Senior Manager, Digital Supply Chain & Manufacturing
IT
Full Time
Thailand
2019-03-31

     This is a IT leadership position with expert-level knowledge of digital supply chain and manufacturing solutions, partnering with APAC & MEA supply chain and manufacturing leaders, as well as regional and global IT to optimise our supply chain and manufacturing capabilities through digital transformation.  It is both a hands-on and leadership role where you will be responsible for thought leadership, solution architecture & design whilst steering a team to deliver IT projects and modernization solutions in line with needs of the supply chain and factories.
 
Scope

•     Establish digital architectures and implement solutions capable of meeting needs in a volatile and continuously changing supply chain and Industry 4.0, that includes end-to-end demand and supply network management systems, logistics solutions, manufacturing and shop-floor systems and supplier collaboration IT.
•     Align with global and regional plans, manage geographically dispersed teams, internal and external, in delivering well-integrated solutions, whilst transitioning legacy systems to future-proof platforms
•     Active participation alongside the ERP PMO, to drive business transformation and migration to SAP ECC 6, based on existing and developing global templates
•     Support transformation opportunities with emphasis on end-to-end network integration, and visibility, digital factory and efficient supplier collaboration capabilities including JDA Agile Control Tower, Apriso Manufacturing Operations Management, Integrated Sourcing Systems etc
•     Identify key use cases, solution roadmaps and accompanying business cases with organization-aligned priorities for Digital Supply Chain and Digital Manufacturing systems.Understand and articulate usage of new technologies to the business such as block chain, VR/AR, AI, iOT, 3D printing etc.
•     Drive vendor and technology evaluations, project-manage implementation with external vendors on chosen digital platforms and technology solutions, integrated with Electrolux infrastructure and back-end solutions
•     Understand business requirements and processes, engaging teams in translation into functional and system documents.
•     Maintain a strong understanding of industry standards and collaborations
•     Contribute to internal Continuous Improvement initiatives
 

Reports to VP, IT APAC & MEA 

Competencies needed
 
•     12-15 years experience in IT solution delivery and architecture for supply chain and manufacturing platforms.
•     Business partnership skills with supply chain, manufacturing leaders to articulate solutions and drive business transformation
•     Technical leadership skills in developing architecture, helping with technical trade-offs, and driving best practices.
•     Working knowledge of SAP ERP solutions in the areas of End-to-End Planning, Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, Procurement and Manufacturing
•     Possess strong digital thinking, experience in agile deliveries
•     Data driven mindset, ability to harness data & analytics to drive descriptive. predictive and prescriptive AI, to solve problems and drive new value to the business
•     Deep understanding of and thought leadership around Industry 4.0 technologies and IT vendor landscape
•     Consultative communications and IT-business partnership experience
•     Experience in leading evaluations and vendor selection, and driving SDLCs
•     Good business acumen and out-of-the-box thinker.
•     Adaptive learner in new processes and complex environments
•     People leadership skills and ability to work in teams in a matrix environment

Minimum Qualification

•     Bachelor’s degree or above in IT or engineering. 
•     Additional qualifications in supply chain management is a plus
•     Certified project management
•     8 to 10 years of experience assessing, architecting, and delivering marketing technology, data, and analytics solutions to clients at scale
•     Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with senior marketing leaders and C-level executives
•     Six Sigma qualifications with a thorough understanding of the define, measure, analyse, improve and control (DMAIC) model

 Languages

•     Fluent English is mandatory
•     Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 Other

• We strive to develop and maintain a diverse work environment and welcome all applicants to apply and qualify on equal terms.