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Senior Manager –Direct Material

Cork, Ireland
Engineering (Generalist)


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805690717W

This Global role is responsible for leading and directing all Engineering activities across GO/Franchise for Direct Materials optimization, in-sourcing, technical transformation (internally or externally on vendor sites) to meet the strategic objectives of the business.  The role will work in close partnership with the Procurement functions across Joints, DACH and the US to ensure that all projects in the Direct Materials space, with regard to Quality Service, Growth and Cost are executed to exceed business metrics with the Strategic Vendors. This role will partner with the Joints, DACH, US to ensure that Direct Materials targets are met in line with Plant objectives and Direct Material Transformation Strategies are executed in line with Operational Objectives. This role will be a strategic position in determining the future state of Direct Materials and Direct Materials processes across GO to ensure that a high quality, consistent supply of parts at the most efficient price, that enables growth for the business is attained. The role will be expected to have a long terms strategic vision for the business and be accountable for transforming the company performance in the Direct Materials space.

 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Materials Engineering (Deliver)

  • Responsibility for managing the function of Direct Material Team across GO
  • Management for Direct Materials Virtual Teams (Casting, Forging, Barstock, Poly)
  • End to End responsibility of Direct Materials through the full Supply Chain and the delivery on all Raw Materials metrics in the areas of Quality, Service, Growth and Cost
  • Facilitate global innovation, leverage and standardisation in the Raw Material space across GO
  • Build Strategic roadmaps for Direct Materials Transformation for the Global business, in  the space of Castings, Forgings, Barstock, Poly for Joints,  DACH and US
  • Integrated MAKE / BUY decisions into the Direct Materials space for the transformational adoption of new technologies e.g. MIM, 3D etc.
  • Responsibility for ensuring Vendor Strategies in line with the Strategic Metrics of the Business for GO
  • Build Pipeline of Technical Project in Raw Materials Space to ensure 40% COGS target is met for the business across GO
  • Ensure Technical Projects to deliver the CIP projects in the Raw Materials space are executed in accordance with plans on a year by year basis (in line with yearly targets of 7.5%)
  • Collaborate with Materials Development groups to ensure that Front End Technologies are being executed to plan to ensure that they are implemented in the correct timeframes on the sites
  • Integrate Direct Materials Strategies into NPI Design for Manufacturing Programs e.g. Orion, 3D
  • Develop and maintain a formal structure to manage Engineering-led projects from concept through to manufacturing, ensuring associates are rewarded and recognised for their work done on specific projects and providing guidance where necessary / appropriate.
  • Keep up to date with latest thinking in terms of technologies and continue to develop knowledge of business by visiting machinery and equipment exhibitions, suppliers, seminars, etc.
  • Maintain compliance to all QA / Regulatory / Corporate / SOX requirements and follow-up with internal and external audit findings.
  • Ensure the Engineering functions conform to Corporate, Franchise, Statutory, Legislative and Regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality.
  • Manage function expenses, variable costs and plant capital to budget.

 

Organisation & Talent Development (Shape)

  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of the Company’s strategic imperatives / objectives.
  • Develop, expand and integrate Virtual Teams into the Business
  • Empower, manage and lead Virtual Teams (Forgings, Castings, Barstock, Poly) to ensure compliance to business and technical metrics
  • Provide Leadership mentoring to Virtual Team Leaders to enable them to be successful in a highly matrixed, and cross functional environment
  • Facilitate Excellence in Execution across the Materials and Surface Technology Function
  • Manage, develop and lead departmental staff in a manner that will facilitate employee development, identifying training needs, stretch assignments and opportunities for development.
  • Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and supply.

 

 

Collaboration & Teaming (Shape, Connect)

  • Develop strong collaborative and functional partnerships with Procurement, Regulatory, Product Development, Base Engineering, Supplier Quality, R&D, External Partners and Quality Engineering across GO, internal and external.
  • Take responsibility for the development and functional delivery of strategies in the Direct Materials space that enable growth within MAKE. (e.g. Engineering Excellence Programs)
  • Develop and implement a Business model where Engineering, Procurement, Partner Development, Supplier Quality can effectively drive the change required in the Direct Materials space, internally and externally
  • Steer collaboration with external and internal business partners to overcome blockages and facilitate integration in this highly matrixed function

 

Strategy (Lead)

  • Present on the performance and delivery of this Function to the senior VP’s across Joints, DACH, and the US in terms of performance and delivery to metrics
  • Ensure Technical Direct Materials Strategies are integrated into the GO Manufacturing imperatives
  • Develop and embed Technology Roadmaps across the Business from a Direct Materials perspective
  • Build and deliver Strategic Business Cases in the space of Direct Materials to Senior Stakeholders within the Business (e.g. MIM, 3D)
  • Execute on Strategic imperatives in the Direct Materials space that deliver significant benefits to the business in line with the 2020 Vision

 

 

 



