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Director of Supply Chain
Have an immediate impact on a global brand!
Consumer Products opportunity near Chicago.
About Our Client
Our client is a global leader in the consumer products industry, with their North American headquarters located right in the heart of the Chicagoland area! They are looking for an exceptional and well-rounded Director of Supply Chain to continue to grow and advance their well-established Supply Chain function. If you are looking to make a significant, company-wide impact, this is the right role for you.
The primary responsibilities of the Director of Supply Chain include, but are not limited to:
- Building the existing Supply Chain team while increasing the overall efficiencies throughout the department
- Mentor and develop existing team members, setting professional development goals while working with Talent Development Dept. on appropriate training programs etc.
- Manage inventory that supports supply and demand, ensuring that customer service and levels of performance are at industry standards
- Work cross functionally with sales, marketing and new product development departments
- Review in-house production plans to ensure plans support manufacturing capacities and scheduling requirements
- Develop vendor relationships and negotiate with suppliers to minimize acquisition costs
- Responsible for regular forecasts of demand by product to ensure accurate supplies of raw materials and finished products.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate for the Director of Supply Chain:
- Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred
- Must have a background in the Consumer Products Industry
- Demonstrated leadership and consistent career progression
- Efficient in all ERP subcategories
- 10+ experience in Supply Chain, 7+ years in management
- Strong communicator and ability to hold team members accountable
What's on Offer
This is an exciting opportunity for any supply chain professional interested in making a significant impact within a growing organization. For all those looking to take on an exciting challenge, please apply now.