Job TG816: Director of Global Materials Management

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Highlights of the Director of Global Materials Management Position

This is a newly created role that is being tasked with transforming our Client’s Materials and Inventory Control processes.

Company Information

The firm is a subsidiary of a larger Business Group that is worth roughly $3 billion. This Business Unit is worth roughly $300 million and offers opportunities for advancement as they continue to grow and expand in their market. This particular company works with a lot of finished goods that are re-packaged and sold under their brand names.

Job Location

Midwest US

Key Responsibilities of Director of Global Materials Management Position

  • Our Client is looking for a change agent, someone who can transform an organization and develop a team.
  • This person will need to be a builder, someone who can implement and shape processes as the company grows over time.
  • They will have the autonomy to put their imprint on the processes and the team.
  • Our Client currently lacks the leadership to make this transformation happen which is why we’ve been retained to identify talent for the role.

Essential Qualifications and/or Requirements

  • This person needs to be strategic in focus and understand lean principles, kanban, and other modern replenishment philosophies.
  • They need to know the latest in supply chain techniques and inventory strategies.
  • They have six DCs in total, four domestic and two international.
  • This position will have two managers and other support staff reporting to it, but again will have the opportunity to shape and mold the staff accordingly.
  • While this position is focused exclusively on Inventory, the role will work closely with Logistics.
  • There is travel of up to 33% due to the international nature of the role.
  • This is a high visibility role due to the expansive nature of the Business Group which has numerous locations around the globe.
  • This role could progress within this Business Unit or be considered for opportunities in other divisions.

Desired Qualifications

  • Most of these goods are sourced from the Asian markets so knowledge of that part of the world is highly valued.

Teldar Group
About the Author:

The Teldar Group is an Executive Search and Recruiting Firm specializing in placing professionals in Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain positions.

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