Specialty Supply Chain Lead in Microsoft.
The Capacity, Supply Chain & Provisioning (CSCP) department is responsible for supporting the infrastructure that underpins Microsoft’s Cloud business’s spectacular expansion. CSCP is in charge of global strategic sourcing, customer demand forecasting, capacity planning and management, supply chain planning and execution, capacity provisioning, and datacenter asset decommissioning and disposition.
- Manage a team of Fulfillment Managers who act as a single point of contact in Supply Chain Operations for different cross-functional teams, driving global hardware fulfilment in support of discrete programs in the Specialty space. You / your team will be responsible for overseeing fulfillment to MSFT datacenters throughout the world, be liable for metrics covering delivery, agility, and predictability, and programmatically supervise E2E procedures affecting delivery commitments as part of this duty.
- Lead, coach, and grow a team of Fulfillment Managers, ensuring that goals and objectives are clear and instilling energy to deliver and alter the organisation at the same time.
- Drive collaboration and improvement for Specialty programmes that ship from worldwide 3rd party fulfilment and integration partners. You/your team will proactively identify risks, lead cross-team mitigation activities, and manage performance with these 3rd party fulfilment partners as needed for the Specialty businesses as part of this task.
- You And your team will find the Pareto chart of reason codes for delays as the Supply Chain metrics owner for the Specialty businesses and generate insights and actions to accelerate continuous improvement.
- Oversee budget duties for fulfillment expenses including freight and storage, including analysing actuals vs. budget, gaining insights into cost drivers, and identifying possibilities to save money.
Qualifications that are preferred:
- Excel, Power BI, and other data analytics skills are required.
- Strong verbal and writing communication, interpersonal, and organizational abilities are required for executive positions.
- Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in ambiguous settings, including competing agendas and a high degree of change
- It is essential to understand networking infrastructure in an enterprise IT, cloud, or data centre environment.