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Supply Chain Strategy & Center of Excellence Director

Olympus Corporation of the Americas

This is a Full-time position in center valley, pa posted April 29, 2021.

*Working Location: PENNSYLVANIA, CENTER VALLEY * Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. *Let’s inspire healthier lives, together. * Job Description The Director, Supply Chain Strategy and Center of Excellence is a dynamic thought leader with strategic experience who will successfully lead the Olympus Strategy and Center of Excellence organization. They manage and oversee development and implementation of new initiatives, manage cost drivers and creation & performance of budgets, improvement of internal business controls, processes and daily operations. They develop strategies for best practices within Supply Chain Management. The successful candidate will maintain a strong customer focus, help develop strategies and monitor progress against implemented strategies and objectives. The incumbent manages continuing improvement initiatives and ensures compliance with Olympus policies and practices. Job Duties SC Center of Excellence focus on three domains: 1, Strategy, Process Improvement and Data and Technology * Strategy: Define long-term (3y+) E2E Supply chain strategy and roadmap * Innovation: Identify SC innovations through e.g., external market scan, define high-level roadmap towards major SC innovations closely aligned to overall strategy * Risk Management: Define strategies to proactively mitigate risks and sustainably increase SC resilience * Performance Management: Set up a robust SC performance management, incl. KPIs, targets and performance dialogues and develop reports for all functions and regions * Process Improvement: Define and enforce SC best-practices and global process standards, provide dedicated SC expertise to support larger SC projects, e.g., specific resources staffed on projects * Master data management (MDM): Define MDM standards and set-up a governance structure to enable high data quality across SC, act as master data steward (e.g. gate-keeping) * SC IT Management: Define SC IT and data strategy and act as translator between functional needs and IT developments Leader of the regional SCM Center of Excellence organization as part of the global Supply Chain Leadership Team * Develop and implement regional Supply Chain strategy and roadmap based on strong alignment with global functional leader * Orchestrate regional process innovation with strong focus on reliability & costs * Focus on sufficient outside in-view/ benchmarking/ process improvement together with Supply Chain leaders for Planning and Distribution Job Requirements *REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:* * Bachelor’s degree, Military Experience, or equivalent and Operations Management experience are required * A minimum of 5 years’ Supervisor/Manager experience in an Operations role * Ability to travel as requried *PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:* * Superior Supervisory management skills * Strong Business Acumen * Customer Centric * High standard of professional conduct and integrity * Strong technological literacy including proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Access. * High degree of professionalism. * Excellent verbal/written communication skills detail oriented and ability to prioritize * Demonstrated leadership skills * Ability to provide constructive feedback and coaching * Cooperate and participate as an effective team member in creating a positive working environment *We realize work isn’t just a job to you.*It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks – so you can be ready for where life can take you.Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit *Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.*It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || #recruit