Global Supply Chain Associate Director (641930)
Zimmer Biomet

Warsaw, Indiana

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Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

The Global Supply Chain Associate Director is responsible for coaching/governing/aiding in continuous improvements of forecasting, planning and purchasing functions along with distribution of products to the field. It requires directing and coordinating these functions to optimize division goals for inventory, manufacturing utilization, customer service, and standard cost.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Insure forecast and planning schedule maximize customer service levels and manufacturing productivity.
  • Minimize/reduce inventory ( DOH) to meet budgeted goals.
  • Continually improve material flow from supplier, through facility, to end customer for maximum efficiency.
  • Insure that quality materials are purchased on a timely basis, in appropriate quantities and at fair prices.
  • Foster cooperation and effective communications between the supply chain group and the balance of the organization.
  • Insure that customer orders are shipped in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Insure that intra company material distribution occurs in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Insure that all departmental procedure are consistent with G.M.P's, Z.P.O's and Corporate Policies.
  • Identify and address opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Prepare and monitor annual budgets for Planning, Purchasing
  • Responsible for identifying, evaluating and developing Supply Chain Management staff and establishing a Succession Plan.
  • Responsibility for process integration with Demand Management and the IBP Process.
Expected Areas of Competence
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of the entire Supply Chain.
  • Ability to operate independently and use judgment for high impact decisions.
  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication and presentation skills, ability to interact with senior management.
  • Requires analytical and managerial abilities.
  • Understands strategic cost issues and uses range of techniques for cost reduction to meet targets.
  • Identifies alternative courses of action before choosing an approach; makes timely decisions in the best interest of the company and is willing to make decisions in uncertain conditions.
  • Understands markets and interacts with marketing to manage forecasting and improve accuracy.
  • Ability to manage people and delegate responsibilities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are a must; position requires interaction with a wide range of both internal and external personnel.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • A minimum of a minimum Bachelor's Degree in Business is required
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in the following related areas is required: Purchasing, Planning, Forecasting, Shipping, Receiving, Warehousing and Manufacturing, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of managerial experience is required
  • CPM, CPIM or CSCP certification is preferred.
Travel Requirements
  • Up to 10%.
Additional Information

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.


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