Director, Global Supply Chain Product Life Cycle M

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments.

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2023 US Best Managed Company, recognized three years in a row. For more information about Solenis, please visit .

The Director- PLM supports global business strategies and operations by taking the lead on design, delivery, monitoring, and maintenance of end-to-end Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process. Develops and implements solutions to enable more efficient operations and faster, more effective achievement of business strategies and goals. Works closely with Business Leads and IT, along with other internal and external partners to develop and maintain in-depth understanding of business needs and objectives in both business and technology realms.
You will lead the PLM implementation team of both direct and indirect reports, which involves managing other people leaders and setting the short- and long-range strategies, plans, and infrastructure development for PLM in Solenis.

Defines how Solenis executes the PLM process, from initiation of a new product to changes, extensions, and discontinuations, as well as continuous and quality improvement, regulatory changes, production transfers, phase-out(s), synergies, and unplanned events. Coordinates the activities of the entire process and is responsible for the team's results, including staffing, methods, quality, compliance, and costs. Identifies, recommends, forecasts, and manages resources to deliver against assigned work, including projects and ongoing support to assigned technologies. Leads continuous improvement efforts such as SOPs, business processes, and other tools that impact and improve the PLM teams ways of working. Plays a key role in setting and maintaining the culture within the team and broader Supply Chain organization. The position will report to the VP of Inventory & Planning.
Key Responsibilities
Business Partnership: Partner with functional leaders in Supply Chain, Product Management, IT Technology, Product Regulatory and Manufacturing to deliver timely implementation of new or changing products.
Strategy: Contribute towards organizations objectives, priorities, and goals, implementing automation, evolving operations, optimizing enablement, and building engagement analytics.
Management: Oversee PLM Supply Chain group including employees and contractors and improve customer experience, and speed to market.
Improve Speed to Value: Invest in cloud-first business architecture, ensuring scalability.
Data & Analytics: Develop metrics to improve overall portfolio management, PLM and tactical processes supporting product introduction and change management.

Job Functions
Advises business and IT leaders on future-state industry/domain evolutions and opportunities.
Leads IT initiatives and operations, including cross-functional process improvement projects.
Acts as a global lead on large-scale Supply Chain projects and own material master data globally.
Manages global portfolio reporting structure and oversees regular data governance processes.
Oversees daily operations for PLM, adjusts processes to meet business objectives in a changing environment of requirements.
Develops and deploys policies and procedures in compliance with ISO 9001 registration and participates in internal/external audits.
Leads PLM and material management function for mergers, acquisitions, SAP, and process improvement projects.
Sets the short- and long-range technical strategy, objectives, and work plans for PLM.
Leads a team of direct... For full info follow application link.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.

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Job Posting: 1259084

Posted On: Apr 12, 2024

Updated On: May 12, 2024

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