The Vice President of Purchasing & Supply Chain is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management functions. This role is responsible for defining, planning, and executing the purchasing and supply chain management function for XALT Energy. Approximately 50% of the responsibilities will fall within purchasing and the other half in SCM respectively; with overlap, as needed.
Develop and implement the appropriate strategy and support tactics for continued improvement of purchased raw materials, capital and indirect materials/services. Goals/responsibilities include developing best-in-class sourcing and commodity strategies, driving cost reduction initiatives, coordinating raw material alternative sources and their qualification, optimizing production plans, inventories, and material utilization. This individual will oversee the budget and operating performance, along with key service, quality and cost metrics. As a key and contributing member of the management team, the successful candidate will be an innovative, strategically-directed assertive leader capable of creating and achieving purchasing objects in support of the corporate business plan.
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, a division of the Freudenberg Group, owns a minority investment in XALT Energy. Although this position will initially report into the CEO of XALT Energy, in Midland, MI., the role could be expanded to also include global responsibilities for Freudenberg.
Primary Responsibilites- Purchasing:
Primary Responsibilites- Supply Chain:
Professional and personal attributes as described above are critical, with a heavy emphasis placed upon creative, innovativeness, and assertive leadership qualities