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Director of Supply Chain
Akron, OH
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Job Description Title: Director of Supply Chain Planning & Logistics

Ref No: 927

Location: Akron, OH

Company Description:

We are often hearing that people are frustrated because their current roles are not challenging enough. If you are looking for a challenge, this role may be for you.

We are currently working with an organization that has been on a tear over the past few years – acquiring other companies left and right. Shifting strategies to focus on more organic growth, it’s time to integrate the acquired businesses while driving further value.

As a result, we are looking for a Director of Planning & Logistics – with direct responsibility to build and manage demand planning, supply planning, S&OP and 3rd party logistics.

Position Description:

  • Director of Supply Chain Planning & Logistics reporting to the Global Head of Supply Chain;
  • Managing a team of 4 direct reports responsible to build and manage demand planning / forecasting, supply / inventory planning, capacity planning, and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP);
  • Oversight of customer service and 3rd party logistics / warehouse operations;
  • Responsible for associated process development, standardization and continuous improvement in areas like Supply Chain Optimization, Produce to Demand, and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP);
  • Cross-functional collaboration across the organization to drive supply chain improvement projects;
  • Participate in the financial budgeting process;
  • Protect the financial performance of the strategic business unit by identifying potential supply chain issues.

Background Required:

  • Highly energetic individual with at least 10 years of supply chain planning (including demand planning, supply planning, production planning, capacity planning, etc.) experience;
  • A strong business acumen with the ability to establish trust / relationships quickly and drive change management forward;
  • Strategic-orientation with an ability to roll up your sleeves, as needed;
  • Effective use of supply chain planning applications (i.e. SAP APO, JDA, Manugistics, Demantra, i2, Logility, etc.) and MS Excel;
  • Bachelor's required;
  • Proven track record of success in similar role.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience;
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental and 401(k);
  • Full Relocation.


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