Bayer Director - Coppertone Supply Chain Mgmt in Whippany, New Jersey
Your tasks and responsibilities
Position Purpose: The primary responsibilities of this role, Director – Coppertone Supply Chain Management are; • Manage cross functional teams to drive product supply improvements for selected long term projects, e.g. Project Seurat, and Tier 2 supplier improvement. Within the scope of the supply centers Myerstown and Cleveland, and for Coppertone globally; • Accountable to achieve Seurat COGS savings targets as well as to deliver Tier 2 performance improvement; • Leads the risk mitigation and capacity flexibility efforts for core technologies at the Cleveland site; • Drive Coppertone supply chain strategy, provide leadership, and prioritize Coppertone SCM organization, product supply and commercial business leaders globally; • Drive strategy for end-to-end pipeline management, inventory management, supply planning, materials management, inventory deployment for Coppertone; • Drive shared organizational Key Performance Indicators for Coppertone and provides standard and ad-hoc reporting to business leaders; • Proactively streamline processes to reduce complexity of assigned pipelines and seeks ways to enhance transparency within the supply chain of Coppertone; • Direct and manage the integration/collaboration of US Supply Chain Management functions with CH Global Supply Chain and CH Global Supply Chain (Basel) with regards to the Sun Care business; • Drives the Coppertone S&OP Processes by partnering with commercial functions including sales, marketing, finance, demand, customer service and logistics, and external manufacturing to achieve Coppertone global objectives / key performance indicators; • Direct and manage all aspects of Coppertone inventory management including establishing inventory targets that support needed customer service levels, establish safety stock levels and risk mitigation targets and monitoring of performance to those targets, manage segmentation strategy (ABC-A+), drive supply flexibility strategy, optimize inventory ‘operations’ such as slow moving, short dated and obsolescent products in order to support the achievement of inventory goals; • Lead the Product Supply and align with R&D Project Management for the commercialization of new products and line extensions to the global markets. Commercialization is accomplished by achieving new product launch objectives with the right product available at the right place and time within speed to market targets; • Member of Coppertone Leadership Team within the newly business unit operating model, leading cross-functional team representing supply one- voice in Leadership Team.
Who you are
Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in a business, logistics, technical discipline or equivalent is required – MBA preferred; • Greenbelt / Blackbelt certification desired; • APICS certification desired; • Minimum of 15 years of progressive leadership experience in production, distribution and logistics or a MBA with a minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in production, distribution and logistics; • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products, or ISO Regulated industry; 5+ years SAP experience (SD/PP/MM) or equivalent combination of education and/or experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; • Have worked in different markets as well countries outside the US.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
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