Job ID: R0042981
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY LTD
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Business Unit Transformers’ Supply Chain function is committed to further strengthen its drive in the area of supplier and material sustainability in order to contribute to Hitachi Energy’s sustainability vision.
In this role, you will drive the Business Unit (BU) Supply Chain Sustainability Strategy development and implementation working closely with the Transformers Business Unit SCM Management team and Business Unit Sustainability Head.
The SCM Sustainability strategy consists of three pillars: Supplier Sustainability, Material Sustainability and Material Compliance.
At the same time, the Global SCM Sustainability Manager will be taking the end-to-end responsibility of the supplier sustainability pillar (from process definition to implementation and monitoring/reporting for the whole Business Unit).
Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow. For this role we follow a hybrid work structure where you can work remotely or from the office, as needed, based on demands of specific tasks or personal work preferences.
1) Business Unit Head of SCM Sustainability responsibilities
Lead the development of the Business Unit SCM Sustainability strategy and roadmap implementation in collaboration with the regional SCMs, the BU Sustainability Head and Hitachi Energy SCM
Define mid/long-term targets and lead annual target setting process within SCM
Bring clarity of the new sustainability requirements from customers/legislations to the SCM teams
Lead a team of 2 direct reports to create a consolidated SCM Sustainability Agenda
Drive the clarity of cross functional Roles-Responsibilities within the BU
Structure and organize the information related to the Sustainability activities and ensure the reporting mechanisms for each pillar in detailed and at executive level
Lead the sustainability communication within BU SCM community
Ensure all SCM Sustainability processes are defined within SCM Lead Operating Model (Standard process flows, Aligned RACI matrixes)
Organize sustainability related trainings on required tools and processes
2) Lead Supplier Sustainability Management Pillar:
Create the SCM Supplier sustainability processes roadmap for the BU
Create the BU level standardized processes for supplier sustainability legislations (GSCA, Canada Forced and Child Labor Act, etc) including clarification of Roles-Responsibilities
Coordinate timely implementation of SCM Sustainability processes in the regions
Develop related training materials for supplier sustainability assessments and deliver the trainings to the related regional SCM teams
Lead our supplier sustainability assessment/improvement program enabled by EcoVadis
In alignment with SCM management, drive definition and optimization of related KPIs
More than 10 years of experience in an equivalent industry
Previous leadership experience in strategy/roadmap creation in supply base management and/or in Sustainability functions
In depth and successful experience of implementing global sustainability program(s) in large, international organizations (preferably with focus on Supplier Sustainability e.g: German Supply Chain Act, Ecovadis implementation and/or leading similar programs)
In-depth understanding of supplier sustainability requirements such labor & human rights, sustainable procurement, environmental, safety and ethics
Good understanding and previous experience with the material sustainability initiatives such as Life Cycle Assessments, or green material introduction projects
Leader with strong communication and influencing skills in global organizations
Customer focus with ability to build effective working relationships and ability to inspire others
Knowledge of SAP Ariba, S/4Hana and Ecovadis is a plus
Fluent in English and strong presentation skills