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Director, Supply Chain Strategy

Company: Ocean Spray
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a manufacturing and supply chain leader looking for your next challenge? Look no further than this incredible opportunity with our farmer-owned cooperative! Our farmers are hard at work year-round ensuring we have great quality crop. If the idea of playing an integral role in how that crop gets from bog to shelf speaks to you, then read on to learn more! Along with a collaborative & inclusive team, the Director of Supply Chain Strategy will be at the forefront of enhancing our capabilities to support Ocean Spray's future footprint globally! Position location: We're all about flexibility! This will be a hybrid role based out of Lakeville or Boston, MA with Mondays & Fridays remote. (Relocation assistance available). A Day in the Life of a Director, Supply Chain Strategy: Develops and drives operations and supply chain strategic roadmap that includes global demand aligned with LRP, capacity & capability to manufacture, network optimization, and investment and improvement plans. Executes strategic alignment across supply chain and commercial business units. Drives Manufacturing capacity reviews, manufacturing network sourcing assessments, make vs. buy, contingency planning, assists with development of new manufacturing technologies in line with need. Executes Network Optimization strategies designed to lower the total landed cost for the Ocean Spray's global food and beverage businesses Prepare the organization for the future by maintaining a strategic perspective. Scans the environment to identify information critical to long-range planning and develop sustainable, competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans Help to drive Operations Planning, Global Customer Operations, Logistics, and MFG process-specific improvement activities with team to integrate production planning, sourcing, and manufacturing into cohesive product supply strategy. Includes tools, people, and emerging technologies. Drive strategic supply chain capital planning, aligned with operational leaders, Commercial, Engineering, and finance functions. Interfaces with Transformation Team and all functional groups to drive finality to identified projects and brings best practices and executes change that links continuous improvement opportunities with short-term tactical and long-term strategic initiatives Assists with the evaluation of M&A considerations, including additional capacity/demand, capabilities, and overall supply chain value to the Co-Op Support design-to-value process with Team as appropriate Recognize and support organizational and team goals, collaborate with others and encourage team members to support each other Actively seek and share information to ensure common understanding, particularly with Manufacturing, Procurement, & Demand functions Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles facing operations Motivate and develops others towards goals using a variety of influencing skills and strategies. Distinguish between levels of ability and provide appropriate training. Working knowledge and implementation/leadership experience with Lean MFG principles and Continuous Improvement strategies What We're Looking For: Manufacturing leadership experience required (Plant Manager) Knowledge of a majority of the following: Supply Planning inc. Inventory Control & Replenishment, Customer Operations, Demand Planning, Procurement, Materials Planning, Logistics Experience with supporting strategic innovation pipeline within manufacturing Experience with Consumer Product Goods required Experience with ERP, Demand Planning, Production Planning, WMS, TMS, Network Optimization, and MMS systems Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement knowledge Ability to anticipate future consequences and trends accurately Proven ability to get things done both through formal channels and influence within informal networks Strong Leadership Skills and Background Ability to drive results Highly Analytical, Data-driven & Numbers savvy. Influential Highly effective negotiator Skills & Knowledge: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred Previous experience leading/directing a manufacturing facility or plant location Compensation/Benefits Competitive Base Salary Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance on day one Performance Bonus 401K with up to 10% in matching contributions Bright Horizons Family Solutions - Back up care, tutoring, etc. Transgender benefits Fertility benefits Tuition Reimbursement Program Paid holidays and vacation days Up to $300 Fitness Reimbursement Up to $300 Massage Reimbursement Health Resources including Free Headspace membership, 1:1 Health Coaching and more. Check out our benefits at Who We Are: You might have our iconic cranberry juice in your fridge or have gotten into heated holiday debate about what's better - canned or fresh cranberry sauce. But did you know that the hardworking people growing the superfruit in our products are 700 family farmers that own our cooperative? They entrust us with what is most precious to them to create new and innovative products that will delight consumers and grow this beloved brand today and into the future. Team members, farmers, consumers and communities alike--we value what makes us unique and strive to connect our farms to families for a better life by living our values: Grower Mindset - We embrace our grower-owners innovative spirit and heritage through confidence, learning and focus on the future. Sustainable Results - Guided by purpose, we are focused on delivering results for our grower-owners. Integrity Above All - We are ethical, doing the right thing for our grower-owners, customers, consumers and each other Inclusive Teamwork - We build diverse and inclusive teams that strengthen our cooperative. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Ocean Spray, Lakeville , Director, Supply Chain Strategy, Professions , Lakeville, Minnesota

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