Director Supply Chain in Corona, CA at CIRCOR

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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LOCATION:   Corona, CA

DIRECT REPORTING:  Sr. Director Site Operations



The Supply Chain Director main responsibility is to develop and achieve an overall Supply Chain Management Plan in line with business objectives, and strategic business plan


Principal Activities

  • Design and implement improvements to Supply Chain to support business growth and improvement strategies. Continues focus on responsiveness to customers and reduce operating expenses and working capital
  • Accountable for Planning, Sourcing, Supplier Quality, Purchasing and Stock room Functions/teams for delivering Supply chain objectives while ensuring continued Talent Development in the Organization as the Business evolves
  • Lead Sales, Inventory, Operations & Planning for the Organization and ensure the Sales/Financial Forecasts are accurate followed by 100% execution to the SIOP Plan
  • Develop inventory management strategies and programs to ensure maximum inventory turns, best price, high quality and consistent support to manufacturing
  • Work with manufacturing to rationalize outsourcing and in-sourcing activities as it relates to New Products from an Industrialization Standpoint and sustaining products from a Cost reduction/simplification stand point
  • Design and implement a Global Sourcing Strategy that supports Business growth objectives and in line with the overall A&D Group Supply Chain Objectives
  • Drive Synergies from a Sourcing (Supplier Rationalization), Process and Tools by close collaboration with Group Supply Chain
  • Management of the business unit logistics function including developing and maintaining inventory controls
  • Reviews and ensures that the appropriate financial metrics are monitored, and proper fiscal controls are in place to maximize cost savings throughout the function
  • Develop in conjunction with Operations the department operating budgets consistent with goals and objectives and corporate plans
  • Develop and establish improved controls and reporting systems to provide accurate information as to accomplishments, progress, performance, capabilities in controlling expenditures, savings, etc.
  • Attend management conferences and training programs.  Keep abreast of trends and improvements in the field of Supply Chain through appropriate publications and outside affiliations
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as responsibilities necessitate. Assist in the general management of the business
  • Maintain the professional atmosphere and capability of the department.  Enforce the very highest ethical standards


Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize, balance, and manage multiple efforts with strong results/goal orientation.  Uses time effectively, prioritizes and organizes work flow; can orchestrate multiple activities at once. Agility and personal adaptability with the ability to successfully management multiple priorities with a high sense of urgency in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Solid analytical skills and solution-driven thinking; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
  • Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Builds bridges and connections. Is easy to approach and talk to; is a good listener; relates well to all people throughout the organization. Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; keeps confidences; admits mistakes. Follows through on commitments.  Honest and candid.
  • Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; strives for continuous improvement of self and processes.
  • Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy; enjoys challenges; drives for results. Versatility, flexibility and a wiliness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey information and ideas in a variety of media
  • Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work. 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (Possibly a business qualification: MBA) 
  • 10 Years supply chain management experience
  • Minimum 5 years of People Management Experience
  • Experience of ERP/MRP systems as appropriate
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification or experience


CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities


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