Job Opening

Back to list Previous description Next description Print this page

Heart Failure Supply Chain Director

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire


  • Compliance (quality, regulatory, environmental, Health, safety and Financial).
  • Customer satisfaction through the on-time delivery of products.
  • Optimized working capital (inventory & payment terms).
  • Minimize expenses (scrap & operating expenses).
  • The leader is responsible to directly lead the supply chain team and influence all functional stakeholders to achieve the business objectives.
  • Partners with cross-functional leadership to provide day-to-day tactical and annual operating plan (AOP) results including on-time delivery to
    customer, service level achievement, cost-reduction and inventory targets.
  • Provides leadership to Supply Chain department managers through setting goals, which align to the entityís annual operating plans and managing the
    execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • Develops a culture of continuous improvement, professional growth, cross functional/cross divisional collaboration and goal planning and execution.
  • Directs teams, removes obstacles and implements practices, which ensures customers receive product in a timely manner using cost efficient processes
    (workforce planning, inventory management, purchasing, systems utilization).
  • Prepares Supply Chain budget for assigned value stream/product lines.
  • Identifies and implements actions to maximize synergistic opportunities between all global entities.
  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback. Maintains a safe and professional work environment.
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems
    (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelorís degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain related body of knowledge.
  • 12+ years of Supply Chain experience with pattern of progressing responsibilities.
  • 7 years leading Supply Chain teams.
  • 5 years of experience in the Medical Device industry or manufacturing industry.
  • 7 years of experience working with Supply Chain software.
  • Experience with global supply chain teams including policy and procedure development, strategy formulation, regulatory compliance, quality systems
    and product life cycle planning.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse bus environment.
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive
    relationships and improve business results.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%, including internationally
  • Preferred Qualifications and Education:
  • Masterís degree preferred.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred.

Gateway Recruiting

Apply Here

Remember to mention you found this listing at



About Us
Contact Us

Career Strategy
Placement Tests
Student Profile
Broker FAQs
The Basics of Importing eCourse
CHB Exam Prep eCourse
CHB Exam Prep SF Class
Renew CHB Exam Prep
Tutorial Service

Trade Consulting
Other Services

World Affairs
Job Openings
Industry Resource Links
Free Gov't Guides
Book Reviews