C. R. Bard, Inc.

Supply Chain Product Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 3:31 PM)
Industry / Category
Supply Chain Manager/Supply Chain
Job ID
Career Level
Warwick, RI/Davol

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Accountable for all Supply Chain activities of assigned product portfolio to optimize inventory, minimize cost, and set and achieve customer service goals. This includes forecasting, capacity planning, execution oversight, and monitoring and reporting of results to management. Lead and facilitate SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the Sales and Operations Planning (SIOP) Process for assigned portfolio.
  • Track and report performance metrics on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Leverage Lean Concepts and Six Sigma tools to develop and effectively implement advanced Supply Chain solutions, processes, and systems improvements.
  • Partner with Marketing, Sales, Operations, New Product Development, and Finance to develop and implement feasible and successful new product launches.
  • Accountable for oversight of manufacturing, inventory management, and distribution operations to ensure customer service goals are attained with minimal product expiry and obsolescence.
  • Leverage Advance Planning and ERP technologies to provide full WIP and product visibility through the supply chain.
  • Lead and manage a world-class team of Supply Chain Analysts by recruiting, training, mentoring, and rewarding for high levels of company contribution.
  • Provides personal development and learning opportunities that support individual subordinate growth and career development.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations required; Masters or MBA preferred.  A minimum of 7 years Supply Chain and/or Operations, and a minimum of (2) two years people management are required.  Marketing experience is helpful. Previous demand planning, forecasting, and sales planning experience required; distribution, inventory, and lifecycle management recommended.

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

Must have strong analytical, project management, and consulting skills, with the ability to influence, work effectively, and implement solutions in a cross-functional, team environment. Must demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.  Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word); ERP/MRP APS systems experience is a plus.  30% Travel is required.



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