VP, Supply Chain & Business Planning
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 PositionVP, Supply Chain & Business Planning
Based at our N America corporate headquarters, Imerys is hiring a VP of Business Planning & Supply Chain.
Lead S&OP (Sales & Operation Planning), Logistics (Truck, Rail, Ocean, Warehousing & Terminals), Inventory management and Supply Chain projects
Support Imerys segments in their growth strategies
Increase visibility & efficiency of the North American Supply Chain with improved processes and KPIs
Support implementation of SAP
Accelerate the digitization of Supply Chain activities
Support a talent management strategy to build/maintain a diverse, best-in-class team that achieves its objectives
Act as key leader of the PM Americas management team
Responsible for OTS (On Time Shipping) based on commitment to our customers
Lead transformation of Customer Services within both North & South America
Owns & executes standardized S&OP processes, governance, and ways of working to drive efficient outcomes for our customers
Maintain a close working relationship between all functions of the business
Lead and facilitate decision-making process across S&OP forums
Identifies & communicates potential risks & opportunities arising from planning/S&OP process with relevant counterparts (e.g., Commercial, Quality, Product Development, Business Insights & Analytics) to drive resolution
Responsible for Freight P&L Management
Responsible for total Logistics spend over $100M
Manages all North American Logistics activities: Rail, Truck, Ocean (containers/vessels, freight forwarding) and Terminals
Close collaboration with Purchasing to manage both services and costs of Transportation activities
Prepare Freight P&L Budget
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree, Master degree (preferred)
Minimum 10 years’ with experience in Supply Chain management and S&OP
Minimum 10 years’ experience in various logistics modes is a plus: Truck, Container (including Freight Forwarding management), Rail and Bulk Vessels
Demonstrated leadership capabilities to drive change in complex, matrixed environments; Proven track record of cross-functional collaboration to drive tangible results
Demonstrated experience working with executives and demonstrated business outcomes.
Exceptional talent builder – actively sought out as a coach & mentor
Position TypeFull time
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