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Director, Supply Chain
CA - Newport Beach
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Summary   
Lead all procurement and sourcing functions supporting engineering, operations and manufacturing globally.  This will entail collaboratively with procurement and operations within Clean Energy and its subsidiaries in order to maximize value to the entire corporation.  Establish corporate policies, procedures and systems for all materials and components purchasing, inventory control, logistic and contract negotiation activities
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
 
Develop and execute global procurement and sourcing strategies and capabilities at or above industry standards.
 
Develop and standardize purchasing infrastructure components such as agreement templates, contracts, and subcontract management systems, policies and procedures.
 
Nurture the bench strength of a centralized purchasing/sourcing department for the Americas.
 
Establish and adhere to standards of business conduct and integrity consistent with the Company’s code of conduct which are applicable to all vendors with whom Company does business.
 
Optimize a centralized purchasing system; with keen focus on optimization of total landed cost.
 
Train, develop and propagate a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture within the function and the Company. Lead projects focusing on process efficiency and effective controls using the tools of Lean, Six Sigma and others as appropriate.
 
Collaborate proactively with Engineering, Operations, and Manufacturing to develop solid specifications for strategically sourced materials.
 
Ensure all regulatory and compliance measures and requirements are met in according to applicable guidelines.
 
Coordinate material supply and delivery systems to ensure high levels of customer service, while optimizing inventories and cost to enable provision of superior quality, reduced cycle times and meeting or exceeding order delivery goals.
 
Collaborate with Supply Chain Manager to improve demand and supply planning, inventory control processes, purchasing and distribution activities of the organization.
 
Provide leadership and expertise in all areas related to Logistics including Inbound/Outbound process, transportation costs and import/export compliance.
 
Develop, track and report Departmental KPIs.
 
Other duties as assigned.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities                                 
Directly supervise one or more employees. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
 
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience            
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience and a minimum of 6 years of management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
 
Language Skills
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present to senior leadership and to convey technical concepts effectively to non-technical people. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex legal documents.  Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to compose and write proposals, reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively in front of groups.
 
Mathematical Skills             
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
 
Reasoning Ability                                                    
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 
Computer Skills       
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, TMS, and construction procurement systems and tools.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
ISM CPM or other purchasing/supply chain management certification is desirable.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.
 
Travel is required about 25% of the time, sometimes internationally.
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.
 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
Summary   
Lead all procurement and sourcing functions supporting engineering, operations and manufacturing globally.  This will entail collaboratively with procurement and operations within Clean Energy and its subsidiaries in order to maximize value to the entire corporation.  Establish corporate policies, procedures and systems for all materials and components purchasing, inventory control, logistic and contract negotiation activities
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
 
Develop and execute global procurement and sourcing strategies and capabilities at or above industry standards.
 
Develop and standardize purchasing infrastructure components such as agreement templates, contracts, and subcontract management systems, policies and procedures.
 
Nurture the bench strength of a centralized purchasing/sourcing department for the Americas.
 
Establish and adhere to standards of business conduct and integrity consistent with the Company’s code of conduct which are applicable to all vendors with whom Company does business.
 
Optimize a centralized purchasing system; with keen focus on optimization of total landed cost.
 
Train, develop and propagate a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture within the function and the Company. Lead projects focusing on process efficiency and effective controls using the tools of Lean, Six Sigma and others as appropriate.
 
Collaborate proactively with Engineering, Operations, and Manufacturing to develop solid specifications for strategically sourced materials.
 
Ensure all regulatory and compliance measures and requirements are met in according to applicable guidelines.
 
Coordinate material supply and delivery systems to ensure high levels of customer service, while optimizing inventories and cost to enable provision of superior quality, reduced cycle times and meeting or exceeding order delivery goals.
 
Collaborate with Supply Chain Manager to improve demand and supply planning, inventory control processes, purchasing and distribution activities of the organization.
 
Provide leadership and expertise in all areas related to Logistics including Inbound/Outbound process, transportation costs and import/export compliance.
 
Develop, track and report Departmental KPIs.
 
Other duties as assigned.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities                                 
Directly supervise one or more employees. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
 
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience            
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience and a minimum of 6 years of management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
 
Language Skills
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present to senior leadership and to convey technical concepts effectively to non-technical people. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex legal documents.  Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to compose and write proposals, reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively in front of groups.
 
Mathematical Skills             
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
 
Reasoning Ability                                                    
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 
Computer Skills       
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, TMS, and construction procurement systems and tools.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
ISM CPM or other purchasing/supply chain management certification is desirable.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.
 
Travel is required about 25% of the time, sometimes internationally.
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines.
 
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
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