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Milwaukie, OR Full Time Posted by: Dover Corporation Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2020

The Director of Supply Chain and Sourcing is responsible for developing and implementing sourcing strategies including: purchasing, contracts, ensuring reliable and effective sources of supply and cost reduction. This role supervises and supports Sales & Operations Planning and Scheduling, Purchasing (inventory and MRO), Inventory Management, Warehousing, Shipping and Logistics.

Essential Functions:

Collaborate with and engage team members to ensure flawless execution of new technology and new automotive programs. Ensure strategic supply base is engaged and acting as part of the team.
Review and develop strategic supply base in collaboration with quality, engineering functions, and Dover Asia Pacific Office. Drive customer requirements and automotive standards to all suppliers with a focus on clarity and understanding. Including negotiation, review, and management of contracts for all procured goods, services, and capital equipment globally.
Conduct supplier visits as needed to ensure positive/constructive relationships, and to monitor/manage all ongoing projects - new products, cost improvement, quality improvement, inventory reduction, terms negotiations, etc.
Develop plans and lead critical supplier negotiations to ensure competitive pricing and terms aligned to strategic goals, automotive requirements and customer expectations. Including assignment of resources (Dover Sourcing, VSG, APO, 3rd party, and WA Team) and clear guidance to ensure comprehensive negotiation targets are met across entire supply base.
Direct team of planning, purchasing, and shipping/receiving personnel to stated strategy, goals, and objectives set forth by the organization. Ensure team is engaged and collaborating across all responsibilities. Including production planning, inventory control, purchasing, receiving, warehousing and product shipping.
Develop strategic direction, objectives, tactics, and supporting budgets, justification, and resource plans to ensure corporate growth and financial objectives are met. Includes collaboration with Warn Automotive leadership team, VSG Leadership team, and Dover Corporate functions.
Take the lead in planning and forecast meetings (SIOP) to ensure uninterrupted delivery to customers, minimal downtime, and sufficient notification of supply base and operational teams.
Develop and maintain a Plan for Every Part (PFEP) to ensure optimal inventory levels and warehousing strategies.

Personal Characteristics/Competencies:

Results Driven.
Business Acumen.
Change management leader - develops workable implantation plans; builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
Strategic thinking - develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organizations strengths & weaknesses; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Required Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, related field, or equivalent years of transferable experience. Masters level degree or MBA preferred.
Eight years of successful experience in all phases of purchasing/materials management within a manufacturing environment required.
Advanced degree in related field, or advanced certification in supply chain (CPM, CPIM, CFPIM etc.) is a preferred.
Prior management experience in a supply chain or related field.

Milwaukie, OR, United States of America
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3/26/2020 6:11:48 PM

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