Supply Chain Director

Supply Chain Director

Job Summary
Job Type:Full-time, exempt
Division:Corporate
Location:Minneapolis, MN
Experience:10+ years’ experience in supply chain management experience; preference in construction and/or services business. Distributor and/or OEM distribution experience a plus
Education:MBA preferred, BA degree in business, supply chain management. APICS or other related purchasing certificate desired.

Position Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred, BA degree in business, supply chain management.
  • APICS or other related purchasing certificate desired.
  • 10+ years’ experience in supply chain management experience; preference in construction and/or services business
  • Distributor and/or OEM distribution experience a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects and changing priorities, work extended hours when required, make sound decisions under pressure, and work effectively in team environment.
  • Previous experience in category product sourcing including working with distributors, manufacturers, and subcontractors
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • Excellent time management, organization skills, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to rapidly learn new systems and procedures.
  • Prior supply chain planning system experience across multiple locations and business units

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with program management, product development, risk management, and operations to ensure effective sourcing of materials to meet specifications, material requirements, and pricing from suppliers.
  • Establish and maintain group purchasing system for divisions and our subcontractor network and evaluate usage of system across the company; develop corrective actions to assure stronger compliance.
  • Strong data acquisition and analytics experience.
  • Assure consistent application of agreements with vendors and subcontractors
  • Actively seek creative supply solution to optimize cost and value equation.
  • Develop relationship in the marketplace to understand and stay abreast of industry changes which may impact various business management programs as it relates to pricing trends and new products.
  • Add value to the senior management team. Be an individual that can approach business challenges from a macro perspective and resolve strategic issues effectively.
  • Monitor and report on cost trends impacting product categories.
  • Develop and meet gross profit goals for the company which effectively balance cash-flow, delivery, and quality.
  • Ensure all supplier contracts are complete, properly executed, and have considered all cost variables, including the unbundling of freight. Work with transportation in determining optimal delivery terms.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production, and distribution capabilities, transportation cost, and supplier reputation and performance history.
  • Enhance supplier development by communication performance standards, developing join improvement initiatives, and actively soliciting formal feedback.
  • Negotiate resolution with suppliers relative to quality and service issues. Provide feedback to senior level representatives of suppliers on quality and deliver performance to assure continuous improvement in those areas.
  • Utilize strategic sourcing tools to sustain continuous cost reduction initiatives for product BOM cost
  • Assist in the development of a distribution infrastructure that supports our clients in the most cost-effective efficient manner.
  • Represent a professional, respectful, and continuous manner when interaction with co-workers, member, and suppliers. Teamwork skills are critical.
  • Promote the achievement of corporate goals and objectives.
  • Ensure supply contingency plans and strategy are up-to date and easily activated in the event primary suppliers are unable to perform as required.
  • The position will require domestic U.S. and international travel approximately 25% of the time

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