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Supply Chain Director


Careerwise Recruitment




SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR. CareerWise are currently seeking a Supply Chain Director for an exciting role within a fast-growing consumer goods medical company, who are fast becoming an industry leader in their space. This role will report to the VP of Global Operations and will be a key member of the World Wide Operations team handling customer service and being the key leader in charge of supply chain for out of group customers. THE ROLE: * Drive team, set strategies, implement consistent metrics to improve and communicate order fill rates. * Ensure mix labs inventories are properly managed. * Lead global joint supply chain projects with our main customers to develop tailor made solutions. * Co-lead the Operations Customer Satisfaction Program: An annual customer survey, shared with all employees, provides the baseline to implement annual action plans, to improve satisfaction results year on year. * Drive consistency of logistics processes between sites, and in particular harmonize processes affecting customers (same experience regardless of the production origin. * Establishing joint programs with customers to improve productivity and efficiency (e.g. MTS VMI model. * Optimizing aspects of planning under his/her responsibility: customer service department (order entry, order tracking, order ship-confirmation), deviation tracking to build proper reaction. * Work with sales team to establish and track monthly sales estimates. * Supporting Category manager in balancing load and capacity of all plants. Recommend and implement production transfers. * Using standard IT solutions or Developing new ones to improve inter-plant real-time visibility and optimize supply chain flows. * Responsible of TOI, TOE and TOB Distribution Centers. * Responsible for all aspects of transportation: Drive RFQ process, manage freight forwarders, switch to cost efficient means of transportation without compromising service. * Participate with supply chain teams to reduce working capital internally. * Responsible for Transitions Optical owned inventory (In Transit and TOI, TOE, TOB DCs. * Ensure we continuously and consistently optimize inventory management procedures on finished goods and, in TOI and TOL, generics raw materials. * Share metrics and implement annual win-win program to achieve customer's inventory targets while avoiding drastic inventory spikes at fiscal year ends. Help customer reduce their obsolescence exposure. * Provide vision and clear goals to the team. Drive PLP process, aligning individual goals to business goals. * Prepare organization for future: Perform Gap analysis, align organization accordingly, manage change. * Promote and support developmental plans of direct team and entire department. * Prepare succession plan. REQUIREMENTS. * Bachelor and/or masters degree in Business Management/Supply Chain or related field. * 5 to 10 years of supply chain/logistics experience. * Proven experience in managing a complex supply chain environment with particular experience in organization design. She/he must be capable of leading, influencing and making decisions to deliver world class service while managing working capital to group requirements. * Previous experience in managing change successfully within a department. Please call Mark Brandon today for further information on 091-339914 or email: CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence. Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent. This job originally appeared on

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173 days ago