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Executive Director, Durham Supply Chain Management Lead

Company: MSD Malaysia
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Executive Director, Durham Supply Chain Management Lead page is loaded Executive Director, Durham Supply Chain Management Lead Apply locations USA - North Carolina - Durham (Treyburn) time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R241157 Job DescriptionOur Supply Chain team ensures inventory is consistently available to meet customer demand. We coordinate all aspects of supply through supply planning, sourcing, making, inventory management, packaging and delivery. We partner across the Marketing, Finance and Manufacturing organizations to build a robust demand and supply plan and ensure we get products to the right customer, at the place, at the right time.The scope of the Executive Director, Supply Chain and Operations includes responsibility for Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management, Site COMET Data Management, MPS, Learning and Development, Weigh and Dispense operations, Digital Transformation, Knowledge Management and Site Strategy implementation and execution at Durham.The Executive Director Supply Chain and Operations works with the Focus Factory and IPT Leaders driving end-to-end accountability and connection to customers and suppliers to optimize supply chain performance. In addition, the role supports the new investments at the Durham sites included, but not limited to HPV, CMV, QO Labs Expansion and the feasibility studies into BCG facilities and the COVID19 Vaccine Drug Substance from the design concept phases all the way up to commissioning and later operationalization. - The Executive Director Supply Chain and Operations reports solid line report to the Durham Plant Manager. The Executive Director Supply Chain and Operations will partner collaboratively and leverage the above site organizations such as Supply Chain, Procurement, Global MPS, Global Logistics, Global Learning and Development, GES, Digital Transformation organizations to ensure alignment of Supply Chain and Operations activities across our company's Manufacturing Division.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Supply Chain CoE at the Plant and represents this area on the Site Leadership Team.
  • Accountable for achieving the process outcomes for Demand Management, Planning Scheduling, Export, Artwork Development and Change Management and Inventory Management Stewardship. In addition, is responsible for S&OP and LROP at the site and the primary contact for above site S&OP and LROP.
  • Manages a team of Site Warehousing and Logistics Professionals and is responsible for the Durham Site Logistics Operations, including material receipt, supply to production areas, all warehouse operations, shipping (domestic and export), foreign trade zone operation and reporting, trade compliance, and capital planning and project management. Owns budget forecast and delivery, value capture support, and resource management. Interacts with all levels and functions of site management and Global Logistics including site planning to drive optimal logistics flow and efficiencies, and to deliver site metric performance related to supply, service, and compliance. Partner with other global supply sites to understand best practices and drive optimal performance across all nodes of the supply chain
  • The Executive Director Supply Chain and Operations manages a team of Site Learning and Development Professionals to support alignment of learning strategies with the strategic plans of the division or function, plays a strategic, advisory role as learning business partner to the Plant Manager and Senior Leadership Team. Position Learning & Development as a strategic lever in enabling the success of Manufacturing the Future Strategy, and performance of the Site.
  • Manages a team of Site MPS Professionals to support manufacturing IPTs and functions within the site. Partners with and consult functional leaders, plant manager and the site leadership teams to develop plans and execute performance improvement activities. Develops Lean management and people development processes and plans. Manages end-to-end process improvements and projects to drive results and realize intended business benefits. Provide teaching and coaching to effectively transfer Lean skills into the organization for the development of Lean Leaders
  • Responsible for designing and implementing a new organization and team for the Weigh and Dispense operations for all manufacturing at the Durham sites including VMF, CMV, HPV, and other planned future needs.
  • Leverage the Manufacturing Division's Knowledge Management -CoE to help identify site needs and opportunities to improve and promote knowledge flow with a focus on key products and processes that enabler product realization activities, from commercialization, launch, & supply (e.g. capture of tacit knowledge, technology transfers, investigations, etc.). Leverage Manufacturing KM strategic imperatives to ensure site knowledge is managed as an asset for business continuity, foster collaboration, ensure connectivity and enable the greatest value from project and site knowledge.
  • Leverage the Manufacturing Division's Digital Transformation CoE to help identify site needs and opportunities to lead the Digital Transformation efforts for the site. Will establish an ecosystem of innovation where digital solutions are identified to achieve growth objectives and embrace experimentation while never compromising safety or quality. Leads the building of site's organizational digital capabilities to drive business results. Professional Competencies:Business Acumen and Financial Management
    • In-depth knowledge of our company's financial systems (budgets, expenses, product standards and variances.)
    • Creates awareness of cost levers from Tier 5 to Tier1, driving productivity at all levels.Strategic Thinking, Working across Boundaries
      • Thinks and acts beyond one's silo
      • Bridges boundaries across teams, functions, divisions, geographies, external stakeholders, and customers.
      • Practices and sponsors Inclusive Behaviors and mindsets in the flow of work
      • Models behaviors consistent with a Boundary less Organization mindset - Right People, Place, and Time.
      • Ensures a collaborative relationship with IPTs and Quality.Problem Solving
        • Gathers and analyzes data and effectively responds to new, complex, or problematic situations; creates solutions that drive value for our company and our customers, incorporating innovative approaches.
        • Models and teaches scientific problem-solving approaches to group and peers. Hands on coaching of the MPS & SR Integrated toolkit: Lean and Six Sigma tools and techniques, Change Execution Management, Level Load planning at all value stream nodes with rhythm wheels, Standardized work, Scientific problem solving (PDCA,) Inclusion, Value stream mapping, BCCM, Visual factory.Productive Communication
          • Plans and delivers ideas and information to others in a clear and impactful manner.
