The Clorox Company Sr. Supply Chain Lead in Pleasanton, California

The Senior Supply Chain Lead (SCL) provides end to end supply chain expertise and leadership within a Strategic Business Unit (SBU) to help plan and execute comprehensive product change initiatives. A SCL works through strong linkages between the Product Supply Organization (PSO) and multiple cross-functional partners to ensure that the implementation of change efforts supports both the SBU and PSO functional strategies.

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides functional expertise and broad business input within brand/category business teams

  • Acts of the primary voice of all PSO functions within the project team. Facilitates communication and coordination of PSO functional activities outside of team meetings.

  • Develops and recommends an end to end supply chain execution strategy that delivers against short and long term requirements of approved project objectives (i.e. start of ship, volume, Total Delivered Cost, supply risk, SPACE, etc.).

  • Is accountable for the successful activation of projects through start of ship and technical transfer.

  • Provides leadership to ensure alignment between SBU and PSO functional objectives.

  • Facilitates functional project reviews and communication plans to impacted supply chain sites and the greater product supply organization.

  1. Manages product supply implementation of product change concepts
  • Provides product supply linkage and leadership on product changes to ensure appropriate speed to market.

  • Supports the product supply feasibility process for chartered work.

  • Ensures best in class supply execution, start of production/start of ship for new projects / promotions.

  • Acts as project manager for some projects, as assigned and depending on size & scope.

  • Identifies / recommends cost savings opportunities for assigned products/SBU's.

  1. Collaboration
  • Collaborates with business team members to develop personal capability beyond functional PSO expert into business partner within the team.

  • Builds partnerships across PSO sub-functions to deliver break through results.

  • Works with Product Supply Integration resources to synchronize project status and priorities across constrained resources.

  • Designs and executes best practice business processes to ensure effective and efficient use of Supply Chain Solutions resources.

  • Acts as a role model to ensure effective team dynamics in order to deliver business priorities and determine /engage required resources.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • 5 years' experience in a supply chain role

  • 2 years' experience with desktop & ERP applications

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Engineering or related technical degree or Business

  • MBA

  • Experience with production/inventory control systems

  • Operations planning experience

  • Project management experience

  • People management experience

  • Experience with demand creation functions (i.e. interface with external customers, Marketing, Sales, and/or R&D).

  • Broad understanding of end-to-end supply chain

  • Leadership and ability to effectively influence

  • Strong communication, written and verbal

  • Analytical and decision-making

  • Planning and organization

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

  • Teamwork skills

More about Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:

  • Brita® water-filtration products

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products

  • Fresh Step® cat litter

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces

  • Kingsford® charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners

  • RenewLife® digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality®, Neocell® and Stop Aging Now® dietary supplements

  • Professional services: Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®

More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2018 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list, the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018 and the spot 47 out of 100 on 2019 Glassdoor's best place to work list.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2018, contributed approx. $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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