Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Supply Chain Lead Job Description

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Supply chain lead provides financial analysis to business partners in support of the following: Business Planning, demand/supply forecasting, capital management, and inventory projections.

Supply Chain Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Leading Argentina and South Cone Materials & Logistics activities for SHIRE
Supporting and executing all supply chain activities and service goals
Creating, Developing and implementing required logistics systems appropriate for Argentina and South Cone supply chain to provide metrics and reporting of KPI’s (10%)
Oversight of supply of products process for Argentina and South Cone Supply Chain operations
Working with local SHIRE QA/QC resources to obtain local release of product
Adhering to Latin America and global SHIRE cGMP quality systems (deviation, change control, recalls, complaints, etc) requirements (15%)
Assuring country-specific cGMP requirements are implemented locally (10%)
Perform reviews of local 3PL’s performance to KPI & cost basis as required to obtain best value for the business
Participate in the reviewing and updating of Argentina and South Cone Quality Technical Agreements (QTAs)
Participate in Latin America Product Complaints and Recalls (2,5%)

Supply Chain Lead Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Supply Chain Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, ACCA, SAP, PMP, LEAN, CSCP, CPSM, CSM, PMI

Education for Supply Chain Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supply chain lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Education, Business/Administration, Technical, Finance, MBA, Management, Industrial Engineering

Skills for Supply Chain Lead

Desired skills for supply chain lead include:

JLL business lines
Routes and Route determination in SAP
Setting up Shipment
ERP systems
Economic order quantities
Financial business planning and impact of supply chain cost towards income statement and balance sheet
Good Manufacturing Practices
Inventory management
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint

Desired experience for supply chain lead includes:

Assist local SHIRE QA in Argentina and South Cone regulatory agency inspections
Participate in cGMP investigations and nonconformance reviews
Organize and participate in S&OP meetings (2.5%)
Be part of the DePuy Synthes Codman Product Management Engineering team
Leads the Operational readiness work stream, in a matrix setting, from project chartering through launch and ensures timely completion of all Business system related deliverables through a stage gate progression
Participate in New Product Development project teams as a core team member and will be responsible for the end-to-end integration of new product codes into all business systems required for the successful launch of new products on a global scale

Supply Chain Lead Examples


Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a supply chain lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for supply chain lead
  • Advocate for the customer and identify opportunities to drive growth through Customer Service and Order-to-Cash (OTC) execution
  • Assess, develop and implement internal and added-value initiatives as required
  • Liaise with Distribution, Warehouse, and Transportation management teams to develop service improvements and resolve issues
  • Maintain comprehensive product, system and commercial knowledge to manage the customer relationship
  • Be responsible for Outbound Logistics metrics strategy, identify information gaps, and provide resolution
  • Develop and maintain a sustainable framework of information to provide consistent guidance to executive and functional stakeholders
  • Work with Continuous Improvement, Productivity, and Project Management teams to measure and report initiative effectiveness
  • Assess, maintain, and audit Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) on 3rd party logistic providers for warehousing, transportation, and final mile delivery
  • Ensure data accuracy and completeness of reported regional direct buy in Tableau or other relevant tool
  • Provides support to business sourcing teams with supply localization cost analysis and corresponding input for financial models respective to each of component qualification processes/ selection
Qualifications for supply chain lead
  • Keep track of all direct spend by business, monitor deflation, payment terms, variable cost productivity (VCP), keep track of commodities pricing dynamics in the market to support the sourcing team any other relevant KPIs
  • Provides support to sourcing specialists in regards to local contract T&Cs commercial terms (transfer, payment terms, warranty, right of termination, , pro-actively engaging with treasury, tax and accounting on managing supplier advances and other contractual resolutions on a need be basis
  • Manages Sourcing team cost footprint, partnering with Sourcing leader to determine key team performance indicators, metrics and target setup (ROI, deflation, VCP, spend)
  • Drives supplier portfolio risk analysis, reviewing with the sourcing team any possibilities for optimization, focusing on controllership/compliance risks
  • Provide analysis and own consolidated regional estimates and annual planning operating rhythm (Blueprints, SII, OP) for direct spend targets
  • Partners closely with the Commercial team regarding finished good distribution to customers

Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of supply chain lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supply chain lead
  • The role works closely with the commercial team to reach demand and supply alignment via the regional S&OP process
  • Develop reports on demand, inventory, production, and/or distribution plans for assigned programs or product types from various systems like Oracle MRP, ASCP, planning systems and databases
  • Lead and coordinate activities within global operations to ensure uninterrupted supply against customer demand
  • Supports and/or leads continuous improvement projects to drive expanded capabilities and improve the efficiency of existing processes
  • Builds the SCM site strategy, develops plans in collaboration with stakeholders, builds tactical plans and executes these in line with the daily operations to achieve E2E product flow and business benefits
  • Guides and supports the teams in the daily execution of product supply to our patients world wide
  • Connects to internal and external suppliers and establishes reliable supply, partnership and continuous improvement under the World Class Supplier principles
  • Integrates with key external suppliers and establishes advanced SCM practices in favour of improved inventory policies, reduced lead-times and elimination of waste
  • Ensures flow in and between the warehouses/site, continuously eliminates waste and builds a culture of safety in all we think and do
  • Streamlines and harmonizes the product portfolio in collaboration with local and external stakeholders
Qualifications for supply chain lead
  • 15+ years of experience in AFMC or AFSC maintenance and logistics operations
  • Experience with leading the implementation of large scale supply chain or organizational transformations within the AFSC or AFMC
  • Knowledge of Air Force logistics strategy and performance improvement goals and objectives
  • Ability to influence senior Air Force and DoD logistics leadership in developing and implementing supply chain and organizational improvement initiatives
  • BS degree in a technical discipline preferred
  • 6+ years of progressive experience working within a supply chain environment within an operations organization

Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a supply chain lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supply chain lead
  • Provide leadership, outstanding people skills and management to a team of category lead Buyers
  • Develop the purchasing category team and maintain personal development plans
  • Develop and Implement strong purchasing controls and processes ensuring strict compliance with the code of ethics
  • Lead key high value sourcing negotiation
  • Enable the integration and consolidation of divisional shipping activities, driving efficiency, creating value and supporting outstanding customer service
  • Support the implementation and roll out of Sales and Operations planning processes throughout the division
  • Supports operational policies and implementation to achieve divisional objectives for procurement of raw materials and finished goods to support a flawless product launch
  • Supports global sourcing and negotiations efforts (vendor selection, qualification, pricing, terms, quality and delivery performance), as part of overall sourcing strategy for LED related components and sub-assemblies including chips, drivers, heat sinks, Support the global sourcing and negotiation efforts as part of the overall sourcing strategy for all other purchased components
  • Maintain relationships with key suppliers including measuring supplier’s performance and driving improvement plans
  • Provide IRI and Nielsen customer analysis recommendations to sales team to help drive sales and improve POD
Qualifications for supply chain lead
  • Preferred process related, plant or energy industry experience
  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years relevant work experience in a large corporate environment
  • Analytical, strong operational excellence and change management execution knowledge
  • Minimum of 8 years supporting Factory, Operations, Design for Manufacturability, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering or Technical Requirements
  • Experience in leadership and the ability to influence domain knowledge, program management and the design communities in sourcing technology focus areas for Mechanical, Electronic or Optics commodity(ies)

Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of supply chain lead. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for supply chain lead
  • Embrace KPI's, track trends and best practices implemented by supervisor
  • Governance and site engagement
  • Business/operating reviews
  • Actively monitor and regularly/clearly communicate on the costs and risks with CMO
  • Identify opportunities to increase strategic value of CMO partnership and advocate continuous improvement within the collaboration
  • Represent AABP Operations within local product teams regional/global forums
  • Ensure functional readiness for product launches
  • Align with global/regional commercialization processes and gates, including execution of Operations Commercialization strategy and adherence to CMC Excellence program
  • Manage change control process in support of launch/country activities
  • Participate in demand/supply planning discussions with local teams
Qualifications for supply chain lead
  • Ability to provide Technical Analysis of Specifications and Requirements on products within commodity, understanding of vertical requirements within the system it feeds
  • Accredited certifications (APICS, CPIM, ) are a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management and/or Engineering
  • Working knowledge of the product lifecycle, the value chain (plan, source, make, deliver), and global supply chain functions that allows for effective cross-functional collaboration and efficient execution of day to day tasks
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, and Data Management tools (SQL, 1010, Business Objects ) Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Technical university degree required (Chemistry or Engineering highly desirable)

Supply Chain Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of supply chain lead. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for supply chain lead
  • Driving continuous improvement and standardization within Intercompany processes
  • Responsibility for new business transitions and knowledge transfers
  • Review tasks performed by analysts and be informed about issues
  • Demonstration of progressively increasing levels of responsibility and proven success in achieving team and department’s goals, objectives and action plans Ensure effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Active and effective interaction with other GS teams
  • Lead and drive the S&OP process for Metal Inputs
  • Develop tools that can be used to quickly and accurately assess supply, capacity and inventory issues and opportunities
  • Manage and execute procurement process for non-strategic items, construction and consultancy projects within alignment with established NO SLA
  • Support HUB Leader in the planning, sourcing strategy and strategic sourcing initiatives for the NO
  • Performance Measurement execution, analysis and reporting
Qualifications for supply chain lead
  • Minimum of 2 years in supply chain or engineering experience
  • A minimum of six (6) years Supply Chain and/or Operations experience is required, previous people management and/or supervisory experience is preferred
  • Any experience leveraging financial and business systems to monitor business activities and aid in decision making
  • Direct experience in supply chain areas
  • Use of business intelligence tool (Power BI, etc)
  • Experience with SAP and/or JDE software

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