Director – Supply Chain Strategy And Optimization

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Posted by: Koch Industries on Jul 11, 2018



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Director - Supply Chain Strategy and Optimization
We are seeking a dynamic person to lead the Supply Chain Strategy team for the Consumer Products Group at our headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. This role will report to the Chief Supply Chain Officer and be the leader of a team that is responsible for developing and implementing supply chain strategies and optimization projects across the Georgia Pacific Consumer Products value stream (plan, source, make, deliver, return) to achieve cost savings and cash flow improvements while delivering a superior customer experience and building a platform for growth. The role will manage strategic direction on supply chain projects, lead customer facing initiatives and be the architect for designing the future supply chain for our multi billion-dollar consumer business. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: developing new models for service (product availability, delivery performance and perfect order), innovative solutions to support business growth, employing tools, analytics enhancements and inventory strategies, and driving overall supply chain cost optimization.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Design and implement the Supply Chain strategic roadmap Develop and implement the future supply chain strategy Provide strategic direction to support optimising the supply chain network Develop supply chain strategies to enable go to market strategies for the customers of the future, i.e. Omni-channel demand Ensure key metric reporting is in place and lead reports in providing root cause analysis and continuous improvement solutions Develop cost, performance and service models to develop fact based solutions across the Consumer Products Group, including but not limited to: inventory, SKU velocity, transportation, reverse logistics, logistics network analysis (LNA) and business climate analysis. Identify and implement technologies to drive transformation and innovation within Supply Chain. Develop relationships in Industry groups to determine benchmarks and best practice methods Use segmentation, supported by activity-based cost-to-serve analytics, to align supply chain offerings with customer needs to increase both margin and customer service levels Identify, train and attract talent both internally and externally Create project portfolio and manage third parties for strategic consulting Drive customer & vendor collaboration to develop business models to work optimally with customers and vendors by sharing information, aligning strategies and business policies, and aligning lead times, order multiples, and costs Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree 10-15 Years progressive experience in Supply Chain Management with a proven background in complex project management Strong supply chain and business acumen Proven success in defining and implementing Supply Chain Strategy Successful talent development Change Management champion Preferred Qualifications and Experience

Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Finance MBA in Supply Chain or Finance/ MA in Engineering or Science Role leading Supply Chain transformational change Track record of leading cross-functional complex projects and effective continuous improvement End to end Supply Chain experience with a deep and broad knowledge in Planning, Logistics and Manufacturing Previous experience in Consumer Goods Management consulting experience is advantageous Previous experience implementing SAP and other supply chain technology tools Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
Certifications and Technical Requirements

A strong affinity for Supply Chain technologies MS Office APICS certification is a plus Experience with network modeling software Competencies Well developed quantitative and analytical skills Strong project management ability; executes projects that achieve target values Ability to process complex financial and business case information Leadership through influence and aligns resources with relevant projects An ability to build cross functional consensus A desire and ability to find effective solutions to challenges using experience knowledge and technologies Exceptional communication skills with the ability to simplify complex processes and results and present ideas in a clear and concise manner An ability to build strong and sustainable relationships cross functionally across the business Champions the organisations values and reflects those values in day to day leadership and relationship development

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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About Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries, Inc., based in Wichita, Kansas, owns a diverse group of companies that employ 130,000 people worldwide and are engaged in trading, investment and operations around the world. Koch Industries and its affiliates are involved in petroleum, asphalt, natural gas, gas liquids, chemicals, plastics, chemical technology products, asphalt products, mineral, fertilizers, ranching, pipeline operations and finance businesses, as well as a host of new, technology-oriented ventures. Visit our homepage at and submit your resume online in our Veterans Career Section ( You may also email your resume to

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