We are seeking a talented, hands-on Director, Global Supply Chain who will be responsible for developing and leading the implementation of a comprehensive procurement, logistics, inventory management and distribution plan in support of a multi-year growth plan. In partnership with the President, Director of Operations and Chief Financial Officer, the Director, Global Supply Chain, will play a key role in synchronizing a highly efficient supply chain experiencing an increasingly complex flow of products, information and funds, as well as a higher volume of orders, shipments and deliveries directly affecting the company’s efficiency and profitability.
As a member of New York Packaging Senior Leadership Team, the Director, Global Supply Chain, will play a critical role in the overall success of the company. The Director, Global Supply Chain, will report directly to the President and will be based on Long Island in our New Hyde Park, NY offices – 30 minutes from Penn Station in Manhattan, NYC.
Lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive logistics, distribution, inventory management, demand planning and procurement Global Supply Chain plan that incorporates best in class systems to deliver the objectives of New York Packaging’s strategic growth plan
Develop and implement documentation and procedures which ensure consistent implementation of the Global Supply Chain plan
In partnership with the President, manage the network of Asian suppliers and ensure quality, cost effectiveness and on-time delivery
In partnership with the President, Director of Operations and Chief Financial Officer, develop the capabilities of staff across departments in standardizing processes and procedures
Develop a dashboard of key performance indicators of the Global Supply Chain
Lead the implementation of distribution best practices such as systems integration and optimization, shipping and distribution optimization, inventory control and demand planning
Effectively resolve problems in the Global Supply Chain
Ensure that proper procedures and practices, documentation, training and audits are in place to drive adherence to procedures, leading to consistently improving performance, high quality and customer satisfaction and retention
Lead the review and evaluation of manufacturing, shipping, transport and distribution suppliers in the Global Supply Chain.
Manage, analyze, create reports, and develop recommendations to improve the key metrics of the Global Supply Chain
Lead projects as directed by the President
Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, Engineering and Supply Chain Management, or MBA with relevant focus.
7-10 years of global supply chain management experience with significant focus on Asian sourcing and logistics
Professional fluency in Mandarin a plus
Highly experienced in redesigning a supply chain function to meet significant growth expectations
Excel in project management; familiarity with project management software packages
Outstanding ability and rigor in managing supply and demand forecasting and distribution execution, focused on customer satisfaction and efficiency
Excellent influencing, cooperation, and negotiation skills and the ability to use them appropriately
Hands-on and pro-active
Outstanding track record in inventory management and information systems integration that support a complex just-in-time distribution organization
Pragmatic in data- based decision- making and in the development of a vision focused on balancing tactical and strategic issues and considerations
Outstanding judgment, initiative, prioritization and follow-through in a fast- paced, customer-driven environment
Self-motivated, able to work independently, manage time and hit deadlines with calmness under pressure
Excellent written, oral and presentation skills with a desire and proven ability to communicate with people at all levels across international cultures
Thoughtful with strong active listening skills
Outstanding business acumen, supporting the achievement of organizational objectives on thoughtful, data-driven decision- making
Anticipatory and resourceful
Superior computer literacy: Microsoft Office Suite and function specific software.
Occasional national and international travel
There are many fantastic benefits to a career at a growth company like New York Packaging. In addition to working to as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, New York Packaging offers its staff a business casual, focused and team-oriented work environment
In addition, New York Packaging offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including generous health care insurance and paid time-off.
Join an organization where you can make a significant difference in a lead role. New York Packaging conducts background checks and computer literacy tests for final candidates for this position. Please forward your resume as well as a cover letter with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Director, Global SupplyChain.
New York Packaging and Redi-Bag USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more than 60 years, New York Packaging and Redi Bag, USA has been the premier manufacturer, wholesale distributor and innovator in custom plastic bags and other packaging products for a growing number of customers. Founded in Brooklyn, New York Packaging became the first plastic manufacturer in the United States and, as early as 1963, established strategic alliances with key Asian plastic pion...eers. Over time, the company became an importer of a wide range of products to support its growth, the multiple needs of its customers and an array of customized products – many of them patented.
Over decades, New York Packaging and Redi Bag’s USA has established strong relationships with its Asian supplier network. In addition, the company’s in-depth understanding of production processes, cost efficiencies and logistics form the basis of significant competitive advantages, and position New York Packaging as the low-cost, reliable, consistent and customer- focused leader in the industry, benefiting well-known, blue companies with superior products and unmatched service. For more information, please visit our website at: www.newyorkpackaging.com.