Manages technical programs on behalf of the Supply Chain organization. Leads projects and initiatives affecting area goals and objectives. Drives the creation and management of cross-functional leadership teams; facilitating, coordinating and leading cross-functional teams to complete a variety of technical program plans, tasks, and milestones. Maintains an awareness of industry trends, business conditions and internal processes and practices to influence the success of programs and initiatives.
--Drives the creation and management of multiple cross-functional leadership teams, inclusive of core business units, software divisions and and/or third party partners.
--Develops, defines and oversees execution of critical program elements on behalf of the Supply Chain organization.
--Leads cross-functional priority setting and resource allocation relative to each program, project and/or initiative.
--Develops and maintains multiple complex technical programs that include diverse practices, services and/or initiatives.
--Ensures completion of all specific deliverables and tactical initiatives required to support initiatives on the behalf of the Supply Chain team.
--May facilitate partner alignment and maintain partner relationships with cross-functional groups to ensure successful completion of program deliverables.
--Communicates multiple program initiatives, messaging, and status across core business units, software divisions and/or third party partners.
--Develops and manages communication and coordination of cross-functional teams across all areas. Defines and reports program road map, status, development issues and success metrics.
--Supports, manages, and influences continuous improvement of product/solution development life cycle process, practices and initiatives.
--Identifies, escalates and ensures resolution of issues affecting successful execution of programs.
--Performs other duties as required.
Education, Experience, and Training
--Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
--Minimum four years applied engineering experience
--Minimum four years of engagement with a supply chain organization
--Working knowledge product life cycle process management
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
--Ability to partner effectively with peers
--Possesses strong product/technology/industry knowledge
--Strategic planning abilities required
--Ability to prioritize projects and/or deliverables
--Ability to lead, motivate and direct a work group
--Ability to work effectively with senior management
--Strong and effective communication skills, including verbal, written, presentation and negotiation
--Proficient computer skills
3D Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.