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VICE PRESIDENT OF WORLDWIDE SUPPLY CHAIN & OPERATIONS
Our client is a public, profitable technology systems company.
This Vice President will set the strategic vision for all supply chain, operations and HW service operations activities worldwide that is aligned with the corporate strategy. Leading a globally dispersed team of approximately 75 in supply chain management, purchasing, planning, manufacturing engineering, test engineering, and HW services, he/she will manage relationships with all ecosystem partners, aligning on the company’s vision and delivering on the cultural tenets of flexibility, integration, services, delivery, quality, cost, and innovation.
This executive will work collaboratively with all of the company’s product lines and organization to maximize revenue, profit and long term business growth. He/She will lead the transition from a largely internal organic development engineering and operations approach to one that more fully utilizes the capabilities of 3rd parties. This transformation, when coupled together with specific market expertise and high IP differentiated software, will result in the acceleration of delivering disruptive products to customers.
This VP will lead all aspects of global direct, indirect, and new component sourcing and develop a world class supply chain structure and staff with professionals necessary to enable the total success of the supply chain strategy. He/She will ensure all budgeted positions are staffed with effective professionals who are trained to maximize operational goals and evaluating talent levels of employees and driving actions to raise leadership capabilities, improve employee knowledge/skills and performance. He/She will implement lean concepts and standards with suppliers and quality focused systems and a supply chain that maximizes high dollar content delivery flexibility while minimizing inventory liability. This executive will ensure the company’s inventory flexibility, cost-savings and quality plans are aligned with the company’s goals and accountabilities.
He/She will create processes to balance lead-time reductions with part costs to support fulfillment and striving for reducing cycle times in all processes. Responsibilities include developing and managing all key performance indicators (KPIs) related to global sourcing and the integrated supply chain operations. This VP will ensure the consolidation of disparate processes into the company’s global quality management system, and supporting the simplification of operations through footprint consolidation and rationalization, in-line with the overall supply chain transformation activities. He/She will ensure supplier quality issues are investigated to establish root-cause and corrective action plans are implemented. Overall, this VP will achieve a strong culture of continuous improvement (Kaizen) across the entire sourcing and operational teams, demonstrating a passion for lean through personal engagement in the process of doing Kaizen.
He/She will partner with the CTO office and product lines to proactively engage directly with key customers to develop unique supply chain solutions that maximize total value for the customer and for our client. This executive will be a face/voice of our client to customers and ecosystem partners, communicating the value of the solution and working with the customer to expand the solutions our client provides. He/She will work with the CEO, CFO, and other functional leaders regarding the setting and attainment of company goals and objectives for supply chain activities as they relate to company financial and operational goals successfully continuing to deliver quarterly revenue goals through third parties despite a rapidly transforming, and changing, product mix. This includes initiating annual budgets and executing to those budget commitments. This VP will drive due diligence and integration on M&A opportunities and develop a short-term and long-term strategy for leveraging the client company’s procurement spend to drive costs down and integrate best practices across the teams.
This VP will be a key member of the executive team as such, play a major leadership role in helping guide the company. This position reports directly to the CEO and President and will have significant visibility with the Board of Directors.
The qualified candidate will have the following: