Sunday, June 21, 2015

Director Operations Excellence / Dubai (UAE)/15+years of Exp/Client:- Global Technology and Supply Chain Services Company /Salary :- 1199500 AED /annum + Full Executive Benefits - Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy's - Leadership Stage Jobs UAE Executive Dream Career Placement and Executive Dream Career Management Firm

Director Operations Excellence / Dubai (UAE)/15+years of Exp/Client:- Global Technology and Supply Chain Services Company /Salary :- 1199500 AED /annum + Full Executive Benefits - Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy's - Leadership Stage Jobs UAE Executive Dream Career Placement and Executive Dream Career Management Firm

Position :- Director, Operations Excellence 
Ref          :- Leadership Stage UAE Dream Jobs 30015/2015-16 
Location :- Dubai (India)
Sector     :- Global Technology and supply Chain Services Company
Function :- Project/Process Management Supply Chain/Logistics Plant/Facilities Management Accounting & Controls Management Consulting 
Job Type :- Senior Executive 
Salary      :- 1199500 AED /Annual salary and full executive benefits package expectant with level of role.

Job Description
Our Leadership Stage UAE client delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead.

The Director, Operational Excellence, will report into the senior vice president of worldwide  Operations and will serve as a highly impactful and influential member of the regional operations executive team.  This position will be accountable for the management of warehouse continuous improvement activities and results associated with the company's UAE businesses.  This executive will help architect the strategic blueprint to build a culture of continuous improvement that maximizes capital efficiency through the existing supply chain infrastructure, while positioning the organization to respond to the growing needs of our leadership stage uae client diverse business units as they continue to grow and evolve.  More specifically the Director will implement a formal “Lean/Kaizen” program tasked with step change initiatives leading to 30% productivity and efficiency gains resulting in $80M measurable savings from the operational expense exit rate of FY 2014 actuals.   To be successful the director will be adept at working across the operations and engineering organization to create an execution-oriented CI program that demands transparency and accountability to savings objectives while further strengthening the relationship between operations and our business unit partners to enable profitable growth and an enhanced customer experience. 

Key Duties include:

  • Institutionalize a culture of continuous improvement that values relentless issue identification and resolution across entire organization
  • Develop common language, processes, and approaches to identify, analyze, implement, and track improvement opportunities
  • Build leadership and organizational capabilities to drive step-change and ongoing continuous improvement
  • Lead and deliver efficiencies on large Continuous Improvement efforts, collaborating with division heads to gain efficiencies within and across divisional boundaries
  • Develop, standardize and institutionalize a CI business system (playbook) for all CI efforts; complete training curriculum and plan for training
  • Recruit internal and external talent for the organization, train and deploy resources across initiatives undertaken within the Continuous Improvement umbrella
  • Recruit, train and build high performing CI Group
  • Act as CI coach to senior level executives
  • Provide regular insights and counseling on progress of CI as cultural transformation program
  • Jointly account for operational and financial progress against defined goals
  • Provide senior level interface to other divisions/functions

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Drive continuous improvement with run rate productivity improvement of ~5% per year in all areas
  • Deliver parallel gains in customer service quality and employee engagement
  • Identify, size, and execute 2-4 step change initiatives per year – including cross-functional initiatives
  • 30+% of front line employees actively involved in continuous improvement
  • 100% of functional areas have improvement initiatives underway that use common CI language, processes, and approaches
  • Jointly identify and prioritize critical business needs, appropriate CI initiatives and corresponding metric/ measurement criteria

Critical Competencies for Success:

  • Strategic Skills:  Has deep and credible expertise on CI methods and processes and can effectively influence key executives on strategy
  • Execution Skills: With the objective of creating a best-in-class distribution and logistics services operation for Ingram Micro, the successful candidate must have the confidence and presence to consistently challenge the organization.   Importantly, this leader will identify opportunities where needed, based on business and operational problem solving skills that lead to stated objectives
  • Change Management:  This individual will be able to motivate, develop and role model to create follower-ship in the organization.  Strong interaction, communication and influencing skills will be a must from the front line to the Executive Suite.  The net result will be a “Lean cultural transformation” and a leader that is is respected and trusted for its analytical rigor and decision-making capability.  In addition, as the network continues to evolve and change, the Director must strive to improve the depth and consistency of talent across the organization. With this in mind, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to build a top-rated organization by hiring experienced leadership into key roles, and establishing outstanding mentoring and training programs.
  • Organized:  Is well organized, resourceful, and effective at marshaling multiple resources to get things done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles.
  • Communication:  Writes and presents effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets a message across.  Is able to manage up; is ambitious and is comfortable marketing himself/herself to higher management.

Required Experience

  • Formal education or training required such as degrees, courses of study, certification: Bachelor’s degree minimum, MBA preferred
  • 15+ years of Logistics/Distribution/ and/or Transportation related experience, with a minimum of five years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of five years in experience developing and leading Lean and/or Six Sigma programs at an enterprise level, with prior and demonstrated success designing and implementing a “start-up” CI organization
  • Should possess Distribution Operations knowledge to include receiving, shipping and inventory control processes
  • Understanding of 3PL operations to assist in client on-boarding and process development
  • Must be able to travel which is anticipated to be between 40 - 50%.

Make sure to tell us about the achievement you are most proud of and what you learned from it.

We can’t wait to welcome our new Director Operations Excellence, so apply today!

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Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 14 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
To apply, please submit your CV, in strictest confidence, to Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy via email, quoting Reference Leadership Stage UAE Dream Jobs 30015/2015-16 

Your application will be reviewed by Thiyagarajakumar Ramaswamy's Leadership Stage Group,India.. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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