Role details

Supply Chain Manager - External Manufacturing

Warren   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading Global Consumer Products Company
  • Excellent career opportunity for professional growth

About Our Client

Our client is a leading global consumer products company.

Job Description

The Supply Chain Manager - External Manufacturing will be responsible to manage and support 9 contract manufacturers for all aspects of supply strategy and execution. The Supply Chain Manager - External Manufacturing will be responsible for the following:

  • Accountable for driving the mid-term supply strategy and internal alignment to deliver superior results in cost, service, quality, EHS and overall performance in line with the overall Contract Manufacturing (CMO) strategy in collaboration and alignment with GMS planning hubs and local teams where required
  • Execute Business Continuity Plans (BCP's) in support to the BC strategy for the strategic supply chains
  • Contribute to the development of negotiation strategies with CMO's while working closely with SRM/ Procurement
  • Define the supply chain strategy for capacity, inventory etc. for the portfolio of CMO's
  • Lead the establishment/ adjustment of supply chain set-ups for portfolio transformations such as new product launches, technical & analytical transfers, exits, divestments etc., supplied through the CMO network
  • Lead supply agenda within the SRT for the assigned portfolio of CMO's and contribute to the cross-functional business goals.
  • Ensure appropriate set-up for order management to realize best customer service at efficient cost in collaboration and alignment with GMS planning hubs and local teams where required
  • Provide relevant inputs for supply communications and supply escalations
  • Provide mid-term Supply Risk & Opportunities overview and ensure proper follow up on identified risks.
  • Keep a good overview of the aggregated demand to the contract manufacturers and act with GMS Hubs and local teams if required.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all processes related to Supply Chain management.
  • Support Product Life cycle Events (Product introductions, Composition changes, artwork changes, tech /analytical transfers and exits) with proper bridging stock planning, inventory planning and stakeholder alignment (a/o Artwork Operations) to prevent any shortages, write-offs and obsolescence
  • Act as ''extended arm'' of the Supplier Relationship team in remote areas or on CMO site support to manage locally overall CMO end to end supply chain results.
  • Implement and maintain SRM programs with our CMO's, implementing proper supplier classification and operating rhythm, driving continuous improvement, optimizing quality, service, cost, innovation and regulatory compliance.
  • Collect, monitor and evaluate CMO key deliveries and supply performance. Follow up on KPI's (key Performance Indicators) and ensure the CMO (s) constantly meets the standards and targets, and that this performance is documented. Process excellence:
  • Implement/Maintain process documentation and demonstrate active process improvement focusing on problem solving approach, focusing on corrective actions/preventive actions.
  • Improve and simplify processes to develop standardization, simplification and efficiency while increasing financial & quality compliance.
  • Collaborates on Value Stream Mapping and implement Continuous Improvement Projects related to Operations with CMOs.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain with a focus on Supply Planning and Process Improvement within a cGMP Environment
  • Experience working directly with contract manufacturers within a cGMP environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

What's on Offer

  • $90,000 - $110,000 annual base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401K
  • Profit Sharing
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Etc.

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