Vice President of Supply Chain

Newark, NJ Job ID: 10533 Job Category: Consumer Products

Job ID: EB-1775736078
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Our client, a long-standing organization on a fast growth trajectory, is seeking a VP of Supply Chain who will oversee all aspects of procurement, inventory management, material flow, and logistics optimization. In this role, the VP will be a change agent to implement best practices with an eye toward creating efficiencies and optimizing cost and productivity.

Responsibilities include:

• Develop supply chain processes and tools to deliver best in class materials cost, lead time, availability, efficient utilization, inventory management and logistics/freight optimization
• Develop supply chain best practices, improving terms, cost and supply chain performance across multiple facilities
• Drive programs and technologies for more efficient procurement activities
• Implement rigorous bid process, supplier assessment, qualification and audit processes; deliver year over year cost improvements from supply partners
• Improve sourcing initiatives and objectives; sourcing planning; drive forecast accuracy and turns; oversee strategic sourcing of raw materials and services; develop international sourcing strategy
• Optimize material utilization driving reduced scrap, lowest cost and improved productivity
• Logistic management activities, including transportation strategy for materials and finished goods; optimize freight logistics
• Lead and mentor team of direct and indirect reports

Ideal candidates will have:

• Bachelor’s Degree and 15+ years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement and Supply Chain functions and detailed P&L exposure
• Strong leadership skills and experience managing large teams
• Strong strategic thinking skills coupled with demonstrated ability to be hands-on and tactical