Supply Chain, Corporate Initiatives LeadChicago, Illinois Job ID 12452 Apply
This position will focus on North America strategic agenda development and execution, working closely with regional functions to evaluate opportunities around capability building, cost optimization programs, sourcing network design/optimization in alignment with global strategy, and identification/execution of our transformational top initiatives project. The right individual will bring confidence and high learning agility to a dynamic and changing environment and partner with the leadership team to deliver its transformational agenda.
Partner with regional functional team to identify opportunities to enhance our E2E capabilities from system, tools, organizational design and training perspectives
Collaborate with HR and NA Supply Chain Leadership Team (SCLT) to identify our strategic pillars, in alignment with global strategy, and associated workforce strategy
Collaborate with NA cross functional team to identify/execute North America cost optimization program to deliver on our financial objective and fuel the growth
Develop/maintain a robust governance around our cost optimization program to ensure on-time delivery
Maintain clear understanding of SCJ strategic goals (currently, Strategy 2021). Understand the impact of major workstreams from all areas of SCJ on the goals
Lead Key projects and initiatives through end-to-end project management process, ensuring deliverables, success criteria and timing is clear and executed. Identify when process or principles deviations may occur and initiate trade-off and escalation discussions.
Work closely with key Global Supply Chain, Commercial, and NA SCLT stakeholders to align on regional top initiatives and lead the development of scoping documents and project prioritization discussions
Work collaboratively with Global Supply Chain /Global Sourcing on the development and execution of regional sourcing/distribution network optimizations
Partner with procurement and regional Supply chain functions to define regional make vs buy strategies
Act as the regional contact for global sourcing activities – deep dives, reviews and implementations
Provide leadership and/or the SCJ single-point-of-contact for consultant-led initiatives; i.e. competitive benchmarking, ensuring effective communication within SCJ
Facilitation – Facilitate process to ensure deliverables and desired outcomes are met
Planning/organizing & prioritizing –Ability to lead multiple projects / initiatives simultaneously and prioritize appropriately
Systemic thinker – Anticipates issues and needs. Works to build a repeatable process vs. one off solution
Strategic thinker – Identify gaps/opportunity areas vs our strategic goals and develop an action-based roadmap to achieve our goals
Problem Solving – Demonstrates creative and visionary skills in developing solutions and problem solving. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Project Management - Develops and coordinates project plans, communicates changes and progress, and completes projects on on-time
Communication - Strong communication skills with multiple levels of the organization
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities which fosters group commitments to goals and objectives
Visionary Leadership - Inspires and motivates others to perform effectively in a dynamic environment
Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals
Innovation - Displays original thinking, creativity and resourcefulness which generate innovative approaches and ideas
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering related field and a minimum of five years of relevant experience, or an advanced degree and three years of relevant experience
Must be able to travel 20% domestic and internationally
SC Johnson & Son, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to SCJHR@scj.com. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.