Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
Supply Chain Director
Job Description :
Supply Chain Director – Northern Europe
Flexible (Amsterdam or Hamburg)
Closing Date: 12/04/2021
From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We are the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It is why we trust them with our legacy. And it is why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.
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About the role
A highly visible supply chain leadership role for the full end to end Supply Chain for the hub, and as part of the cluster leadership team. Supply chain involves various processes including demand planning, customer supply, in-country distribution and master data management and customer collaboration. As well as maintaining and enhancing the supply chain relationship with strategic customers and initiating the customer collaboration agenda with European based global customers and local priority customers, at strategic and tactical level.
The Supply Chain Director is accountable for the efficiency of the supply chain, aligned to the strategic imperatives of cash, cost, customer and service.
Key areas of focus
Responsible for full end to end COGS and are seen as a key point of contact for the business
Responsible for the End to End OTC process in-country
Key member of the executive team for Northern Europe and the Continental European Supply Chain leadership team.
Managing the customer base to deliver Diageo competitive advantage
Driving opportunities to reduce Cost of Goods and cost to serve for Diageo year on year
Developing and implementing long term goals in order to ensure efficiency of Supply Chain
Work with the in-country leadership teams to create a platform for team success and ownership of Supply Chain.
Leading a highly skilled team, that manage demand planners, master data coordinators, distribution/logistics team and also customer supply/collaboration leads across multiple geographies/countries.
To be successful in role you will demonstrates leadership when managing customers to maximise Diageo value
You will demonstrate a strong analytical and logical approach to problem solving that generates cost effective and commercially viable solutions. You’ll be a S&OP expert and a business process expert (SAP, APO, Aris etc).
You will have strong end to end supply chain experience and be comfortable navigating and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.
We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.