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APMEA HUB - SCM Team Lead Insulation & Components

Location: Kocaeli, Kocaeli, Turkey
Job ID: R0051030
Date Posted: Jun 12, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals, and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We seek for a SCM Team Lead Insulation & Components who will provide vital support on business within the Transformers Business Unit. Deliver financial and operational targets. Collaborate with BU/HUB stakeholders, engineering and operations to ensure safety, compliance, quality, timely delivery and lowest total cost from partners and suppliers. Drive Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) and sustainability to ensure business continuity and long-term stability in our value chain. This position will be based in Tuzla / Turkey.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure adequate staffing, succession planning and talent management in your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that your team is properly trained, skilled and directed.
  • Establish factory budgets, KPI targets and adjust resources accordingly.
  • Mentor, coach and develop your team and team members.
  • Set spends and cost reduction budget for your factories in coordination with HUB SCM and category managers.
  • Plan and implement sourcing strategies in your factories in coordination with category managers.
  • Set conditions for your Factory Supply Chain Managers in terms of implementation and execution of the strategies to help them deliver on their targets.
  • Ensure defined SCM processes are implemented and followed throughout the value chain.  
  • Define material assumptions during sales bid and approve costing in “must win” opportunities.  
  • Accountable for prices and terms & conditions definition and control throughout the value chain (from sales bid to ERP master data and oversees invoices control rules (tolerances, etc.). Monitor accuracy and drive corrective actions.
  • Report on KPI ́s for business and processes performance. Enforce compliance to company rules. Support your team on escalation when necessary.
  • Promote improvements using benchmark, Design to Value (DtV), cost breakdown, “should costing” and problem-solving techniques.
  • Accountable for supplier performance for the spend under your direct responsibility.
  • Oversee HUB Supplier Quality & Development activities connected to your factories.
  • Act as third level escalation of recurring/critical non-conformity and claims resolution.

Your background

  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • 12+ years of relevant experience in supply chain management or operation management.
  • Experience from transformer or automotive industry is a plus.
  • Proven skills in negotiation and contract management.
  • Knowledge in manufacturing of electrical steel, cores, insulation kits, insulation boards, bushings, tap changers and other transformer accessories.
  • Experience in leading and working in cross-cultural teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the disciplines: finance, supply chain, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, production management or similar.
  • Good understanding in ISO standards, UN ́s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, EcoVadis, REACH, RoHS, FMEA, PPAP and Conflict Minerals
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