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Director Supply Chain Management

Company name
Todd Shipyards Corporation

Location
Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Logistics, Manager, Operations, Executive, Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Engineering

Posted on
May 27, 2020

Valid Through
Sep 09, 2020

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Director, Supply Chain Management

Department:

Executive

Location:

Seattle, WA

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Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth:

We seek the truth, and we speak the truth

Responsibility:

We act on what we know is right

Evolution

: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world

Love:

We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for developing Ship Repair and Fabrication strategic and operating plans for the acquisition of raw materials, finished goods, supplies and outside services necessary to support Vigor’s current and forecasted business and future Mergers and Acquisitions. Operating an enterprise wide team across 7 locations, the position will lead the development of innovative sourcing and warehousing strategies; program manage total cost reduction activities; drive efficiencies in warehousing and inventory management; and manage Vigor's overall working relationships with key supplier partners. This position will also provide consultation and technical assistance through Sales, Estimating, Ship Repair, Engineering and Manufacturing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the job's overall responsibilities)

Identify, develop and implement sustainable systematic improvements in, strategic sourcing, pricing and agreement strategies, demand planning, inventory control, and leveraging ERP/MRP system capabilities to increase efficiency and service level for the diverse requirements of Ship Repair and Fabrication businesses.

Identify, develop and implement procedures that align supply chain management services/needs with other functional areas, such as Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Quality Assurance, Engineering and IT. Define, collect and evaluate KPIs to drive improvement within the supply chain organization .

Define and understand internal customer needs. Develop and improves service levels for materials management from inception of PO to issuance of item to production or project. Develop and use KPIs to drive improvements.

Accountable for all company requirements related to procurement, property management, inventory control, warehousing and material tracking. Acts as the gate to ensure all purchases have definable and measurable deliverables and method for verification spelled out in terms.

Establishes common contracts and ensures compliance across business units; determines need for customer contracts; interfaces with operations to assist in determining if volume is significant enough to warrant a national contract.- tracking supplier performance and reporting to customers as required.

Develops industry leading best practice policies and procedures in warehousing, stock purchasing, spot purchasing, inventory control, receiving and storage, issuance and tracking.

Initiates total cost reduction strategies for Ship Repair and Fabrication from preferred supplier base.

Monitors commodity markets to seek opportunities with forecasted sales group. Actively seeks opportunity for multiple unit procurements and options to purchase for follow on units.

Creates a healthy competitive supplier environment by providing clear definable ways for a supplier to increase their sales opportunity with Vigor. Create a SCM strategy for key vendors including a situation-options-strategy-plan to improve Vigor’s strategic advantage for end markets.

Manage and improve material status reporting and provide support to individual projects via regular updates (requisition to check). Align support for projects to meet production schedules and assist in refining project plans to minimize the material on hand and project cash management.

Working knowledge of various material requirements such as NQA-1, ISO, AS9100, AISC, “made in America” provisions, ABS, DNV and Lloyds and its effect on material and service acquisition requirements. Include knowledge of DCAA and DCMA process and compliance.

Intim

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knowledge

of SBA and FAR

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guidelines

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Responsible to manage CAS compliant business systems for procurement and property management and support earned value management as applicable. Ensure compliance and adherence to established policies and seeks allowable methods to improve the efficacy of operations under Government Cost rules. Prepare for and support DCMA audits to maintain qualification and key aspects of compliance.

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ponsible to maintain and administer supplier relationships, information, qualifications, approval and relevant business status.

[DW2]

Establish supplier KPI and review for quality, delivery, reliability, viability, safety as applicable to mitigate risk and improve support and performance for Vigor.

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Responsible to improve the expertise and strategic approach of the SCM team. Trains and supports a team of buyers and inventory and materials management personnel to maintain a highly effective team.

Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the performance of direct reports including buyers, warehouse and shipping and receiving. Establishes performance requirements and personal development targets in line with company purchasing processes and procedures. Regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; takes disciplinary action, up to and including termination to address performance issues in accordance with human resource policies.

Provides leadership and works with subordinates to develop and create a high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the company's objectives and service expectations. Provides leadership and participates in programs and activities that promote workplace diversity and a positive employee relations environment.

Leads the cost management and presentation of reporting results for Variable Overhead. Partners with operations to reduce VOH on a $$/hr basis.

Manages the maintenance function of portable equipment repair (NTS). Equipment includes all portable equipment in nature (leads, hoses, pumps, rigging gear and falls, portable crane baskets and staging). Includes equipment tracking, issuance, inspection, maintenance & engineering records. This service is similar to a rental agency and closely connect to the toolroom and warehouse functions.

Must maintain professional and technical knowledge; activities that facilitate this may include: attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.

JOB

SCOPE:

The person must use sound judgment and independent decision making when carrying out job responsibilities. He/she has the ability to influence and recommend modifying existing work processes. The Director is held accountable for the efficient use of the group’s resources, personnel and otherwise, to meet the business needs across the locations, leading to the overall profitable performance of the group. Lead the Supply Chain Organization as a strategic arm for Vigor. Failure to meet customer expectations could result in significant loss of future business.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Directs

an enterprise wide team across 7 locations

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Reports directly to SVP Production Services but also has accountability to the Senior Business Leadership.

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supported by the purchasing department.

KNOWLEDGE

SKILLS

AND

ABILITIES:

Excellent interpersonal and

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oral and

written for consta

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Must have the analytical ability to identify and research KPIs, problem areas and special requests.

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EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, engineering or equivalent combination of experience and/or education is required.

Minimum ten (10) years increasingly responsible managerial experience with five (5) years supervisory experience in managing the procurement and warehousing of materials and services preferably in heavy or civil construction. Specific experience and knowledge of shipyard operations is preferred. Experience in successfully negotiating high value subcontracts is required. Track record of successfully negotiating claims or disputes preferred. Experience in drafting contracts and/or work specifications is preferred. The person must have experience with accounting and cost accounting systems, material and procurement systems and data processing systems.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

CPM, CPIM, APP or APIC certification helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard. The person may be required to be in production areas in yard and onboard ships. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. He/she must be able to frequently climb inclined stairways and vertical ladders and lift up to 20 pounds. The individual may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work. There may be local travel up to 10% of the time and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While in production areas the person will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Company info

Todd Shipyards Corporation
Website : http://www.toddpacific.com

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