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Director, Supply Chain - South U.S. Region

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Brambles

Hopewell, FL, US

10 days ago
full-time
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Qualification

Working in a heavily matrixed environment. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Operations/Supply Chain or related field. Strong customer focus orientation. Strong organization, problem solving, team motivation and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally for sustained success. Detailed understanding of Supply Chain practices and metrics. 12-15 + years’ experience in operational/supply chain related leadership roles. Minimum of 8-10 years of people management, to include multi-level managers and in labor intensive operations. Large scale budget management. Demonstrated history of ever-increasing responsibility and success in rapidly changing environments. Demonstrated ability to drive results through teamwork and cross-functional collaboration. Proven track record in developing and maintaining supplier and customer relationships. Demonstrated ability to develop and manage operational budgets and production targets. Demonstrated ability to leverage continuous improvement methodologies (LEAN, Six Sigma, etc) to drive operational efficiency. Strong financial management and analytical skills. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to work effectively on a national basis both horizontally and vertically. Extensive knowledge of the PMS business environment, supply chain and its customers. 50% or more travel required. English. Spanish. More than 10 years

Responsibility

You’ll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. The Director, US Operations will have overall responsibility for all activities in the plant network, including all sort, repair, heat-treat in the network, and those same activities with respect to CHEP pallets handled within CHEP facilities. This role will also have responsibility over transportation activities, implementation of all network optimization and standardization activities, human resources, compliance, and other activities in the plant network. While ultimately responsible for all operational best practices, standardization, and related metrics, this role will also have responsibility of the outcome of Logistics processes and day to day execution to assure fulfilment. In addition, a critical link to the customer and will be responsible for working cross-functionally with the Zero Harm, Commercial, Transportation, Planning and Quality functions to drive continuous improvement strategies across the US network. Number of Locations/States: 14/4. Lead and foster a culture of Zero Harm;. Responsible for design and development of strategic supply chain initiatives and strategic workforce planning within their assigned territory. Responsible for more than 70 operational nodes including all CHEP run and 3rd Party facilities, transportation, and operational activities at assigned Service Centers and TPM locations;. Maintain and exceed targeted goals with regards to P & L responsibility for all CHEP run, TPM and 3rd Party operations. Effectively develop 3rd party relationships with continuous focus on reducing costs through cooperative initiatives and amicable negotiations. Lead and drive cost control initiatives and process control. Continually review operations activities, including local transportation activities to maintain compliance with all Federal, State and local laws (OSHA, DOL, DOJ, EPA, FD). Drive Safety improvements (Zero Harm) across the Plant Network. Ensure the consistent execution of all SOPs throughout Operations and ensure supply chain coordination within the Commercial Organization, CHEP USA, Global Quality, Zero Harm, Procurement, Engineering, Strategic Network Planning, and Logistics. Develop a balanced approach to maximize best operational practices and cost efficiencies across the network while maintaining critical quality and raw material utilization standards necessary to maintain customer satisfaction and profitability. Drive network optimization and material flow within their assigned geography. Lead standardization strategy in the business. Drive compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures. Lean, Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping opportunities to effectively eliminate waste and drive operational cost to defined targets. Provide visionary leadership to Operations, Territory, Plant Managers and other functional leads. Responsible for the development and implementation of effective plant based employee retention strategies to increase productivity and exceed production targets. Provide leadership and development to all staff, direct and indirect reports, to effectively attract, train, evaluate, motivate, delegate talent to drive increased engagement and team performance. Develop internal team to maximize KPI results and build a solid succession plan for all People Manager positions. Achieve Zero Harm Targets. Achievement of Production Targets. Customer complaints. 3rd Party Warehousing

Benefits

  • And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our
  • Annual Budget: $55 million USD
  • Exceeding Plant KPIs
  • Plant, Office and Field Based Employee Turnover Reduction
  • Purchasing decisions to $250,000