Qualifications

This Global role is responsible for leading and directing all Engineering activities across GO/Franchise for Direct Materials optimization, in-sourcing, technical transformation (internally or externally on vendor sites) to meet the strategic objectives of the business.  The role will work in close partnership with the Procurement functions across Joints, DACH and the US to ensure that all projects in the Direct Materials space, with regard to Quality Service, Growth and Cost are executed to exceed business metrics with the Strategic Vendors. This role will partner with the Joints, DACH, US to ensure that Direct Materials targets are met in line with Plant objectives and Direct Material Transformation Strategies are executed in line with Operational Objectives. This role will be a strategic position in determining the future state of Direct Materials and Direct Materials processes across GO to ensure that a high quality, consistent supply of parts at the most efficient price, that enables growth for the business is attained. The role will be expected to have a long terms strategic vision for the business and be accountable for transforming the company performance in the Direct Materials space.

 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Materials Engineering (Deliver)

  • Responsibility for managing the function of Direct Material Team across GO
  • Management for Direct Materials Virtual Teams (Casting, Forging, Barstock, Poly)
  • End to End responsibility of Direct Materials through the full Supply Chain and the delivery on all Raw Materials metrics in the areas of Quality, Service, Growth and Cost
  • Facilitate global innovation, leverage and standardisation in the Raw Material space across GO
  • Build Strategic roadmaps for Direct Materials Transformation for the Global business, in  the space of Castings, Forgings, Barstock, Poly for Joints,  DACH and US
  • Integrated MAKE / BUY decisions into the Direct Materials space for the transformational adoption of new technologies e.g. MIM, 3D etc.
  • Responsibility for ensuring Vendor Strategies in line with the Strategic Metrics of the Business for GO
  • Build Pipeline of Technical Project in Raw Materials Space to ensure 40% COGS target is met for the business across GO
  • Ensure Technical Projects to deliver the CIP projects in the Raw Materials space are executed in accordance with plans on a year by year basis (in line with yearly targets of 7.5%)
  • Collaborate with Materials Development groups to ensure that Front End Technologies are being executed to plan to ensure that they are implemented in the correct timeframes on the sites
  • Integrate Direct Materials Strategies into NPI Design for Manufacturing Programs e.g. Orion, 3D
  • Develop and maintain a formal structure to manage Engineering-led projects from concept through to manufacturing, ensuring associates are rewarded and recognised for their work done on specific projects and providing guidance where necessary / appropriate.
  • Keep up to date with latest thinking in terms of technologies and continue to develop knowledge of business by visiting machinery and equipment exhibitions, suppliers, seminars, etc.
  • Maintain compliance to all QA / Regulatory / Corporate / SOX requirements and follow-up with internal and external audit findings.
  • Ensure the Engineering functions conform to Corporate, Franchise, Statutory, Legislative and Regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality.
  • Manage function expenses, variable costs and plant capital to budget.

 

Organisation & Talent Development (Shape)

  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of the Company’s strategic imperatives / objectives.
  • Develop, expand and integrate Virtual Teams into the Business
  • Empower, manage and lead Virtual Teams (Forgings, Castings, Barstock, Poly) to ensure compliance to business and technical metrics
  • Provide Leadership mentoring to Virtual Team Leaders to enable them to be successful in a highly matrixed, and cross functional environment
  • Facilitate Excellence in Execution across the Materials and Surface Technology Function
  • Manage, develop and lead departmental staff in a manner that will facilitate employee development, identifying training needs, stretch assignments and opportunities for development.
  • Create and maintain an environment of innovative continuous improvement, focusing on quality, cost reduction, process development and supply.

Collaboration & Teaming (Shape, Connect)

  • Develop strong collaborative and functional partnerships with Procurement, Regulatory, Product Development, Base Engineering, Supplier Quality, R&D, External Partners and Quality Engineering across GO, internal and external.
  • Take responsibility for the development and functional delivery of strategies in the Direct Materials space that enable growth within MAKE. (e.g. Engineering Excellence Programs)
  • Develop and implement a Business model where Engineering, Procurement, Partner Development, Supplier Quality can effectively drive the change required in the Direct Materials space, internally and externally
  • Steer collaboration with external and internal business partners to overcome blockages and facilitate integration in this highly matrixed function

 

Strategy (Lead)

  • Present on the performance and delivery of this Function to the senior VP’s across Joints, DACH, and the US in terms of performance and delivery to metrics
  • Ensure Technical Direct Materials Strategies are integrated into the GO Manufacturing imperatives
  • Develop and embed Technology Roadmaps across the Business from a Direct Materials perspective
  • Build and deliver Strategic Business Cases in the space of Direct Materials to Senior Stakeholders within the Business (e.g. MIM, 3D)
  • Execute on Strategic imperatives in the Direct Materials space that deliver significant benefits to the business in line with the 2020 Vision

 


 



Primary Location
Ireland-Cork-Cork-
Organization
Depuy (Ireland) Limited (7386)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID
1805690717W