VP Supply Chain
Reaction Search International - Congers, NY

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Vice President of Supply Chain

Congers NY

Company Overview

Our client is one of the leading worldwide operations in the creation, development, and production of make up for the cosmetic industry’s major international players.

In the 80’s the company’s position as an outsourcer began to take shape and distinguished them from the traditional outside contractor due to the extensive range of products offered. In 2000, production was moved directly into the US market, with the opening of a plant in New York. This, as well as the further strengthening of its industrial capacity, helped consolidate the company’s position in foreign markets.

Position Overview

Develop and execute a Supply Chain Strategy that supports the overall goals of the organization. The position is responsible for the areas of Procurement, Planning, and Warehouse.

Reports to: General Manager

Essential functions and basic duties:
Develop and implement strategies that support and meet the organization’s goals, performance objectives, and client expectations
· Provide for the continuous education of personnel in all departments that fall within the Supply Chain organization in Supply Chain processes as well as overall leadership and management skills
· Establish both short and long term goals in the areas of quality, cost, and service
· Collaborate closely with leaders in other areas to ensure alignment in support of the organization’s goals
· Participate in strategic meetings in order to provide input as related to production, logistics capabilities, supplier capabilities, and inventory management
· Provide reporting and recommendations for internal and external manufacturing management, suppliers, and internal and external logistics operations that focus on achieving goals
· Develop and execute annual budgets and plans
· Develop strong relationships with all suppliers of materials and services related to the Supply Chain
· Member of the Executive Team
· Participate in Staff Meetings
· Must be able to travel as required ( roughly 25%)
Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred. Advanced education in Inventory Management, Lean/Six Sigma, or Operational Planning is a plus.
· Knowledge in:
- Knowledge of Supply Chain execution.
- Comprehensive background in leadership positions in the Supply Chain disciplines.
- Understanding of financial systems and cost management.
- Experience in developing and managing relations with suppliers.
· A
minimum of 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, with 5 years in a key leadership role.
· Experience in the Cosmetics Industry desirable
· Demonstrated successful organizational and project management skills
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills
· Strong Microsoft Office skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to successfully manage multiple teams
· Ability to interact with all levels of the company
A training program will be offered to cover the mission, vision, and policies of the company, as well as all procedures relating to the position.