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Director Supply Chain Europe

Industry SectorEngineering, Manufacturing, Services, Transport & Distribution
LocationsNorth West
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted04 January 2018

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As Supply Chain leader for ASCO Europe, this individual strategically and tactically directs the Company supply chain for Europe. Directly manages commodity managers and supplier development while working closely with Operations management, Quality, and Engineering to ensure service levels are consistently high.


• Executes savings and inflation containment initiatives. Leverages Global Sourcing, Negotiation, and Online Bidding. Improves Trade Working Capital through inventory reduction and extending payment terms. 
• Manages Commodity Managers focused on improving return on trade capital and profitability as well as reduce supply risk through the management of the commercial relationships between the Company and its suppliers and vendors. 
• Responsible for managing supplier on-time delivery performance. Identifies root-cause of quality and delivery issues and works with suppliers and Supply Chain team to implement solutions. Identifies candidates for supplier development and consolidation; and creates and implements ASCO sourcing strategy. 
• Oversees all engineering and supplier transitions to minimize quality and service disruptions while balancing the impact on inventory. Controls safety stock rules through ERP. 
• Reports, measures, and communicates performance across various supply chain metrics 
• Establishes, fosters and supports an environment of teamwork across various sites, functional areas, and Emerson businesses. 


• Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering. MBA preferred. 
• Ten years’ relevant experience required. Supply Chain leadership experience preferred. 
• Lean and Supply Chain logistics knowledge required. 
• Position will be located at ASCO Europe facility 

About Emerson
Imagine being surrounded by intelligent, driven, and passionate innovators all working toward the same goal—to create groundbreaking solutions that leave our world in a better place than we found it. Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. 

Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure.

A dynamic environment is what you’ll discover at Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $14.5 billion in sales and 155 manufacturing locations worldwide. Together, we’re changing the world, and we have all the resources to help you achieve your professional goals.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

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