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Supply Chain Director in Dallas, TX at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

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  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Requisition


Worker Time Type

Full time

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Job Description


The Director, Supply Chain is responsible for the company’s strategic sourcing and procurement function,  including acquisition of all materials, equipment, OTR transportation, and services.  Duties include management of inventory, expenses, and vendors through KPI development and measurement – and also full management of the P2P cycle in partnership with accounting and leveraging Microsotft Dynamics AX.


  • Strategic Procurement – to secure annual cost-savings targets:
  • Perform market and supplier analyses, facilitate the bid/proposal process, develop and use supplier evaluation criteria, negotiate prices and contract terms and amendments
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business needs
  • Support national/regional sourcing strategies
  • Develop and execute RFIs and RFPs for sourcing initiatives
  • Supplier Management – to maximize the value of every partnership:
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, including service level agreements, alternative supplier options, KPIs and process/cost improvements
  • Develop and maintain suppliers capable of meeting/exceeding quality, cost, timing, technology, and service requirements
  • Interface with existing and prospective suppliers to understand all offerings
  • Support company target objectives by ensuring supplier commitment to quality improvement programs and cost reducing initiatives
  • Inventory Management – to reduce costs:
  • Establish and deploy strategies for inventory optimization and replenishment
  • Ensure lean inventories and avoidance of OOS
  • Drive process improvement for internal efficiencies
  • Purchasing Compliance Management – to reduce waste:
  • Define improvements to process and technology and partner with Accounting and IT to execute improvements
  • Drive cost savings vs. approved baselines
  • Manage contract compliance for all external purchases; monitor product quality and file claims for damaged/short deliveries
  • Develop reporting metrics on spend/contract compliance and communicate results
  • Uphold internal and external policies, regulations, laws
  • Contract Management – to maximize value and reduce risk:
  • Maintain company contract repository and supplier listings
  • Develop strategy to notify  internal stakeholders of impending contract expiration dates and prioritize timing of renegotiation, extension, or cancellation
  • Collaborate with the Legal Department on contract terms
  • Demand Management – to reduce cost:
  • Internal benchmarking of consumption to understand variance between locations
  • Define and share best practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management. Adhere to the Code of Business Ethics.  We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.


One Direct Report (currently); evaluate and build out team based on resource/savings ROI


This position primarily works in a typical office environment, is generally sedentary, and uses computers, calculators, phones, and other office equipment. This position has up to 20% travel to field locations, where the employee will be required to walk and stand in manufacturing plants, including freezers. A valid drivers license and acceptable MVR are required. Work is conducted in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. The ability to manage stress, build professional and collaborative relationships and reason through complex business situations is essential.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 7 years experience in procurement, logistics, inventory management, sourcing, and supplier management
  • Minimum 5 years experience preparing RFI’s, RFP’s and bid agreements and negotiating with suppliers, subcontractors and/or customers
  • Proficient in analyzing and re-engineering Procure-to-Pay processes including knowledge and application of ERP systems (working knowledge in MS AX a plus)
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Proven experience and capability to develop KPIs for key processes and ability to drive positive performance
  • Advanced analytical skills and proficiency with MS Office (specifically in Excel and PowerPoint)








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