Supply Chain COE Program Lead - Warehouse Management

Department:  Operations
Date:  Jan 8, 2022

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Overview:

 

The Supply Chain COE Program Lead - Warehouse Management position will be accountable for the strategic direction, improvements, design, ownership, and training of critical business processes within

 

Warehouse and Inventory Management. This position will work cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Reports and Analytics, Continuous Improvement, IT, and the Finance organizations to define and align globally on singular work procedures for business-critical processes.


Responsibilities

  • Accountable for all Blueprint designs (Global, Regional, and Local) for designated processes areas which could include but are not limited to: Warehouse and Inventory Management
  • Active participation in all proposed changes/enhancements to S4 for designated processes to assess the business value of the proposed change, the business impact of the change locally, regionally, and globally, and assess the business value of the proposed change outside of the original driver of the change (i.e. other regions, other functions, etc.).
  • Own, develop, get approval for business cases via EGCI, IT, and other functional processes for any technical improvements to drive process and system improvements for designated process areas.
  • Develop and Execute per a project timeline a Global Cycle Count process, consistent with FMC Blueprint Design, including meeting Internal and External Auditing requirements.
  • Responsible for the design, ownership, training, and job aide documentation for inventory cycle counts and Inventory Management. This is not limited to just systems, but the end-to-end process steps of which systems play an important role.
    1. Increase utilization of systems and reports to track and improve performance, troubleshoot and drive elimination of root causes for deviations
    2. Deploy, measure and ensure sustainability of newly developed or revised work processes
  • Accountable, in conjunction with Line Management, to develop and sustain a Super User network for Warehouse Management and all associated processes within FMC.

 

Required Education

  • BS degree in engineering, technical, supply chain or related field.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP in Warehouse Management and Cycle Counts
  • Ability to create, implement, measure, control and improve processes
  • Experience in Warehouse Management shop floor, on inventory cycle count process and inventory management
  • Previous Country / Sub-Region / Regional experience either via direct supervision or via project leadership 
  • Proven experience in end-to-end process design, improvement, and executing process improvement projects at Country / Sub-Region / Regional level
  • Demonstrated experience in project management to manage driving project deliverables within budget across multiphase projects over long periods of time
  • Financial understanding and ability to complete routine cost / benefit analysis
  • Ability to travel International & US Travel approximately 20%

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department