Supply Chain Director - Specialty Additives - 2024 - 0418

at Ashland Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Inc.



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Business Unit Supply Chain Lead to join our Ashland LLC Specialty Additives business at our Wilmington, DE, Bridgewater, NJ or Columbus, OH facilities. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Supply Chain function. This position will report to the VP of Global Supply Chain. The successful employee in this role will be a very experienced supply chain professional, capable of understanding and managing all aspects of supply chain. He or she will have outstanding analytical, communication and strategic skills.

**The role will be a "hybrid" position. The BU Supply Chain Leader will work from home but will be located in a geographical area close to Wilmington, DE, Bridgewater, NJ or Columbus, OH**

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as member of Business Unit (BU) and Supply Chain Leadership Teams
  • Responsible for defining BU supply chain strategy, in collaboration with VP, Global Supply Chain and BU General Manager.
  • Responsible for Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), including BU Demand Planning and Supply Planning
  • Gather and report results for KPIs, identifying and executing corrective actions
  • Responsible for Selling General & Administrative (SG&A) and operational expense, as well as working capital via inventory investment.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree is required
  • 10 -15 years experience in S&OP, Sales, Marketing, Materials Management and/or Operations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse, multi-geographical team
  • Ability to travel as needed both internationally and domestic

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Master degree or above
  • APICS is highly preferred
  • CSCP or CPIM certification



In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.

At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our...

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Job Posting: 1278247

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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