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Director Global Supply Chain

at Aptim

Posted: 9/16/2019
Job Reference #: 5000525349806

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Director Global Supply Chain

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Job Overview:

Director, Global Supply Chain - Commercial in Baton Rouge, LA or Houston, TX. Oversee and support the Global Supply Chain team on the Commercial businesses including Oil, Gas & Chemical and Industrial, Commercial & Power. Responsible for setting the tone, direction and path forward for the Supply Chain resources in Procurement and Subcontracts in charting the most effective path in support of project execution. Represent Supply Chain across the business internally by driving best practices and processes and building relationships with key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Lead and manage the Commercial Supply Chain team to effectively execute the procurement and subcontracts functions on EPC projects
  • Develop and scale processes, policies, procedures and forms for the applicable scopes of work and to ensure the success of the Supply Chain organization
  • Organize the Procurement and Subcontracts functions and staff appropriately, in order to have the right number of resources with the necessary skillsets to perform effectively, while meeting utilization goals
  • Manage and monitor the Commercial Supply Chain team's performance by creating key metrics and reports and assess/review performance on regular basis
  • Lead communications and build relationships with key functions across the company such as Finance, Legal, Estimating, Construction, Business Development and others, to understand the ebbs and flows of the business and create and agile and responsive organization
  • Be the primary contact for the SBU Presidents and their key Project/Program Management personnel
  • Liaison with team members in Logistics, Material Management, Category Management to drive strong "end-to-end" execution
  • Collaborate around inter-departmental process improvement initiatives
  • Source, compete, negotiate and award Strategic Alliances with suppliers to support all APTIM Strategic Business Units.
  • Perform supplier relationship management at a national level, which includes monitoring supplier performance and obtaining customer feedback.
  • Track and report savings per the specified format, on a recurring and ongoing basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven and significant experience (15 -- 20 years) in the end-to-end Supply Chain function, across various the Oil & Gas, Chemical, Power, Industrial and Commercial EPC businesses
  • Thorough professional with specific EPC and projects experience across a wide size and type of project scopes including lump sum work
  • Self-driven individual possessing the capability to participate in setting long term strategic goals and plans for the business and driving the team in day-to-day tactical activities, to achieve said goals
  • Minimum, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience with industry best practices in aggregating spend data for purposes of increasing market leverage and improving overall execution
  • Experience with typical industrial and project materials, equipment and services
  • Experience with developing interfaces between multiple legacy business systems to derive overall procurement functionality to enable strategic commercial decisions
  • Experience in the development of requirements for work processes and tools to improve execution and fulfilment
  • Must have understanding of sensitivity of cross-functional inputs and needs for global spend information, including engineering, estimating, internal audit, and sales
  • Excellent communication skills



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APTIM specializes in engineering, program management, environmental services, disaster recovery, complex facility maintenance, and construction services. Serving Government, Oil, Gas, Chemical, Industrial, Commercial, and Power clients, we are your partner and relentless advocate.