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Senior Director of Purchasing & Logistics

Company: Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Senior Director of Purchasing & Logistics will ensure the efficient, effective and high quality operation of the Logistics and Purchasing Departments in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. The Sr. Director will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective solutions for all aspects of the organization. This position develops and implements strategy in the area of responsibility. This position is responsible for capital and operating expenditures within area of responsibility while modeling the MZB Way of excellence and focus on workplace safety. Supervisory Responsibilities:Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, the Senior Director will be accountable for the direct purchasing activities including packaging, flavors and comanufactured products as well as the warehouse and freight functions. The Senior Director will have expertise in the following areas and provide day to day leadership for managers in these areas: Work closely with the Sr. Management team to develop and lead our operations growth strategy including improving responsiveness, top quality, and reduced cost in a safe and healthy work environment.Identify Key Performance Indicators, measure and deliver on operational commitments.Direct the establishment and implementation of annual logistics and purchasing objectives for the operation, with overall accountability for growth, margin improvement, financial performance, KPI------?----?--s, and customer satisfaction.Develop annual operating budgets for the Logistics and Purchasing departments.Achieves company goals and objectives. Delivers metrics / analytics to report back to the Sr. Management team. Provide strategic direction for purchasing initiatives ultimately resulting in the most effective quality, cost and delivery of goods to MZB USA.Develop the strategies necessary to drive costs toward the lower total cost of ownership. Direct the negotiation of vendor contracts related to the procurement of products and services to assure the most favorable terms, conditions, and prices ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policiesInfluence at all levels of the organization, both within the Supply Chain as well as with other key cross-functional partners internally and externallyCreate plans for new warehouse facilities, equipment, and systems, including evaluation of new technologies. Responsibilities include; long term strategic planning and budgeting, site selection for new facilities, creating site plans and building plans/layouts, architect/contractor evaluation and selection, meeting with government officials to solicit local and state approvals and permits, budget creation and management, and supervision of construction and costs. Negotiate contracts with transportation providers, landlords, 3PLs and material suppliers. Develop effective processes, procedures, and metrics as per strategic plan initiatives.Reduce costs and improve efficiencies by optimizing and establishing operation standards including labor and materials. Lead managers and supervisors and clear road blocks to help accomplish department goals Leads safety program, ensures a mindset of safety is prevalent on the facility floor Reviews inventory control programs to ensure profitable operations Controls material costs continually to see that there is proper usage of materials, minimum waste, and no theft of Company merchandise/property.Manages national freight network. Controls labor costs by effectively locating people where needed. Keeps overtime hours to a minimum. Proactively implements workforce changes to maintain and improve efficiency and meet production and customer demands.Monitors quality control throughout the entire supply chain. Education/Experience:Bachelor------?----?--s Degree in Business Administration, Operations or another related field 5-10 years of equivalent work experience Successful implementation of a continuous improvement environment Working knowledge of Microsoft applications Proficiency with business planning Understanding of supply chain processes and procedures Proven management and strong problem solving skills Demonstrated data-driven and analytical decision-making skills Preferred Experience Beyond Minimum Qualifications: MBA in Business related discipline strongly preferredDemonstrated success in a Purchasing and/or Supply Chain environment in a Sr. Management role

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