Director, Supply Chain Sourcing
Company: Danone North America
Posted on: March 14, 2019
USD - Dannonin ESSENTIAL DAIRY & PLANT-BASED is looking for aDirector, Supply Chain Sourcing in Broomfield, Co.With our global presence, brands and business within our mission,bringing health through food to as many people as possible; we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance. Take this opportunity to GROW together!Position Title :Director, Sourcing - Supply Chain ServicesReporting to :Vice-President, Indirect PurchasingLocation :Broomfield, Colorado or White Plains, New YorkMission: As part of the North American SSD Indirect Spend team, the primary purpose of this position is to lead the supply chain procurement strategy for Danone in North America (Danone North America, Danone Canada, Danone Waters of North America, Happy Family and Nutria).This position requires proven Direct and Indirect category sourcing experience, as well as effective cross functional project leadership, negotiation, collaboration, analytical and communication skills. Experience in the Logistics industry or Logistics sourcing is a strong asset.Position Description: Lead and develop the various Logistics sourcing strategies in support to Danone Supply Chain team in domains of Transportation, Distribution Center network, Pallet management & pooling by leading approaches to: Defining and implementing the supply chain sourcing strategies for respective Region/Division/Sites;Support growth through identification and implementation of adapted partnership with retained suppliers, to improve both the route to market & inbound materials logistics network proposition;Create internal synergies by combining needs of different divisions of the company;Define sourcing strategy through market studies to identify best practices, identify gaps, risks and opportunities as well as to identify new suppliers or develop a robust supplier base.Develop deep knowledge of categories (trends, inflation, technologies)Lead team in driving key Commercial activities related to the Logistics categories: Develop and launch RFQs / RFPs (request for quotation/proposal) to select suppliers in targeted categories; Analyze the proposals and make recommendations to key internal stake holders;Negotiate with suppliers to deliver quality, time and cost of service to meet business needs, as well as other commercial terms and conditions.Lead contract ratification activities, assuring interaction with supplier and Legal teams;Manage suppliers to ensure business needs are met and maintain Supplier Relationship Management to improve supplier's performance;Develop and implement performance indicators monitor suppliers and support continuous improvement.Market Indexes/Benchmarking:Leadership of various Risk Management practices such as fuel hedgingAnalyze the supply chain market indexes and anticipate trends in the market place. Develop hypothesis, estimate business impact and recommend a course of action to key stake holders, in anticipation of the trends;Benchmark with the Best-in-Class supply chain leaders to identify gaps and develop recommendations to be best-in-class.Supplier Evaluation:Evaluate and manage the global performance of supply chain suppliers;Define the objectives of improvement of performance and the necessary action plans;Manage the implementation of action plans.Budget & Productivity Management:Manage overall spend and productivity for supply chain sourcing;Establish the budget, track variances and manage risks for respective area through work with Finance;Identify new projects to create Cost Out Value In (COVI) opportunities,Lead category Transformation: Identify and implement new technologies in transportation to improve efficiency, carbon footprint and driver welfareIdentify and implement distribution center technologies that will enable Danone to become a pioneer of customer solutions, e-commerce penetration, as well as to improve efficiencyPeople & Relationship Management: Manage a team made up of Sr Sourcing Managers and an analyst through team animation, follow up and coachingLead objective setting, progress and year end reviewsEstablish and maintain relationship & governance with key stakeholdersEstablish relationships with key cross functional teams (Finance, HR, Quality, Sales, SSD)Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management or a related field of study such as Engineering;Minimum of 8 - 12 years' experience in strategic purchasing or supply chain with demonstrated skills for negotiation;Experience in the Transport industry;Experience in the food-processing industry, especially perishable products is an asset;Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional, multi-cultural, matrix environment;People management: the individual must possess capability & experience in managing individuals and teams.Cross-functional relationships: this role relies heavily on capacity to establish & animate cross functional relationship with pull demand approaches as well as to lead transformational projectsAbility to develop and implement strategic sustainable initiatives, and lead change by engaging people;Proactive: anticipates issues/opportunities & can work through multiple simultaneous projects;Rigorous data analysis capability and financial acumen;Language: English mandatory + French & Spanish an asset;Comfortable in facing paradoxes or contradictions with resilience and tenacity as well as to work with limited information.For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit danone.com We have something special inside, do you?112203#LI-NORAMAbout Danone North America Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. Danone North America was formed as a Public Benefit Corporation in 2017 to nourish people, communities and the world through its diverse portfolio of healthful dairy- and plant-based products, coffee creamers and beverages. Its portfolio of brands includes: Activia®, DanActive®, Danimals®, Dannon®, Danonino®, Danone®, Earthbound Farm®, Horizon Organic® premium dairy products, International Delight® coffee creamers and iced coffee, Light & Fit®, Oikos® Greek yogurt, Silk® plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious® Dairy Free, Vega® and Wallaby® Organic. The mission of the Company is to bring health through food to as many people as possible. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com .Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdfNearest Major Market: DenverJob Segment: Supply Chain, Manager, Supply, Engineer, Logistics, Operations, Management, EngineeringAPPLY NOW
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