Provide people leadership focused upon personal and collective accountability while fostering an environment that enhances personal growth and career development through mentoring and training, performance management and challenging the organization to strive for higher performance levels.
These problems will come from all parts of the Staples Supply Chain and will include challenges like: o Developing inventory management procurement strategies that minimize Staples investment in inventory while achieving or exceeding service - level targets o Refining the Staples logistics network strategy.
Serve as a Project Leader for Division Supply Chain initiatives, including projects associated with the deployment of the division's supply chain strategy and acquisition integration as well as supply chain cost reduction or service improvements.
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and understanding using a "pull" continuous replenishment system with distributors/customers in order to increase frequency, speed, and quality of deliveries, implementing a "Cross Docking Distribution System" to significantly reduce warehousing costs and speed inventory turns.
Maintain a high level of familiarity with and build awareness within Supply Chain of ITAR, EAR, FAR, DFAR, Import/Export Policies & Procedures, Directives, Work Instructions, Bulletins, and Prime Contract Flow-Down requirements
Build up and maintain overall supplier & internal customer relationship. Work with key stakeholders to deploy effective procurement strategies for select spend categories and to increase the ability to leverage volume and spend.
Develop Procurement leadership within the project(s), manage project procurement resources, and direct project procurement activities required to support the planning and execution of the project procurement operations.
Manage and maintain effective communication with all internal and external partners, such as suppliers, members of the Management team, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Marketing and/or the Director of Operations.