Supply Chain Director

Job location:
Roswell, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05934

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Supply Chain Director

Job Summary

The Position

Supply Chain Director

Job Summar

Based at our North American Headquarters in Roswell, Georgia, Imerys is hiring for a Supply Chain Director. We offer a hybrid work arrangement with 3 days/week in the office and 2 days/week work from home.

The Supply Chain Director is responsible for strategic direction and tactical execution of the supply chain of PMA (37 assets across USA, Mexico & Canada). She/He will be the owner of the Sales & Operations Planning process (demand, supply and inventory planning) and will architect the overall domestic and export supply chain. The goal is to design, develop, and implement segment-specific supply chain strategies to support the growth of PMA. This individual ensures short-term effectiveness and long-term viability of the supply chain to support production operations, developing and maintaining lasting relationships with customers.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop a team of professionals, setting clear direction and ensuring appropriate capabilities are developed across the team, to oversee PMA supply chain activities such as sales & operation planning, forecasting, or inventory management

  • Accountable for delivery of service targets, resolving and escalating key issues through the S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) as appropriate

  • Accountable for ensuring that an end to-end optimized supply plan is in place

  • Evaluate options and make decisions on key supply chain planning scenarios

  • Collaborate with the supply chain strategy teams to move key programs from strategy into execution including network and sourcing changes

  • Identify and manage key supply chain challenges and risks, and putting in place mitigation plans

  • Collaborate with commercial leads and operations leadership teams to align supply and demand activities

  • Collaborate with sales teams to ensure Forecast inputs are properly managed accurate and loaded into an Integrated Business Planning system so that industrial plants are aligned to support the business with the required people, resources and inventory as needed

  • Prepares and consolidate all data, KPIs and scenarios to be discussed during the strategic S&OP meetings

  • Establishes and reviews all supply chain KPIs (on-time-shipping, forecast accuracy, finished goods inventory, ..) and processes (replenishment of export orders, S&OP, ..) for the business area to evaluate the health of the business

  • Lead inventory management process between S&OP, Operations, and Finance

  • Lead production planning for strategic assets

  • Continuously review the S&OP process to ensure it suits business needs and is up to date with best practices of the industry and within the global organization.

  • Leads global Supply Chain initiatives and projects for the Performance Minerals Americas scope to support export and import activities

  • Reports to the Business Planning & Supply Chain VP


  • Successful US-based candidates must be fully Covid-19 vaccinated before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.

  • 10+ years’ experience in supply chain management within a complex, global fast moving manufacturing organization

  • Degree in business, engineering, supply management, or related field required; advanced degree preferred

Leadership Skills

  • People: ability to communicate, coach, teach and present to all levels. Strong leadership & cross functional team interaction skills. Sound judgment and decision making coupled with good negotiation ability.

  • Business: demonstrates general understanding of manufacturing plant operations and how to measure. Can lead multiple projects, conduct assessments, lead and long-term improvement projects

  • Technology: working knowledge and demonstrated ability with ERP systems. SAP knowledge is a plus

Position Type

Full time



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