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  • Job reference: RMS0130396

Supply Chain Optimization Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Identify and implement, through project work, supply chain design for the client that maximize business value growth, economic profit, cash flow and customer service.
1. Identify, assess, and optimize the material flow and risk trade-offs across the supply chain at a tactical or strategic level (inventory, purchasing costs, production costs, logistics costs, product quality, asset utilization, productivity and customer service).
2. Optimize or design supply chain infrastructures (distribution networks, plant locations, outsourcing).
3. Identify and assist in the implementation of optimum inventory levels that balance costs with business strategic initiatives.
4. Participate on supply chain strategy development, including customer/product mix analysis, customer/product segmentation, channels-to-market, capital investment, and sourcing decisions.
5. Optimize or lead the development of supply chain work processes, business rules, and establish metrics in the areas of forecasting/demand planning, production planning, inventory management, order fulfilment and the S&OP process.
6. Apply supply chain most effective technology (MET) and best practices during business projects.
7. Support the design and optimization of supply chains through the use of optimization tools (linear programming, spread sheet analysis).
8. Test supply chain design scenarios, process variability and trade-offs through modelling techniques (simulation).
9. Act as an emerging or knowledgeable contact in the areas of project management, supply chain optimization tools, approaches and methods.
10. Participate on or lead cross-functional team projects and provide support and expertise in supply chain operations technology (distribution equipment, packaging materials and packaging equipment design).
11. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/ manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management.
• APICS certification recommended.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Quality or Work
• Timeliness
• Safety Conscious
• Process Compliance
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