Manager External Manufactures Supply Integration in Zug

Zug, Zug
Life Sciences
Charlotte de Keersmaecker, Zürich Professionals IT
058 201 56 40
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Randstad is currently looking for an External Manufactures Supply Integration Manager to support their client on a project until the end of 2017. Work location will be in Zug, Switzerland. 

The Manager, EM Supply Integration will be responsible for about 30 global suppliers in support of approximately $25MM to $50MM or more in spend for the client. This spend is medium to high complexity in nature and requires a collaboration with key stakeholders within the business to execute. The Manager will be responsible for implementing the strategic initiatives for products produced at External Manufacturers. 

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

- Develop and drive the External Manufacturing vision for, with and through the stakeholder community 
- Own relationship with medium to high complexity suppliers:
Monitor performance, develop and lead regular performance reviews (CS&OP, CIP execution, QBR, Planning, Quality reviews, etc.)
- Assess existing global supplier footprints and product supply opportunity
- Perform analysis of investments required to support recurring cost reductions and business growth for supplier sites 
- Interface directly with CEO’s and other supplier leadership to assure alignment of the client's objectives are
met, including quality, reliability, innovation and cost; Conduct additional negotiations, if required 
- Develop Ops Plans (incl. budgets, volume planning, etc.) with EM sites; Ensure alignment on the outcomes with key internal partners; 
Identify potential Quality/Regulatory, Technical and/or Supply Chain challenges.
- Develop, implement and lead proactive change and risk management processes for suppliers 
- Deliver on financial, service, reliability, quality, and growth commitments 
- Own New Product Introduction process with EMs; Plan and direct NPIs with key internal stakeholder
- Escalate issues that may impact the Global Procurement organization 

Structure of this position (Percentage of time spent)

35% : Business Engagement: Proactively and independently engages Vice President level stakeholders and below; Serves as a point of escalation for issues; Brings resolution to issues 
35% : Supplier Management: Implements supplier management methodology with medium to high criticality suppliers 
30%: Procurement – Other External Operations (reliability, KPI’s): Provides overall site management; Serves as a point of escalation for issues 

Required Experience and Qualification

- Required Minimum Education: Bachelor or Equivalent 
- Required Years of Related Experience: 7+ Years 

- Education – CPSM, CSCP, CPIM, PMP, or other certification or relevant experience preferred 
- Fluent English, any other language is an asset 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core Procurement experience desired
- Strong operations and supply chain experience required 
- Strong leadership, communication, influencing and collaboration skills are required 
- Ability to show judgment in developing new approaches and resolving issues 
- Strong project management skills 
- Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information 


If you'd like to hear more about this position, click on the apply button or reach out directly to Charlotte De Keersmaecker on or +41 78 769 029


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