    Job Description

    Description

    CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact. What does that mean for you? You’ll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You’ll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You’ll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model . Job Description Position Purpose The Director, US Operations will have overall responsibility for all activities in the plant network, including all sort, repair, heat-treat in the network, and those same activities with respect to CHEP pallets handled within CHEP facilities. This role will also have responsibility over transportation activities, implementation of all network optimization and standardization activities, human resources, compliance, and other activities in the plant network. While ultimately responsible for all operational best practices, standardization, and related metrics, this role will also have responsibility of the outcome of Logistics processes and day to day execution to assure fulfilment. In addition, a critical link to the customer and will be responsible for working cross-functionally with the Zero Harm, Commercial, Transportation, Planning and Quality functions to drive continuous improvement strategies across the US network. Scope • Annual Budget: $55 million USD • Number of Countries: 1 • Number of Locations/States: 14/4 • Responsible for 21 million C-Gen Number of Reports Total: • Number of Staff (direct & indirect*): 150 Direct Reports: • Number of Staff (direct): 6 Major/Key Accountabilities • Lead and foster a culture of Zero Harm; • Responsible for design and development of strategic supply chain initiatives and strategic workforce planning within their assigned territory • Responsible for more than 70 operational nodes including all CHEP run and 3rd Party facilities, transportation, and operational activities at assigned Service Centers and TPM locations; • Maintain and exceed targeted goals with regards to P & L responsibility for all CHEP run, TPM and 3rd Party operations • Effectively develop 3rd party relationships with continuous focus on reducing costs through cooperative initiatives and amicable negotiations. • Lead and drive cost control initiatives and process control • Continually review operations activities, including local transportation activities to maintain compliance with all Federal, State and local laws (OSHA, DOL, DOJ, EPA, FD) • Drive Safety improvements (Zero Harm) across the Plant Network • Ensure the consistent execution of all SOPs throughout Operations and ensure supply chain coordination within the Commercial Organization, CHEP USA, Global Quality, Zero Harm, Procurement, Engineering, Strategic Network Planning, and Logistics. • Develop a balanced approach to maximize best operational practices and cost efficiencies across the network while maintaining critical quality and raw material utilization standards necessary to maintain customer satisfaction and profitability • Drive network optimization and material flow within their assigned geography • Lead standardization strategy in the business • Drive compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures • Lean, Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping opportunities to effectively eliminate waste and drive operational cost to defined targets • Provide visionary leadership to Operations, Territory, Plant Managers and other functional leads. • Responsible for the development and implementation of effective plant based employee retention strategies to increase productivity and exceed production targets • Provide leadership and development to all staff, direct and indirect reports, to effectively attract, train, evaluate, motivate, delegate talent to drive increased engagement and team performance • Develop internal team to maximize KPI results and build a solid succession plan for all People Manager positions Measures • Achieve Zero Harm Targets • Achievement of Production Targets • Profit margin improvement • Exceeding Plant KPIs • Budget targets • Plant, Office and Field Based Employee Turnover Reduction • Employee Engagement Scores • Customer satisfaction/NPS Authority/ Decision Making • Purchasing decisions to $250,000 • Hiring, Exit, performance management and labor decision making from Director level and below • OPEX and CAPEX approval authority • Asset acquisition • Customer complaints • Ability to work autonomously • Working in a heavily matrixed environment Key contacts Internal : • Executive Level contacts within: • Zero Harm • Logistics • Human Resources • Quality, Procurement, Engineering • Strategic Network Planning • Legal, Finance, Commercial Leads External: • 3rd Party Suppliers • Government Agencies • Vendors • Logistics Providers • Industry Associations • 3rd Party Warehousing Qualifications Essential Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Operations/Supply Chain or related field • Strong customer focus orientation • Strong organization, problem solving, team motivation and leadership skills • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally for sustained success • Detailed understanding of Supply Chain practices and metrics Desired Qualifications: • MBA or equivalent job experience. • LEAN/ Six Sigma Black Belt Experience • 12-15 + years’ experience in operational/supply chain related leadership roles • Minimum of 8-10 years of people management, to include multi-level managers and in labor intensive operations • Large scale budget management • Demonstrated history of ever-increasing responsibility and success in rapidly changing environments • Demonstrated ability to drive results through teamwork and cross-functional collaboration • Proven track record in developing and maintaining supplier and customer relationships • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage operational budgets and production targets • Demonstrated ability to leverage continuous improvement methodologies (LEAN, Six Sigma, etc) to drive operational efficiency Skills and Knowledge • Strong financial management and analytical skills • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Ability to work effectively on a national basis both horizontally and vertically • Extensive knowledge of the PMS business environment, supply chain and its customers • 50% or more travel required Languages Essential: • English Desirable: • Spanish Preferred Education Bachelors Preferred Level of Work Experience More than 10 yearsFully Remote We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at View email address on click.appcast.io. #J-18808-Ljbffr