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Director, Supply Chain

Company: Race Winning Brands
Location: Mentor
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Race Winning Brands is searching for a Global Supply Chain Director to join our team.This position is responsible for leading the Planners and Planning Analysts to achieve overall financial and inventory goals in conjunction with Merchandising, Supply Chain, Sourcing and Store Team Leadership. The position will lead, coach and develop the Planning team to achieve financial objectives including sales targets, gross margin, inventory and OTB management. This role will be critical in identifying risks and opportunities within the inventory and buy plans and working to mitigate those risks. This person must be passionate about leading a team through change as well as drive development of strategies for long term growth.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESImplements practices which optimize inventory on-hand, minimize warehouse space and personnel requirements, and improve inventory accuracy.Maintains and monitors efficient and cost-effective transportation (Shipping and Receiving) resources.Assesses the need for material-handling equipment and staffing; makes recommendations to ensure efficient loading, onloading, movement, and storage of materials.Manages business relationships with suppliers and works with suppliers to develop work plans, communicate strategies, and resolve performance concerns.Develops policies to increase efficiency throughout the supply chain while ensuring quality and safety; implements subsequent changes to processes.Develops effective and efficient supplier management system and is actively involved in sourcing new suppliers.Oversight of production planning and reporting of priorities, concerns, risks while working with operations and the customer service team to insure meet or exceed customer and company expectations.Maximizes use of ERP system to automate systems and procedures.Collaborates with other departments and stakeholders to identify and maintain resources needed to establish and provide an effective supply chain.Establishes performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of factors affecting the supply chain.Develops and maintains detailed inventories of materials and supplies.Analyzes current inventories and procedures; suggests improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain and profitability for the company.Acts as part of the team coordinating engineering changes, product line extension, or new product launches to ensure timely and orderly material and production flow transitions.Monitors the performance of suppliers, assessing their ability to meet quality and delivery requirements; identifies and qualifies new suppliers in collaboration with other departments.Supports and builds the company's culture.PM21

Requirements:
Basic QualificationsBachelor's degree in business, marketing, sales, engineering or related from accredited universityRequires a minimum of10 years of supply chain experience, as well as significant manufacturing and managerial skills and the ability to motivate peopleEmployees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.A minimum of 5 years of experience working with Global vendors in Asia and Europe.Preferred QualificationsAn advanced engineering or business degree.Exceptional Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel & PowerPoint Presentations).Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.Strong leadership capability and experience managing a team of purchasing professionals.Industry Experience in automotive aftermarket.Multi-lingual, Chinese/Japanese preferred.PI192354159

Keywords: Race Winning Brands, Mentor , Director, Supply Chain, Executive , Mentor, Ohio

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