cross-functional S&OP process
    • Expert understanding of supply chain KPIs (e.g. in-stocks, forecast accuracy, fill rates, and on-time delivery)
    • Ability to draw attention from a group of leaders and get them focused using influence and facts to help facilitate decision making while emphasizing exceptions and accountability
    • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
    • Highly motivated with a roll-up-your-sleeves approach, who is comfortable dealing with ambiguity and in a high-growth environment
    • ERP system experience and prior implementation experience strongly preferred
    • Experience in implementing new demand planning software a plus
    • Solid judgement along with decision making skills and strong leadership capabilities
    • Healthcare Distribution experience

Keywords: Professional Search Group - OC, Los Angeles , Director of Supply Chain, Professions , Santa Fe Springs, California

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