Director, Supply & Logistics

Whirlpool Benton Harbor , MI 49022

Posted 4 months ago

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the #1 branded appliance company in the world with over $21 billion in annual sales and nearly 100,000 employees who work across 70+ manufacturing and technology research centers globally. We proudly market leading brands including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn -Air, Indesit in nearly every country across the globe. We pride ourselves on being dynamic and nimble --innovating at the pace of life, being forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and at the cutting edge across a wide range of consumer products that play a pivotal role in every household all around the world.

At Whirlpool, prudent risk-taking, innovation and empowerment are fostered daily. Furthermore, we firmly believe that each of our employees brings unique skills and gifts which impact our business tangibly. Collectively, we embrace and deliver on our enduring values: Respect, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Teamwork and, Spirit of Winning as we support our fellow colleagues, valued consumers, customers, shareholders and local communities in their efforts to accomplish their goals so that together - we can Make the Most of Moments that Matter.

Description:

  • Responsible for leading supply/demand teams as well as S&OP/IBP process for North American Integrated Supply Chain

  • Collaborate with process partners across sales, merchandising, finance, and procurement to determine strategy and process for supply planning, product fulfillment, and inventory management.

  • Execute strategic direction and tactical plans for production planning, deployment, demand planning, and S&OP/IBP

  • Lead Continuous Improvement and process standardization initiatives

  • Work closely with manufacturing and customer fulfillment organizations to align on necessary actions to balance customer service metrics, cost targets, and inventory levels.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Ability to lead large teams

  • Develop, align, and execute a vision and strategy across multiple functions

  • Enterprise thinking and decision-making, sometimes with limited data

  • Strong communication skills and capable of influencing effectively at all levels

  • Manage conflict across functional teams

  • Experience in assessing and developing an organization

Technical Competencies:

  • Forecasting and Inventory Management

  • Strategic Planning and Project Management

  • Continuous Improvement/Lean Supply Chain mindset

  • Change Management

  • Data Analysis and Problem Solving

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 8+ years in supply change management or operations management

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Supply Chain or similar field preferred

  • MBA preferred

Whirlpool is incredibly proud to be consistently ranked as one of the Top 25 Most Reputable U.S. Companies and as one of Fortune Magazine's Most Admired Companies annually. Our vision is to offer the Best Branded Consumer Products...in Every Home Around the World through our mission to: Create Demand and Earn Trust Every day. Please visit WhirlpoolCorp.com, or connect via Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp to learn more about us.

Nearest Major Market: Niles

Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

Job Segment: Logistics, Manager, Supply, Social Media, Procurement, Operations, Management, Marketing


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