Vice President - Supply Chain

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Greensboro, NC

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 176 days ago

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For Wrangler and Lee Brands - Lead all Supply Chain activities to meet customer requirements; Support and set strategies for all activities related to Regional Demand, Supply / Source Planning and Inventory Management; Leadership of Customer service/Consumer relations functions;

Establish control-related standards and procedures to achieve best quality, cost and on-time delivery to customers; Coach, train and lead team as well as develop succession planning at each level.

How You Will Make a Difference:  

Functional Leadership:

  •  Analyze, evaluate, and align demand/supply to service brand objectives
  • Coordinate through the sourcing hubs delivery of product in the most cost effective manner supporting Go to Market calendars and strategies
  • Collaborate with Sales, Merchandising and Regional Leadership to develop annual Operating Forecasts with Risk and Opportunity distinction
  • Drive expansion of business through retail analytics (regions with sales support)
  • Direct Order management activities (regions with Customer Service)

Strategic Direction

  • Manage strategies to drive agility and speed while protecting profitability
  • Assists Brand and Enterprise strategic projects and efforts
  • Drive tangible actions to improve business performance

Financial Ownership

  • Manages financial assets in regards to inventoryinvestments
  • Manage Departmental budgets, develop goals reflecting continued improvement on speed, agility, quality and cost

Team Development

  • Building organizational talent, Coach and Develop team ensuring strong succession planning
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Commercial facing leaders and become a trusted partner within Management team


  • Shares responsibility with the regional Business Unit Leaders for achieving business unit goals relating to PBT, Revenue, Gross Margin, Sales and other common metrics
  • Directly responsible for inventory planning and service goals
  • Brand connection to Supply Chain Enterprise to achieve Strategies outlined in OGSTM.

Skills for Success:  

Years of Related Professional Experience: 10+ years 

Educational/ Position Requirements:  

  • Cultural empathy; Global Acumen
  • Leadership; Coaching and Developing others, Leading Change
  • Strategic planning and effective decision making; Entrepreneurship; Driving Execution
  • Knowledge of all Supply Chain areas
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively; Cultivate Networks
  • Strong collaborator
  • Executive presence; Passion for Results
  • Innovative thinking and ability to lead and execute change
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years’ Supply Chain leadership with a proven track record of success   
  • Experienced in the Apparel industry