Manager, Supply Chain Strategy – Ortho Clinical Diagnostics – Rochester, NY, USA
OCD was recently acquired by the Carlyle Group, a highly respected global asset management company, as an independent, freestanding company. With new leadership and accelerated investment in research and development, OCD is well positioned for growth as a leading player in the global diagnostics market, tapping into rising demand for sophisticated medical diagnostic products and services worldwide.
The Career Potential: We are committed to enabling diagnostics to fulfill its vital role in the continuum of care and its importance as the focus of healthcare changes from treating sickness to promoting wellness. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. You will have access to a broad and exciting array of experiences, opportunities and new directions at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That’s something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together. The Opportunity: Reporting to the Director, Global Supply Chain Strategy and Customer Solutions, the Manager, Supply Chain Program Management & Strategy will work closely with a team in a matrixed environment to deliver a transformational, global distribution network. As Supply Chain expert, heshe will drive planning, analysis, implementation and execution of multiple, highly-complex initiatives. Heshe will ensure operational and performance excellence and will lead internal cross-functional teams and external business partners through delivery of key milestone achievements. Heshe will exercise a significant level of independent judgment and execution which directly impacts the operational results of the global supply chain and multiple, global business units. The Responsibilities: * Ensure high productivity, consistent and on-time and in budget delivery of defined supply chain initiatives. * Deliver program management expertise to ensure achievement of key milestones. * Development and delivery of communications to cross functional leadership teams, including but not limited to, project proposalbusiness case, project status, etc.. The Individual: Bachelor’s degree in business or technical discipline required. Advanced degrees including , MBA or MS is a plus. Six Sigma greenblack belt a plus. 10+ years of overall experience required. Expertise in global distribution and transportation required; cold chain and healthcare related distribution experience preferred. Excellent businessfinancial acumen, proficient in leading and setting direction for cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, influence and drive change at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to understand the factors affecting the finances andor operations of suppliers. Excellent global supplier management skills including ability to foster and leverage professional relationships. Ability to identify and solve complex contractual, process and operational business challenges. This role may require up to 15% domestic and international travel. Work closely with 3rd Party supplierspartners.