Director - Supply Chain at Wheels

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Alpharetta, Georgia





Job Description:


Job Description:




JOB OVERVIEW
The Director, Supply Chain, Strategic Programs will be responsible for coaching, mentoring and leading a
client and supplier facing team responsible for vendor activation, supplier contract review, execution and
setup, lifecycle vendor and supply chain management activities as well as internal and external
inquiry/issue resolution. The Director will work closely with leadership, peers, the team and the business
to ensure that the strategic operations and program responsibilities are met and ensure the client
experience is at the standards required for the program. The Director will be responsible for aligning
processes, roles and responsibilities, and supplier requirements with the program strategic plan, and
enhancing relationships with key stakeholders from the client and strategic suppliers.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Work with leadership to enhance and implement the strategic plan for the future of the program
and the team
• Attend daily status calls with client as the supply chain program leader, to position the team and
take responsibility for supplier and team deliverable completion
• Ensure all supplier reporting is received on time and is accurate for the program
• Use agile methodology to lead the supply chain program and the team, assigning roles and
responsibilities that will shift with the agile nature if the program
• Meet regularly with key client stakeholders to ensure that the needs of the supply chain program
are being met and to ensure Wheels has a strategic advantage as a partner
• Ensure that the supply chain is effectively supporting the requirements of the program
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• Meet regularly with senior leaders from our suppliers to ensure that key relationships are
established for client escalations and escalation of performance issues
• Identify and clear bottlenecks within the team and within the business related to the program, and
implement process improvement for those areas
• Work closely with leadership, peers, direct reports and the business to ensure that all project
requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track
• Contribute to status reports, performance/SLA documents and white papers for executive, team
leadership and client review
• Manage multiple large initiatives and several smaller projects concurrently
• Ensure adherence to quality standards for program output and project deliverables
• Work with project managers/IT and the business to monitor cost, schedule, and performance of
projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program
• Communicates with senior and executive leadership and functional area managers regarding
status of the program and specific projects.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
• Coach, mentor and lead a team of 10+ supply chain managers and specialists responsible for
program operations, supply chain management and client success
• This position's leadership responsibilities involve demonstrating ethics and integrity, developing
adaptability, displaying drive and purpose and exhibiting leadership stature internally and
externally, while leading a large team and strategic program.
COMPETENCIES - SKILLS
• Ability to simultaneously and effectively coordinate multiple efforts, various cross functional teams
and individuals.
• Strong facilitation and communication/influence skills at various organizational levels in the
business and with clients.
• Strong interpersonal skills to evoke commitment from team and stakeholder.
• Strong coaching and mentoring skills to lead and motivate a strategic team
• Resolve conflicts, plan strategically, and effectively manage time for self and team
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor's Degree required. Master's degree strongly preferred.
• 10+ years of successful supply chain management and client facing experience, working with
senior level stakeholders
• Excellent communication (verbal, written), problem solving and decision-making skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio) tools.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
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Work Environment:
This position is in Alpharetta, GA or Des Plaines, IL and operates in a professional office environment.
This position is also available remotely in Nashville, TN or Chattanooga, TN with requirements of travel
up to 30% into the Alpharetta, GA office.
Positions Type/Standard Schedule: This is a Full-time position and hours of work are Monday through
Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Travel: Travel: Travel up to 50% is expected with this position.
Physical Demands: Speak, hear, and see, and to use hand and fingers for computer keyboard and
phone. Sit or stand for extended periods of time. Reach above head to pull paper attachments.
DISCLAIMER
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities,
duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.




EEO Statement



Wheels is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.


Wheels is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Wheels is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


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