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Senior Principal Supply Chain Engineer

Company: Medtronic, Inc.
Location: Littleton
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

In this exciting role as a Principal Supply Chain Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and implementing Global Distribution Standards and KPIs, drive improvement opportunities through analytics, regional collaboration, and implementation of the latest warehouse automation technologies throughout the Global Distribution network. Additional responsibilities include providing tactical leadership in all Global Distribution initiatives and standardization activities ensuring first class customer satisfaction through quality, service, and cost performance. Developing and maintain Global Distribution standard playbook on best practices and collaborate with regions in documenting and sharing distribution excellence ideas. Drive the deployment of a Global KPI dashboard that will provide global warehouse performance visibility, facilitate improvement projects utilizing the performance metrics to identify opportunities. Lead the execution of Enterprise RFP Distribution processes by closely collaborating with the regions and ensuring chosen 3PL partners can meet the requirements both at the global and regional level. Support the regions in their local RFPs by providing expertise in 3PL engagement best practices and run should cost models to evaluate provider responses. Conduct workshops for regional partners to build capabilities through hands on training on topics such as Distribution insourcing/outsourcing, technology, and automation selection, should-cost modeling, DC/3PL performance management. Support Network Modeling team with analysis on impact to changes on the Global Distribution Network. Help support the development of business cases by performing distribution cost benefit analysis for new distribution networks. Support transportation teams analysis on changes to transportation modes or parcel packaging optimization and its impact on distribution processes and warehouse operations.

Medical Device experience (Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, 3M, etc.)

Lean Six Sigma experience

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent leadership and mentoring skills

Masters Degree
Deep knowledge and expertise of distribution and warehousing concepts

Work with or dealt with 3PL engagement best-practices, DC/ 3PL performance management, solution design and should-cost model.

Experience in developing requirements supporting RFP process and selection of logistics service providers.

Prior experience in selecting and implementing warehousing automation and robotics

8+ years relevant Distribution (warehousing) and supply chain experience. A significant amount of experience in change management driving global operational excellence.

Broad background and experience in Warehousing and Distribution

In depth understanding of operations administration functions including finance, IT, quality, and regulatory, among others.

Bachelor's degree

Keywords: Medtronic, Inc., Boston , Senior Principal Supply Chain Engineer, Other , Littleton, Massachusetts

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