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Director Procurement

Company: Nidec Corporation
Location: Lexington
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.
All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society. Job SummaryOur power generation manufacturing company is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Senior Manager who can overhaul our supply chain protocols, procedures and strategy. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership skills and the ability to put together a talented, efficient team. He or she will report directly to our Vice President, Operations, and will be responsible for the strategic plans to improve customer reliability and the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations to meet business plan objectives. We are focused on improving our speed, efficiency and resource use to increase our company's overall profitability while providing a reliable delivery and service to meet our customer's needs. Job Description --- Grow the external supply chain capabilities within the division with the emphasis on employee and customer safety, quality, customer satisfaction, and production / process cost reductions
--- Lead in the implementation internal and external supply chain strategies by defining supplier performance goals which will drive continuous improvements and better supplier performance.
--- Enhance supplier development by communicating performance standards, developing joint improvement initiatives, and actively soliciting formal feedback.
--- Translate customer requirements into supply chain strategies linked to manufacturing plan.
--- Guide the division in the development of supply chain metrics focused on driving cost out of the product and processes.
--- Partner with location managers in the execution of the overall supply chain strategy, providing the link to the execution of the procurement of goods providing the division an ability to grow our sales.
--- Guide in the development of all Environmental Health and Safety policies with our suppliers by assuring compliance of all requirements and benchmarks.
--- Coaching and elevating performance of direct reports by instilling the Nidec company values through goal setting and providing timely feedback.
--- Key support in part with the VP Operations to develop supplier strategies conducive to the overall company objectives for Growth and Profitability in a Multi-plant international operations environment
--- Monitor and report cost trends for key commodities impacting our material spend
--- Evaluate and develop organizational resource allocation to focus resources toward maximum impact for the company driving best cost tactical actions.
--- Develop a link with Engineering focused on Value Add/Value Engineering driving out complexity in our supply chain.
--- Bring a sense of Passion, Enthusiasm, and Tenacity in the workplace ensuring employee capabilities and drive are positioned for both company and employee success.
--- Anticipated travel up to 50% both domestic and international.
--Additional Job Details--- 10 + years of experience in manufacturing in a leadership role
--- 5 + years in supply chain management
--- Global Supply Chain Management experience
--- APICS Certification a preferred
--- Electrical / mechanical aptitude highly desirable
--- Successful experience in upgrading systems and procedures to eliminate waste and non-value-added activities
--- A unique combination of hands on leadership with defined strengths in strategy, planning, systems and execution and someone who will take complete responsibility for the entire production process; from order entry to invoicing required
--- A process-oriented change agent
--- A leader who is committed to growth and will never give up until we reach our goals.
Must have Passion to aim high, and courage to change while keeping the customer in focus and being accountable for results.
--- Bachelor's Degree; MBA is desirableEqual Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf No Soliciting Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team. Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R0004505 About Us Nidec has worked its way up to become the world's No.1 manufacturer of small precision motors. In the process, Nidec has gradually expanded its product lineup to include a variety of small to large motors, application products for machinery, and electronic and optical components. At present, its products are used in a wide range of fields and devices including information and telecommunications equipment, office equipment, home appliances, automobiles, industrial equipment, and environmental energy. "For Everything that Spins and Moves", the Group is creating next-generation drive technologies to meet the needs of the society.

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