Apex Systems VP Operations(765974) in Chicago, Illinois

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One of Apex's industry leading clients is looking for a leader with a passion for process improvement, to become their next Vice President of Operations. This role oversees all aspects of procurement, operations and supply chain management functions. They are looking for a leader who will focus on creating an outstanding work environment that enables innovation, creativity and a best in class client experience. The VP Operations of this extraordinary Fortune 500 company, will be responsible for the following:

Developing key performance metrics and dashboards that help the organization focus on performance drivers.

Assessing and evaluating data to maximize resources.

Overseeing the implementation of reporting/monitoring tools.

Collaborating with manufacturing and distribution partner leadership teams to ensure proactive information and support exchange for our mutual business

Collaborating with IT, Finance and other support organizations to implement changes to tools, policies and procedures

Ensuring effective analysis of metrics, relationship and strategy for the outsourced aspects of this team

Understanding and driving business requirements for our partner and client EDI strategy

Leading communication for key updates at end of month and end of quarter (e.g., Backlog and client care)

Ensuring operational standards and compliances meet audit requirements

Establishing annual budgets and manage expenses accordingly

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.S. and B.A.) from a four-year college or university in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or Procurement required.

Be located or willing to relocate to Chicago and travel 20% time

Experience in the information technology industry highly preferred

Relevant director level or above experience working for a large (preferably over $1B but at least over $500M a year company)

Minimum 10 work history leading teams in Operations and Supply Chain Management including Distribution Centers/warehouse.

SAP knowledge a plus

Strong vendor negotiation skills with a track record of reducing acquisition cost through strong vendor negotiation

If you have a passion for process improvement, supply chain management, vendor negotiation to ensure you're receiving the best service possible please apply. A diverse career leading teams through Kaizen, Six Sigma exercises is extremely helpful and you should be able to stand out from the crowd.

We're looking for the right person who is not only a fantastic business leader, but also a great people leader.

Does this sound like you? Apply today

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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