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Envision, Inc. ** Director of Supply Chain in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11415729


The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for leading and developing the Supply Chain across the entire organization, while creating and implementing a vision for continual improvement of procurement processes. Success will be measured on cost to serve, order performance, and working capital performance. Director is responsible for sourcing direct and indirect materials, strategic alliance partnerships, vendor risk management and assessment, supply planning, master production scheduling, distribution, transportation and inventory. Director is responsible for leading an environment that utilizes best practices for inventory planning, control, sourcing, scheduling and supply planning. Additional responsibilities include participating as a key member of the Leadership Team in the development, communication and delivery of the strategic business plan.


+ Directs and coordinates the day-to-day and long-term strategic activities of the supply chain team to ensure timely planning and procurement of goods and services to meet business demand.

+ Evaluates the internal performance for all aspects of supply chain and drives continuous improvement of supply system operations with effective leadership.

+ Develops and implements planning and procurement systems, including policies and procedures that drive a rigorous supplier selection process, supplier development, performance and establishes timely supplier evaluation and feedback to ensure continuous improvement throughout the supply chain.

+ Develops and manages all Key Performance Indicators related to supply chain performance.

+ Ensures supplier competition is balanced and fair, ensuring the best price, delivery and quality while reducing overall supply chain costs and risks to the organization.

+ Conducts at least annual in-person Vendor Summits. Identifies, recommends, and implements key new suppliers. Performs new and existing supplier technical evaluations, conducts ongoing supplier audits, and leads the negotiation/restructuring process of current and future business relationships.

+ Prepares and shares reports for Leadership regarding supplier performance, and merchandise costs. Develops metrics for assessing and reporting program and/or commodity progress, productivity and variance analysis.

+ Partners with key stakeholders, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Marketing. Drives continuous improvement to ensure on-time, complete, and compliant deliveries to our customers.

+ Ensures suppliers are aligned with technical and commercial requiremen ts by working closely with Engineering, Quality, and Production.

+ Ensures supply chain is engaged to support customer orders, creates and/or maintains optimum lead times and inventory levels while anticipating risks and issues in the supply chain.

+ Determines material and merchandise cost trends, then formulates and coordinates policies and activities to maintain appropriate margins.

+ Prepares and reviews requisitions and purchase orders for direct materials and equipment.

+ Analyzes market conditions/trends, geopolitical conditions, and delivery systems to determine present and future material availability, and mitigate risks.

+ Understands key production processes to better support the organization.

+ Manage TMS provider relationship to ensure adherence to contract and continual cost reduction. Conduct quarterly meetings with TMS to review KPI’s.

+ Travel required up to 50% splitting time in Dallas, T