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Senior Director, Supply Chain AMER CHI

Supply Chain Senior Director AMER CHI

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents.

While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it.

Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people.

In exchange, we let our people own their careers.

Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world.

And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The director supply chain AMER capsules supports both the CHN and CDS business units by coordinating the AMER Sales, Inventory and Operating Process, designing and executing the sourcing plans, ensuring timely and efficient deployment of capsule technology and capacity, optimizing the end-to-end order execution and fulfillment, and designing customer-facing value-add solutions related to supply and operations.  This position will lead through all facets of supply chain management, including purchasing, logistics, warehousing, inventory management, material forecasting, capacity planning and sourcing, master scheduling, inventory control and financial costing.

Key responsibilities:

* Designs, implements and drives the AMER S&OP processes for both CHN and CDS for the capsule businesses. 

* Schedules production, forecasts/analyzes demand, analyzes inventory, and troubleshoots issues affecting the supply chain. 

* Interfaces  with operations for capital and capacity projects related to this process.

* Leads efforts to generate and implement Supply Chain strategies to ensure continuous flow of materials to support, to optimize the AMER business processes, and to assure flawless end-to-end order execution. 

* Optimizes supply chain across the AMER network by coordinating the supply chain organizations of the manufacturing sites and distribution centers.

* Develops tactical plans for improving productivity, quality and efficiency of operations in order to support the strategic goals of both CHN and CDS.

* Assures direct material mgt in order to support the demand and production plans.

* Designs and implements customer-facing value solutions to optimize security of supply, delivery performance and sales expansion, and to strengthen the competitive position for both CHN and CDS.

Perform other duties as assigned. 

 Key requirements:

* BS/ BA engineering degree, or equivalent, MBA preferred.

* Significant experience in Supply Chain Management.

* Intermediate experience in people leadership.

* Project management, end-to-end capsule operations, P/L experience preferred.

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Ability to manage teams and lead colleagues in the completion of goals.

* Must be able to interact with colleagues at all levels of the business.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people.

For us, this is not only a great privilege, bu...