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Mechanical Sector Director

Req ID: J2295746

  • Location
    Remote - USA, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Monday, November 22, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Mechanical Sector Director should have a solid understanding of the Sector unique Mechanical and Electro-mechanical requirements, Jabil’s global infrastructure/capabilities, and the assigned sector. They should know how to use Jabil resources efficiently to best utilize the common requirements of our specific sector customers. This person will be the focal point for all Mechanicals & Electro-Mechanical activities for the sector and will have responsibility for stimulating, fostering, and managing the organic growth of the applicable content within the sector. This person will manage a team that acts as the conduit between existing and targeted customers, Jabil BU/BD, Design, and the Global Mechanicals & Enclosures team for mechanical activity throughout the supply chain.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

People Management Responsibilities
·         Responsible for recruitment, management and development a team of Mechanical Sector Managers globally to deliver the expectations of the group as listed below
·         Responsible for continued innovation and evolution of the team (function) to ensure continued relevance and value creation goals for the Sectors served
·         Responsible for sustaining human development and succession planning
Business Strategy and Direction:
·         Assist Business Development in revenue generation through developing an in depth understanding of each BU’s specific business needs, translating those needs into tasks for the dedicated and leverage supply chain teams to develop differentiated mechanical solutions for the sector BU’s and customers.
·         Oversight responsibilities for mechanical and electro-mechanical initiatives within the sector (single point of contact)
·         Develop, publicize and deploy a cohesive sector based strategy for sector specific products
o    Develop a vendor base that is focused on the sector
o    Direct RFQs to sector specific suppliers
o    Develop winning value propositions that add value for our customers
·         Demonstrate credibility and competence within our internal Business Units as well as our Customers
·         Initiate/monitor involvement between Mechanicals Supply Chain and Jabil mechanical design
·         Maintain effective prioritization and delegation of sector based initiatives
·         Drive positive impact on mechanical margin enhancement through differentiated mechanical solutions
·         Drive resource and expectations within the Global Mechanicals & Enclosure organization (Tooling, Quotes, Eng, etc.)
Technical Management:
·         Establish credibility with customers through the demonstration of technical competence
·         Develop and maintain gap analysis for Jabil/customer design requirements with supplier capabilities
·         Utilize Mechanicals Supply Chain teams to identify process inefficiencies/vendor capabilities
·         Drive the Mechanicals Supply Chain teams to carry out the necessary Supplier Development to fill process gaps and unique customer process challenges
·         Understand sector products/manufacturing through Jabil/supplier site visits
·         Understand customer qualification requirements for new products and oversea execution through regional management
·         Facilitate resolution of supplier quality issues
·         Utilize Mechanicals Supply Chain resources to advise designers of lower-cost material or assembly approaches, and sit it in on design reviews as required
Cost Management:
·         Develop pricing strategies for production, design, and quoting activities
·         Provide Commodity Managers with the sector critical part numbers for inclusion in the quarterly negotiation cycle.
·         Utilize previous investments & activities for future requirements
·         Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems
·         Define, develop and make effective use of cost analysis tools
o    Help develop a quick RFQ process, based on segment knowledge and direct suppliers with accurate target pricing
·         Provide regular guidance on price trends
o    Develop understanding of price points for common types / commodities within the sector
·         Provide mechanical inventory reduction management recommendations
Communication:
·         Ensure open communication and the regular exchange of ideas and information within the team
·         Ensure the timely delivery of supply chains related communication
·         Encourage creativity, professionalism and a customer centric culture throughout the sector
·         Build effective relationships with Sector VP and Director, BUD/BUM’s, GBUMM’s, Customers, Sales, Ops Management, Plant Materials Management, Finance, peers and team members

·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
·         Demonstrate a high level of competency in the knowledge of materials, tooling, and processing for Metal/Plastic/Packaging & hardware components and assemblies (both internally and externally with our customers)

·         Demonstrated success in identifying and developing a common strategy around the customer and Business Unit needs within the sector

·         Strong ability to collaborate with peers in other areas and management to reach the best solution for the organization

·         Able to maximize the use of available resources to achieve the best results consistent with the sector objectives and strategy

·         Strong ability to identify relationships, draw logical conclusions, and interpret results for use in decision-making

·         Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate technical drawings and specifications.
·         Ability to read, analyze, interpret and communicate regarding common scientific and/or technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
·         Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
·         Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
·         Ability to tailor advanced quality tools training to all levels of the organization.
·         Proficiency in English required. Multilingual a plus.

·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

·         Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

·         Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

·         Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.
·         Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

·         Bachelor’s degree required preferably in a related technical field
·         Minimum of ten (10) years related work experience
·         Prior experience in a supply chain management role a plus
·         Prior experience with Jabil in a related role preferred
·         Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

This job cannot be performed remotely in the state of Colorado.

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