          • Continuously communicates to align with partners and stakeholders
          • Communicates effectively with direct reports and employees.
          • Communicates a sense of urgency, high performance bars and changes to deliverables in a timely manner with workgroup and stakeholders.
          • Utilize MPS Lean Integrated toolkit (Operating System, Management System, Mindsets and Behaviors,) to analyze and improve business processes enabling behavioral change and sustained business results.Portfolio Management
            • Organizes work efforts by prioritizing tasks, using resources optimally, establishing appropriate deadlines and ensuring on-time delivery and right first time by integrating with partner areas.Technical Competencies (Core SCM Competencies):End-to-end Supply Chain/Value Stream knowledge
              • Deeply understands Product and Business processes, Manufacturing and Packaging Equipment, IPT Stakeholders (internal and external Customers & Suppliers)
              • Responsible for IPT renewal and at-site S&OP process, ensuring accurate demand forecasting for the site and IPT planning processes.
              • Responsible for periodic site Line Design renewal in connection to capacity analysis.S&OP
                • Connect site S&OP process to above site hub/VC S&OP processes.
                • Participates in above-site Supply Chain tier processes.
                • Networks with internal and external stakeholders and customers.Supply Chain Metrics and Continuous Improvement
                  • Demonstrates a lean mindset and drives continuous improvement across the site Supply chain and value streams.
                  • Provide teaching and coaching to build self-sustaining Lean capabilities, realizing on- going, end-to-end business process and system improvement, enabling cultural change across the site Supply Chain.
                  • Lead Warehouse and logistics functions, optimizing product flow, material movement and distributing using optimized transport lanes. Work with the VCL's and VCMT's to understand Product priorities, input and appropriately prioritize into the Site portfolio and feedback to the VCMT's
                  • Responsible for leading site inventory management processes, IQV and discard reduction/avoidance planning, slow moving stock, inventory turns and hold time processes.
                  • Responsible for leading for SKU and artwork rationalization at-site.
                  • Proactively manage component, raw material and WIP inventory to optimize warehouse capacity and resource utilization.
                  • Work with Regional procurement to understand opportunities for cost reduction.Supply Chain Risk and Compliance
                    • Understands and manages SOPs to ensure compliance to internal and external regulatory standards.
                    • Support any EHS or Quality Compliance regulatory audits.
                    • Ensures Safety and Quality policies and guidelines are followed by all colleagues within Supply Chain function.
                    • Ensure Safety Investigations, Quality Investigations and Deviations are fully investigated with actions implemented to continually improve processes and prevent recurrence.
                    • Ensures Quality Systems are developed and maintained, with appropriate management and ownership (including Permanent Inspection Readiness.)
                    • Ensures GMP, Safety and technical training takes place.
                    • Ensure that the right ergonomic design and environmental monitoring is performed.
                    • Knowledgeable in Supply Chain distribution lines and regulatory requirements to enable product transportation.Information Systems Knowledge
                      • Drive the utilization of SAP at the site, support site Inspection readiness with documentation and reports for the Site. Responsible for Master data management and accuracy.
                      • Ownership of Site MRP, Site Master Scheduler, Site Planning processes and ensuring material availability for manufacturing processes (Raw Materials, Components.)Leadership & Managerial:Build Talent
                        • Utilizes standard performance management and talent management processes.
                        • Build diverse talent within the workgroup with the capabilities necessary for future success.
                        • Continuously assess competencies versus future needs and plan to fill gaps
                        • Reward and develop employees to ensure individuals reach their full potential.
                        • Makes tough calls when necessary.
                        • Ensures 100% of employees have an EDP.People Management
                          • Is an experienced Coach and teacher of people.
                          • Demonstrated application of culture and business change methodologies (CEM, Inclusion and BCCM) when realizing site and cross functional process improvement initiatives.
                          • Responsible for the training certification and training records of employees working in the Supply Chain.
                          • Attendance and disability management of employees.
                          • Demonstrates and promotes end-to-end Lean mindset and behaviors.
                          • Demonstrates Inclusion and our company's Leadership behaviors, including integrity, resilience and flexibility.
                          • Ensures team members have the skills and capabilities to do their jobs.
                          • Maintains and develops empowerment.
                          • Ensures regular team communications using the Tier Process.
                          • Oversees conflict resolution
                          • Oversees and carries out Performance Management, Talent Management activities, including EDP's.Education Minimum Requirements:
                            • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain discipline.
                            • Minimum of 20 years of experience post BS. Six Sigma Green belt level as minimum
                            • Preferred: Master's Degree in business administration Preferred Experience and Skills:
                              • Excellent skills using IT applications to organize and analyze date (MS-Access, MS-Excel, Minitab).
                              • Black Belt certification
                              • Experience in operations management, manufacturing, or related disciplines.
                              • Experience in a Vaccines or Sterile pharmaceutical environment.
                              • Understanding and training in Digital Transformation, AI, Business AnalyticsOur Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that's devoted to delivering a high-quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time. -Who we are ---We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.What we look for ---Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTSIn accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.Current Employees apply HERE Current Contingent Workers apply HERE US and Puerto Rico Residents Only: Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process. For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: EEOC Know Your Rights EEOC GINA Supplement Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Learn more about your rights, including under California, Colorado and other US State Acts Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully -
                                Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. -Employee Status:RegularRelocation: Domestic/International VISA Sponsorship:Yes Travel Requirements: 10%Flexible Work Arrangements:HybridShift:1st - DayValid Driving License:NoHazardous Material(s):n/a Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where we have codified our legacy for over a century. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

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