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Vice President, Supply Chain

Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at--- dovercorporation.com .--- We're looking for a Vice President of Global Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer to drive operational excellence across Dover Corp.'s supply chain by developing and executing an enterprise-wide strategy focused on the responsive and efficient procurement of high-quality, cost-competitive goods and services used across the our operating companies. Reporting to Dover Corp.'s Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President, Global Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer is a key member of our enterprise operations executive team and leads an organization of 60 professionals in a fast-paced, global environment. The Vice President, Global Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer will have specific responsibility for reducing material cost of direct and indirect goods and services, while improving quality, optimizing supplier delivery performance; maximizing inventory utilization; and choosing the suppliers to provide the best technical solutions to support Dover Corp's sustained growth and profitability. Additionally, the Vice President, Global Supply Chain/Chief Supply Chain Officer will evaluate and execute large-scale initiatives designed to drive "breakthrough" change in our global procurement, and continue efforts to harmonize our supply chain efforts with our "0DOVER" enterprise operational excellence strategy. This role has career runway to senior functional and P&L leadership roles across Dover Corp. and our operating companies. Specific Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Dover enterprise and operating company leadership to develop and execute a strategic supply chain roadmap;
  • Develop key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the global supply chain operation and drive continuous improvement;
  • Ensure the strategic management of supplier performance;
  • Lead material planning to achieve target inventory turnover while minimizing negative customer impacts due to material shortage or delays;
  • Oversee domestic and international sourcing to support local and global material needs in the most cost-effective manner possible;
  • Lead the assessment and potential execution of novel, large-scale initiatives designed to drive "breakthrough" impact in Dover's supply chain;
  • Oversee global logistics and ensure cost-effective, timely inbound material transportation, while also developing and deploying countermeasures to mitigate global logistics challenges;
  • Continue efforts to harmonize certain components of our supply chain efforts with our "0DOVER" enterprise operational excellence strategy;
  • Develop and manage supply chain processes and practices to meet current and future environmental or regulations, while meeting Dover's business objectives;
  • Analyze and design the right mix of technology solutions across the supply chain;
  • Manage, develop and inspire a world-class supply chain team. Experience & Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, operations, business, engineering or a related area; MBA highly preferred;
    • Minimum of 15 years of supply chain experience in a multi-billion dollar, complex, global manufacturing company, with at least five years in a leadership role;
    • Demonstrated experience developing, deploying and executing supply chain strategies in a decentralized global organization;
    • Demonstrated ideation in optimizing supply chain performance through the creation of new processes, adoption of new technologies and deployment of standard tools;
    • Ability operate at both a deeply tactical level and strategic level as the nature of the priorities change;
    • Ability to assess supply chain risks proactively and collaborate with operating companies to mitigate identified risk;
    • Robust understanding of manufacturing ERPs, MRPs and supply chain planning systems and using analytics to optimize a supply chain function;
    • Prior experience in the procurement of metals, fabricated components, electronics and plastics is a plus;
    • Multi-region or global experience is a plus;
    • Demonstrated success using lean tools and methodologies to optimize a global supply chain function;
    • Demonstrated ability to drive change and impact by influence and without lines of formal authority;
    • An inclusive leadership style and the ability to engage and communicate with all levels of the organization, from the C-suite to the shop floor;
    • An analytical thought process; leveraging data to make decisions regarding deployment of resources, while enhancing the ability to manage remotely;
    • Success leading and developing a team of world-class supply chain professionals;
    • A demonstrated commitment to the highest levels of ethics and integrity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Keywords: Dover Corporation, Downers Grove , Vice President, Supply Chain, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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