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Vice President, Global Supply Chain

Company: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.Job Description:TheGlobal Supply ChainLeaderwill transform thesupply chainorganization into a strategic, forward-looking group capable ofdrivingEnterprise-widesavings,on-time delivery, quality, andconsistent,efficientinternalprocesses. -TheGlobal Supply Chain Leaderwill be a trusted partner to theCFO, the business unitpresidents,andtheexecutive teamtodrive initiatives acrossourwell-balanced, financially solid, and rapidlygrowingglobal organization.Thisinspirationalleaderwill:

  • Provide vision and execution of business process improvements and system enhancementsfor greater control,operatingefficiencies,andbestpracticesacrosstheorganization;
    • Lead, coach, and develop resources towards bettersupply chainprocesses, performance metrics,and businessanalytics;
    • Partnerwiththeexecutiveleadershipteamaswellasplatformandbusiness unitleaderstoadvance strategicandoperationalinitiatives,primarily in the areas of costimprovement andproduct/partsstandardization;
    • View performance, investments, and improvement initiatives through an Enterpriselens tosupport resourcingopportunitiesand leveragebusiness unitpartnerstodriveresults;
    • Reinforce financial integrity through oversight ofEnterpriselevel performance, standardizedprocessesandpractices,andconsistentapplication ofpolicies.TheGlobalSupply Chain Leaderwillleadthesupply chainorganizationwithspecificfocuson:
      • Functional Excellence & Collaboration: Drive the transformation of thesupply chainfunctionthrough structural design, process improvements, and systems application to supportaneffective and efficientteam.Take the lead in establishingsupply chainstrategies and build teams acrossbusiness unitsand functions to support growth and performance improvement. -Lead change-management efforts while driving transformational growthwithin the organization.
      • Supplier Relationship Management:Oversee supplier relationship management and contract negotiations, while closely aligning withbusiness unitleadership. Identify and develop supplier relationships with key suppliers based on ongoing business needs as well as strategic goals. Work closely with suppliers andbusiness unitleadership to identify opportunities for innovation and set strategies to deliver.
      • FinancialOversight: -Partner with finance and operations leadership to create a comprehensive spend analysis framework and establish short and long-term supply chain budgets for theEnterprise.Oversee training and communication of BI tools to team members to ensure a unified approach to data consistency, terminology, and reporting accuracy. Identify cost reduction strategies through supplier relationship management, driving supply chain team member communication across divisions, leveraging BI tools, and establishing best-in-class sourcing strategies.
      • Optimizing Business Processes: Helpprioritizeand quarterback opportunities initiated by the collective team with quantified and verified financial objectives and returns; lead teams and direct initiatives to optimize business processes, evaluate"shared service" models, enhance usage ofIT systems,leverageIT resources,anddriveimproved overallsupply chainperformance;
        • Strategic Planning: Serve as a resourceandsounding board that aligns the visions,strategic plans, budgets, and performance of the organization while identifying synergies andjoint initiatives;Establish objectivesforthe supply chain function in conjunction with policies and procedures that impact daily operations as well as the long-term strategic direction of the Enterprise. -QUALIFICATIONSANDSKILLS:TheVice President, Global Supply Chainwillpossessthefollowing:
          • A successful blend of entrepreneurial disposition and established business experience toeffectivelyleadsupply chainleadersthroughprocessimprovementandtransformationalgrowth;
            • A minimum of aBachelor'sdegree in Business, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field with 15 years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain leadership;
            • Highemotionalintelligence,confidencewithoutarrogance,andapropensitytolistenfirst;
            • Executivepresence,stronginterpersonalskills,diplomacy,andintegrity;
            • Excellent team building and change management skills, with the leadership skillset to recruit,train,coach, andmentorleadersandteammembers;
            • Strongproblem-solvingskills;anempatheticdemeanor;strategicthinkingskillsforassessingneedsandrecommendingchanges;
              • Successful business and financial experience in a private company business environment or theabilityto adaptfroma publictoprivatemindset;
              • A strong working knowledge ofdomestic and international supply chain principles, MRP related operations,financialanalysis, business intelligence,andeffectivebusinessprocessesacrossallfunctions;
              • Experience in a global manufacturing structure, with experience in multi-business/entity,andmulti-currencyenvironment;ideally exposed toacomplex machine assemblyenvironment;
              • A solid understanding ofsupply chainand financial reporting software tools and the ability tocommunicateandworkwellwithITteamstoimplementchangesandimprovements;
              • Ademonstratedabilitytoworkwithalllevels ofleadership,collaborativelydrivingdecisions;
                • Excellentverbalandwrittencommunicationskills,havingtheabilitytoconveyamessagethatisclearandconcise.The ideal candidate will be energetic, charismatic, and very comfortable dealing with people fromdiverse backgrounds. They will have broad finance and operations experience, including experiencewithinternationaloperations,andwillbeadeptatworkingwithmultiplestakeholderstoassess -strategic needs,deploy resources to the most critical priorities, and balance the needs of acquisitionintegration,organicandinnovationgrowth,andcontinuousimprovement. -Thefollowingcompetencieswilldifferentiatetopcandidates:
                  • Attractstoptalent
                  • Balancesstakeholders
                  • Resilient
                  • Cultivatesinnovation
                  • Drivesvisionandpurpose
                  • Drivesresults
                  • Businessinsight
                  • Financialandaccountingacumen
                  • Globalperspective
                  • Strategicmindset#LI-DB1At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. - If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. - We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. - Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ---Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.Company:BW Corporate US

Keywords: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc., St. Louis , Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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