• Supply Chain & Operations Direct Materials Manager

    AccenturePhoenix, AZ 85067

    Job #1696405695

  • Title: Supply Chain & Operations Direct Materials Manager

    Location: Negotiable

    Travel: 80%

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    Supply Chain and Operations professionals house individuals who help clients develop strategies and operating models that integrate fulfillment functions within an organization, as well as connect suppliers and customers across the extended supply chain.

    As a sourcing and procurement professional within the Supply Chain & Operations group , you've got the real-life experience and analytical know-how in one or several manufacturing industries and associated Direct Material Categories to reduce product complexity, optimize supply chain risk exposure, increase supplier resiliency long-term profitability.? Experienced in the Supply Chain SCOR model structure and associated impacts on Direct Material quality, cost, and delivery metrics.

    Job Description:

    A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

    • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.

    • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.

    • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or executive management levels at a client and/or within Accenture

    • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.

    • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.

    • Manages teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

    • Ability to flex between projects and showcase critical thinking skills.

    Travel:

    For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

    Basic Qualifications :

    • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in Direct Materials Procurement or COGs related cost takeout initiatives

    • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in an external consulting firm or industry and operating at the Senior Manager equivalent

    • Minimum 4 years of experience in project management /team management experience

    • Bachelor's Degree Required

    Preferred Skills:

    • You have the proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

    • You excel in building and developing relationships, overseeing complex programs, and demonstrating leadership

    • Able to include decisions in a cross-functional environment (e.g. Executive Leadership, Sales, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Supply Chain, Suppliers)

    • You've earned an MBA or equivalent graduate degree

    • You have a functional-level understanding of technology solutions

    • You have experience leading COGs Cost takeout initiatives - utilizing various technical and commercial levers including complex sourcing, fact-based negotiation, should-cost modelling, tear-down, design to cost principles, specification rationalization

    • You have experience in driving Digital disruption for the procurement function utilizing technologies like RPA, AI, Blockchain, amongst others

    • You have exposure to Mergers & Acquisition - clean room-based synergy identification and PMI execution

    • You have exposure to Responsible Procurement - redefining, executing, and monitoring performance against environmental, social and corporate governance targets

    Professional Skill Requirements :

    • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

    • Desire to work in an information systems environment

    • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

    • Excellent leadership and management skills

    As required by the?Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $117,000-$170,0 and information on benefits offered is here. (~~~)

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