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IBM Supply Chain Management Leader in Washington, District Of Columbia

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

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We are looking for experienced thought leaders and operational experts who love the thrill and pressure of a fast-paced Supply Chain Operations role, delighting clients and helping our brands deliver their financial objectives while continuously pivoting and transforming, using the latest technology to get even better. Is that you?

The award-winning IBM supply chain is a global, 24/7 operation with a complex product portfolio, presence in every Geography and a talented diverse team around the world. Our Supply Chain organization is driven by IBM’s core values, and responsible for delivering world class products and solutions to our clients and partners. Our teams strive to unleash the power of new technologies to create a transparent, intelligent, predictive global supply chain for today and for the future. We have a very inclusive environment, with great focus on continuous learning and development, to ensure people are doing their best work and driving constant innovation to keep us ahead of the market.

You will be expected to project manage complex transformation initiatives and manage operational teams and be part of the heartbeat of our dynamic operational management system. Your responsibilities may include

  • Managing demand planning and forecasting teams, using the latest analytical models to get ahead of the next big supply chain event

  • Being responsible for key supply chain metrics and driving initiatives to improve

  • Driving inventory and Lifecyle improvement initiatives

  • Building and managing supplier relationships

  • Working to get the secure the right levels of inbound supply at the right time

  • Leading transformation initiatives and projects to continue to develop our digital supply chain

  • Leading and developing your team, building a culture of open-ness and feedback

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A minimum of 5-10 years of experience in operational Supply Chain roles including supplier management, demand planning and forecasting, supply assurance

  • Experience in delivering successful Supply Chain transformation projects

  • Leadership Experience in a complex global supply chain environment with a track record of excellence

  • Deep understanding of multiple Supply Chain Domains and ability to think strategically

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the flexibility required to work in a global environment

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Excel/ Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in using the Supply Chain planning tool Kinaxis Rapid Response

  • Experience in manufacturing, electronics supply chains

  • Understanding of the latest and future industry trends in Supply Chain

  • Understanding of the latest technology such as AI, Blockchain

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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