Director, Supply Chain in Phoenix, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 3/9/2020

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

Job Title
Director, Supply Chain

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Plans, organizes and directs all subcontract and procurement matters for the Division to which he/she is assigned. May have responsibility for 1-2 other small Division’s procurement activities as well.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Provide multiple sit leadership in the execution and strategy development of materials procurement for multiple sites worldwide
• Coordinate material requirements to support product lines of assigned divisions
• Develop the plans required to complete the economic acquisition of components, subassemblies and equipment, keeping within the parameters of the prime contract, DAR and the Company’s policies and procedures
• Establish and direct material programs and projects that provide specialized material planning, surveillance, budgets and controls
• Plan and direct the coordination of Material Cost Inputs required to support proposals and present results to cognizant operation Divisions’ Management
• Foster and maintain a sound and reliable working relationship with all suppliers and respective management, resolving any major material problem that may arise
• Responsible for the development and achievement of Small Business and Small Disadvantaged Business Plans in accordance with P.L. 95-507
• Responsible for the selection, training, developing and reviewing of subordinates; Recommend hiring, termination and/or other change in status of subordinate personnel
• Oversee prioritization of assignments and plan, budget, organize and direct flow of work to meet both internal and external expectations
• Utilize Continuous Improvement principles and drive efficiencies and quality enhancements within department
• Lead staff through effective hiring, development, utilization, inspiration and counseling
• Implement company policies for Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity
• Ensure a work environment that will foster openness, commitment, discipline, career growth and both an internal and external customer focus
• Maintain a current best practice knowledge and deployment within Supply Chain management; Regularly participate in and utilize industry leading best practice resources to continually upgrade function and employees’ capabilities
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.
• 8+ years of experience in commodity purchasing/planning; 8+ years in a leadership role
• Experience in large volume, more complex purchasing accounts/commodities Multiple or Large sites (600+ employees and associated revenue/customer base)
• Strong negotiating and partnering skills
• Demonstrate effective written and oral communication
• Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Demonstrate ability to maintain strict confidences
• Effective problem solving skills and ability to make sound business decisions
• Effective interpersonal skills, both internally and externally
• Strong leadership skills and the ability to develop, lead and inspire teams
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Ability to exercise discretion and independently drive solutions to complex business issues
• Understanding of the total business operation to include material procurement, order entry, forecasting, manufacturing, invoicing, customer returns, inventory levels and on-time delivery
• Effective leader in change management
• Demonstrate effective risk management and project management skills
• Available for travel up to 25% of the time
• Lead, or at least participate in, a continuous improvement activity complete with documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
Job Category
Job Location
Phoenix, Arizona

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