PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The incumbent develops and executeslogistical strategies consistent with NxStage Medical’s global corporategoals. Develops and implementsshort-term and long-term operating plans and strategies consistent with overallcorporate objectives. Provide teamleadership and direction for logistics and supply chain activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, document, and implement business processesrelated to warehousing
  • Develop and analyze procurement strategies tosupport logistics/warehouse business as it develops and grows.Specific focus to include security of supply,quality, and cost
  • Supports the development of budgets and forecastsfor annual and long range business models
  • Manage problem suppliers and interface with QualityAssurance to coordinate effective corrective action
  • Manage relationships andnegotiate contracts with distribution center
  • Responsible for management ofKPIs with distribution suppliers
  • Ensure that quality,customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met
  • Lead import/exportcompliance operations
  • Perform metrics reportingand data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for processimprovements
  • Lead process improvementprojects
  • Work in cross-functional teams and with differentend-users to meet internal and external stakeholder needs
  • Partner and communicate withsuppliers and customers
  • Manage and develop team

  • Qualifications

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Available to be on call. Travel 50%.

    SUPERVISION:

    May be responsible for the direct supervision of various levels of employees in the department.

    EDUCATION :

    Bachelor’s Degree in business or engineering; MBA strongly preferred

    EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 7+ years of experience in supply chain or operationsin a medical device/diagnostics environment
  • 5+ years of managementexperience
  • Import/Export compliance experiencea plus
  • CPIM Certification and SixSigma a plus
  • Strong negotiation, analyticaland interpersonal skills
  • Action,goal and team oriented
  • Strong“sense of urgency” and perseverance in pursuit of goals
  • InternationalManufacturing/Operations experience a plus
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