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Global Change Agent, End-to-End Supply Chain Workstream

Oranienburg, Germany, Dublin, Ireland, Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany, Zurich, Switzerland


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Global Change Agent, End-to-End Supply Chain Workstream

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Job ID R0006075 Date posted 02/14/2019 Location Oranienburg, Brandenburg; Dublin, Leinster; Singen (Hohentwiel), Baden-Württemberg; Zurich, Canton of Zurich

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Job Description

Role Objectives:

  • Implement End-to-End (E2E) Value Stream Management for high complexity products globally
  • Implement supply planning principles for high complexity products globally
  • Support supply planning principles for the European region

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and Manage the scope, schedule, stakeholder and communication, and report/escalate crucial issues to Site Leadership Team and/or project sponsors in a timely manner
  • Develop E2E Value Stream Mapping by products and facilitate product managers to implement identified improvement opportunities together
  • Contribute inventory management by utilizing Value Stream Mapping.
  • Secure implementation of clear processes, Roles & Responsibilities, decision & information structures, project management for progress of each wave of AGILE E2E SC activities
  • Develop best practices of supply planning through collaboration with each supply chain organizations and manage knowledge of best practices
  • Deploy best practices of supply planning to individuals of supply chain, and create self-sustainable structure at each site
  • Align with a wide range of stakeholders including plant directors, supply chain managers, commercial organizations in order to increase cross-functional alignment
  • Develop people so they have supply chain expert knowledge, experience, and skills

Skills, knowledge and Abilities


  • Experience with project work as a project manager
  • Experience with complex decision and planning processes
  • Experience in Value Stream Mapping / End-to-End value streams
  • Educational degree within Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, Economy or similar
  • Capable of presenting, training and facilitating in English
  • Certificate - Hold supply chain professional certificate (For example, CPIM or CSCP by APICS) or proven track record in supply chain management
  • Advanced knowledge and Experience with SAP ECC, SAP APO (Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Production Planning), SAP BI (Reporting)


  • Proactive and able to handle complexity
  • Analytical skill based on facts and data
  • Solution and results oriented
  • Outgoing and a strong networker that can communicate with a wide range of people
  • Team player with cross cultural understanding
  • Persuading and influencing skills
  • Able to cope with pressure and setbacks
  • Software skills – MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and Minitab
  • Certificate-  Hold supply chain professional certificate (CSCP, APICS) and project management Professional certificate (PMP, PMI)

Travel requirements

Approximately 20 – 40 days domestic/international travel is required to visit sites in EU and to participate global meetings such as EVSM workshop

Please Note: All applicants must hold a Swiss Work Permit or an EU Passport


Zurich, Switzerland

Grange Castle, Ireland, Oranienburg, Germany, Singen, Germany

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Job ID R0006075

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