Heart Failure Supply Chain Director

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San Francisco, CA
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Direct Hire
Mar 15, 2018
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  • Compliance (quality, regulatory, environmental, Health, safety and Financial).
  • Customer satisfaction through the on-time delivery of products.
  • Optimized working capital (inventory & payment terms).
  • Minimize expenses (scrap & operating expenses).
  • The leader is responsible to directly lead the supply chain team and influence all functional stakeholders to achieve the business objectives.
  • Partners with cross-functional leadership to provide day-to-day tactical and annual operating plan (AOP) results including on-time delivery to customer, service level achievement, cost-reduction and inventory targets.
  • Provides leadership to Supply Chain department managers through setting goals, which align to the entity’s annual operating plans and managing the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • Develops a culture of continuous improvement, professional growth, cross functional/cross divisional collaboration and goal planning and execution.
  • Directs teams, removes obstacles and implements practices, which ensures customers receive product in a timely manner using cost efficient processes (workforce planning, inventory management, purchasing, systems utilization).
  • Prepares Supply Chain budget for assigned value stream/product lines.
  • Identifies and implements actions to maximize synergistic opportunities between all global entities.
  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback. Maintains a safe and professional work environment.
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
Qualifications and Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain related body of knowledge.
  • 12+ years of Supply Chain experience with pattern of progressing responsibilities.
  • 7 years leading Supply Chain teams.
  • 5 years of experience in the Medical Device industry or manufacturing industry.
  • 7 years of experience working with Supply Chain software.
  • Experience with global supply chain teams including policy and procedure development, strategy formulation, regulatory compliance, quality systems and product life cycle planning.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%, including internationally
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred.

Identifier: $MEDD, $TCOM