Manager - Supply Chain

Orica - Brownsburg-Chatham, QC (30+ days ago)

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About Orica
Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunneling.

Orica has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders.

The Role - 6939 - Manager - Supply Chain (Brownsburg, QC)
This position leads a regional/site Supply Chain team to ensure customers are safely, reliably and efficiently supplied. The role will work closely with both the Manufacturing plants, Business Management teams and Commercial focusing on operational excellence with the view to be the trusted partner of choice for our customers.

Executes and manages in line with the Global Standards:
Support delivery of Business Management and Supply Chain strategy within Region
Maintain a strong focus on safety, encouraging drive toward best practice and ensuring full compliance
Manage multiple distribution channels
Identify and execute innovative supply chain opportunities to achieve customer delivery commitments
Accountable for 3rd party business management, formalised supplier performance management processes (where applicable) and invoice validation
Input and analysis of Breakaway initiatives as well as other continuous improvement activities affecting procedures and processes for shipping and other logistics activity (Supply Chain Optimisation)
Look for ways to increase efficiency and productivity of warehouse operations and improved accuracy to supply activities, making best use of the tools available
Lead team in all internal audit processes and procedures
Working with Senior Manager - Planning and GDPO to monitor demand requirements from 1-24 months through Sales & Operations Planning processes
Support Procurement team, ensuring Global Procurement Standard processes and procedures are adopted
Work with Logistics Team to execute the Global Transportation Plan to ensure product is moved appropriately to meet demand
Ensure contracts are aligned between Category Management and Global Logistics for all supply activity
Internal quote management for transactional enquiries and ensure full adherence to Orica contract sign off processes tracking spend analysis and reporting
Align and manage team performance to Regional Supply Chain strategy whilst developing individuals through talent succession planning
3-5 direct reports,
This job operates in a professional office environment
Key stakeholders: Group Supply Chain, Regional Supply Chain, Internal Audit, Manufacturing
Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in logistics, supply chain, transportation or a business-related field
MBA preferred
Minimum and 10 years experience in supply chain
Proven influencer able to manage processes across multiple stakeholder groups
Working knowledge of regulations relating to transportation and warehouse operations, coupled with experience with a variety of logistics sourcing strategies

Our Values

Safety is our priority. Always. - The most important thing is that we all return home, safely, every day.
We respect and value all. - Our care for each other, our customers, communities and the environment builds trusted relationships.
Together we succeed. - Collaboration makes us better, individually and collectively.
We act with integrity . - We are open and honest, and we do what is right.
We are committed to excellence . - We take accountability for our business and for delivering outstanding results.
What We Offer
The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization.
Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist.
A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged.
Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth.
Competitive salary packages.