Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Job location : Sura Mica, Craiova, Bucharest Reports to : Supply Chain Lead CFN Europe Responsible for management, development and leadership of all supply chain capabilities Supply Chain Planning, Logistics (all transportation and warehousing), Inventory Management, Order Fulfilment & Customer Service -
for the CFN (Cargill Feed &Nutrition) Europe business in Romania. Works closely with the CFN EU Supply Chain Leader to align supply chain design, processes and systems with business strategy, customer segmentation and product portfolio development appropriate for the country.
Drives continuous improvement process with a visible effect on owned key supply chain metrics. Tracks and communicate to the business key supply chain metrics, especially related to customer experience, adherence to plan, ensures end to end supply chain cost competitiveness.
Supervises the supply chain organization in Romania and develops talent. Major Tasks : Develop, Deploy & Improve Supply Chain Capabilities
Leads execution of supply chain capabilities in respective country to its full scope : Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Inventory Management, Order Fulfilment & Customer Service.
Assess and address gaps in capabilities and / or performance necessary to execute against promises made to customers.
Manages relations, in cooperation with Transport &Logistics function negotiations, especially related to external logistics providers, transportation / warehousing / terminals vendors.
Align supply chain efforts in Romania across other functions,
Work to prioritize supply chain initiatives : deploy core supply chain metrics, benchmark performance and oversee supply chain initiatives focused on driving better performance.
Network with other CFN EU, CAN (Cargill Animal Nutrition) Supply Chain Managers, as well as those outside of Cargill, to enhance internal connectivity and bring external insight to our business execution.
Review of business financial progress - Gross Profit or Direct Contributions and costs progress : monthly analysis and top line forecasts, Integrated Business Plan -
review results, recommend actions and ensure execution of activities to meet the country business targets, day to day decisions to keep business operational, communication flow / alignment between functions within country, build engagement.
Directly manage Supply Chain team (full scope covers Planning, Logistics, Inventory Management and Customer Service).
Understand the talent needs of the organization to perform supply chain activities and coach individuals / teams, building strong capabilities amongst leadership.
Ensure succession plans are in place for key supply chain positions.
Change & Culture
Drive broader engagement of supply chain capabilities and collaboration among other departments.
Focus on process improvements with an Operations Excellence attitude.
Promote best practice implementation by investigating failures, identify and understand root causes, drive continuous improvement, which conforms Business Process Optimization) approach.
Ensure best practices implementation. Track and communicate key supply chain metrics especially related to customer experience, adherence to plan, inventory and cost competitiveness.
Travel required 25-35%.
Minimum 5+ years Supply Chain Management experience / logistics / Customer Service / Planning related field
University degree in Supply Chain or Operations / related field or equivalent experience
Demonstrated ability to connect functional execution to business strategy
Good communication skills both written and verbal
Collaborative approach to problem solving
Demonstrated capability to successfully partner with peers and senior business leaders.
Experienced in change management, Able to lead change and influence without direct line authority
Good analytical skills, statistics
Self-motivated, results oriented with focus on continuous improvement
Fluent in Romanian and English
APICS CPIM Certification, will be preferred
Prior experience managing multiple project, will be preferred
Prior experience and knowledge quality management systems, operations excellence, process improvement, six sigma, will be an advantage
Brings passion and knowledge about the supply chain function
Clear communicator; able to manage and represent both customer and business requirements.
Strong tactical execution capability.
Able to coach individuals and teams, hire, train and develop talent
Able to connect and collaborate across other business functional leaders.
Our Offer : In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.
We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.
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Supply Chain Management