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Director, Global Supply Chain

Company: Unifrax LLC
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Job Description:

The Director of Global Supply Chain is responsible for providing strategic and executional leadership to deliver superior customer service consistently while optimizing production/logistics costs and working capital. Primary responsibilities include: Developing and leading Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) across business units. Developing, executing and maintaining global supply and logistics network strategy across Unifrax Leading demand/capacity planning through plant scheduling to optimize working capital and costs Leading logistics operations including warehousing, freight management, duties, etc. Partner with Procurement team to negotiate optimal rates Driving, with business unit GM---s, SKU rationalization and data cleansing and maintenance Ensuring slow-moving and obsolete inventories are visualized and minimized Providing visual management of all key metrics including Root Cause Analysis and Corrective/Preventative Actions Developing, in partnership with Information Technology team, the IT strategy for Supply Chain Integrating supply chains of current/future acquisitions Leading and developing Business Unit Supply Chain Managers Note: This role does not lead Customer Service or Procurement functions. Qualifications: Bachelor---s Degree in Supply Chain or Business, MBA preferred. 15 years of experience with a diverse background (strong managerial, business, and technical education, supply chain, planning, and logistics experience and skills) with at least 5 years of management experience. APICS or Lean/Six Sigma Certificate preferred. Expertise in global supply chain, planning, and logistics activities. Must have implemented or operated within robust Sales and Operation Planning process. Experience with ERP, MRP, WMS and TMS systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications as well as Financial Statement Analysis. Focus on Results: Results oriented management style, Develops plans, utilizes resources, from inside and outside of the team to meet the objectives of the organization. Able to create a clear expectation and accountability system throughout the department. Process Management: able to identify and implement technology and processes that drives more effective inventory and production planning while maximizing cash on hand and customer OTD. Change Managemen t: : Proven, change management skills. Sets the scene for change, d evelops workable plans, communicates changes effectivel y ; building commitment an d overcoming resistance to change. Able to influence both internally and externally the need to make change. Problem Solving: Demonstrated problem solving skills. Quickly able to ascertain the cause of a problem through the use of disciplined, data driven problem solving techniques. Not driven by emotional thinking when understanding problems. Deadline Management: Is resilient under pressure and capable of meeting deadlines to ensure that the needs of the business are maintained. Communication & Influencing skills: Demonstrates competence to effectively interact with all levels of the business and within customers, Communicates in a manner that unites team members with a sense of direction and team spirit in order to ---get the job done--- in an efficient and timely manner. Leads from the Front: Develops strong working relationships with coworkers creating sense of urgency with strong communication and interpersonal skills while harnessing input from those around but sets the tone and pace of the operation. Develops Others: Experienced in developing functional leaders in driving safety, quality and performance in their areas of responsibility. Team Values: Outstanding leadership skills with a high commitment to team values; proven ability to energize an organization and implement change as a visible leader with a strong work ethic and high standards for integrity and honesty. Ability to handle pressure and balance multiple priorities Experience of dealing with customers, and engaging them to be partners and advocates for the company Posted 17 Days Ago Full time R1965 About Us At Unifrax, we provide innovative solutions to our customers'--- application problems across several different industries. Our engineers work with a team of research and development specialists to create high performance specialty fibers and inorganic materials used in high-temperature industrial, automotive and fire protection applications designed with the ultimate goal of saving energy, reducing pollution, and improving fire safety for people, buildings and equipment. Since 1942, Unifrax products and materials have been providing solutions to our Distributors and customers to solve their application challenges. Our products are known universally for their quality and proven performance with names like Fiberfrax-- ceramic fiber products, revolutionary low bio-persistent Insulfrax-- and Isofrax-- alkaline earth silicate fiber products, PC-Max-- and Ecoflex-- Support Mats for emission control products, FyreWrap-- Fire Protection Systems, and Specialty Glass microfibers products used in high efficiency filtration media by nonwovens producers.

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