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Position Summary: The Supply Chain Integration Project Manager is responsible for providing project management expertise that will drive integration, re-engineering and growth initiatives in the Supply Chain function, supporting the US Nestle Health Science business, new brands and acquisitions. This position manages a detailed project plan and facilitates a cross-functional team to ensure on time and successful completion of Operations/Supply Chain projects. This includes both new business acquisition/transition activities as well as new business models for our existing business.
In order to achieve the needed collaboration, this position will need to work closely with the Business Solution Center, Marketing, Sales, Finance and Customers. It will be critical that the position has the skills to work effective under pressure, be an excellent communicator, and reflect a strong service orientation. Some of the key insight to have and build will include skills of SAP order to cash process, customer knowledge, knowledge of other industry solutions, knowledge of acquired company solutions, SAP-APO functionality, and project management experience.
This role will also assist in evaluating new acquisition opportunities and guide the onboarding/transitioning of work to other Supply Chain functions at the appropriate time.
Implement and Manage new processes and planning flows for the new business solutions, brands and integration projects: • Lead/co-lead the supply chain aspects of due diligence, on-boarding and integration activities associated with mergers and acquisitions. • Project oversight for milestone management and communication for Supply Chain key activities.
Implementation and Customization for SAP planning and inventory management for New Business Integrations: • Facilitate and problem solve on necessary standalone solutions for operating plans where necessary • Formalize a specialized monthly business planning process where needed or establish the ways of working for including new business in existing MBP processes. This includes Forecast Reviews, Availability Reviews, Supply Outlooks, and routine weekly inventory publications. • Coordinate the migration of workload from SC Development of some responsibilities to other functions as appropriate and when appropriate after project completion and stability. This includes transferring of activities to Logistics, Demand and Supply Planning, Master Data, Contract Manufacturing, Customer Service, and Procurement.
Implement and Manage projects for ongoing business continuity, savings, and issue resolution: • Multi-function large projects affecting multiple areas of supply chain and requiring coordination to keep all actions and responsibilities clearly assigned. • Evaluation and Exploration of Insourcing and CoMan source changes • Lead teams on projects to explore cost savings opportunities • Support escalated issues as needed to facilitate cross-functional discussions and resolve short-term and urgent problems • Identify, share, and implement key learnings to enable continuous improvement of project plan framework (critical path) and contribute to the project management team’s on-going learning. • Drive cross-functional collaboration through clear and timely communication at all levels of the organization.
Experience and Education Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field • 5+ years of experience with Supply Chain roles • 5+ years in Project Management experience and/or certification • Roles in one of the functions across Generating Demand or other Ensuring Supply areas of: Sales / Marketing; Technical & Production; Customer Service; Demand & Supply Planning; Supply Chain Development; Procurement; Physical Logistics
Preferred Skills: • Strong Service Orientation • Experience with Project Management within Supply Chain functions • Experience of implementing processes and systems to improve organization and working methods • Strong analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data and build quantitative models of business problems • Establish self as a leader by displaying problem solving and ability to reflect the needs of all stakeholders in the final deliverable. • Excellent oral and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities, effective inter-personal skills, and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels. • Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities. • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer. • Self-motivated with the ability to overcome obstacles and drive resolution to issues. • Detail oriented, well organized and methodical in analysis and execution.
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