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Global Supply Chain Business Unit Lead

  • Location
    • Wentzville, Missouri
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


As a business unit leader in Supply Chain, you will responsible for supervising and leading a team of individual contributors for one of the key areas within the Global Supply Chain Organization: manufacturing, supply chain systems and processes, launch execution, scheduling and material management.   
Responsibilities include implementing and executing the established business processes for an area of great complexity in Global Supply Chain while fostering an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation.  Work is of a technical nature using independent judgement within the limits of GMS focusing on SPQRCE.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Executes deliverables in support of the supply chain organization's business objectives. Support the effective use of personnel, material, and equipment and participate in training and developing of salaried and hourly employees.

  • Position communicates to all levels of the organization internally and externally.

  • Ability to understand and assess complex supply chain issues and lead teams in a cross functional environment to successfully resolve issues minimizing impacts to vehicle production

  • Assess supplier schedules and impact on vehicle assembly production.

  • Collaborate cross functionally to develop creative solutions.

  • Ability to summarize critical issues with resolutions and communicate to leadership

  • Handle very complex capacity constraint issues to resolution with goal to eliminate potential plant disruptions and reduce premium transportation.

  • Analyze metrics supporting supplier critical issues or sufficiency plan resolution.

  • Ability to be flexible and at times work extended and non-core hours to ensure issues are worked to resolution.

  • Ability to travel to plant locations when required for onsite support of launch and build-out.

  • Ability to problem solve complete issues and implement new and innovative strategies.

  • Deep understanding of Supply Chain functions

Additional Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in Supply Chain or Manufacturing Engineering required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Engineering discipline or equivalent experience

  • Experience with project management preferred

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to travel when required - 10% or less

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