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Sr. Manager, Global Procurement Systems

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

THE ROLE

 

The JELD-WEN procurement team, a global, progressive, and important function within Jeld-Wen is currently seeking strong, results-oriented candidates to be located at its Charlotte NC corporate offices. Reporting to the VP Global Procurement, this position will lead the development of key Sourcing tools, processes and reporting. The person will interact with JELD-WEN’s three regional centers to ensure constancy across the business.

 

The Sr. Manager, Global Procurement Systems is responsible for overall systems implementations, as well as proper systems maintenance and enhancements needed to support Global Procurement & Supply Chain goals and objectives. This is a technology-driven individual with the ability to solve complex issues with the use of technology and data analytics, while ensuring compliance with required policies and regulations. The Sr. Manager, Global Procurement Systems is a change agent who is passionate, driven, with high-energy and is results-oriented with a creative and analytical mind.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for global implementation of Source to Pay (S2P) systems, ensuring alignment with global policies and processes
  • Facilitate the development of new and/or improved buying processes via system solutions, including requirements definition, working with software vendor and internal IT to communicate requirements and approve design, testing, training, and implementation Provide day-to-day, first-line technical support to global procurement requesters and approvers
  • Research and solve production system issues in a multi-echelon environment; includes deep analysis of replenishment algorithms and how they impact buying calculations; also, includes requirements definition, working with software vendor and internal IT to communicate requirements and approve design, testing, training, and implementation
  • Perform and/or oversee system administration activities related to user access, user profiles, data maintenance, approval tables, etc.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to cross-functional teams on Procurement’s systems and processes
  • Completes and maintains required systems documentation and SOP, including training documents
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to team members, projects and initiatives
  • Provide analysis requested by management, usually testing what-if scenarios for various business decisions (e.g., what would happen if we were to increase/reduce service level goals, make distribution center changes)
  • Collaborate with Management and Business Analysts to make recommendations on improvements to the buying system 
  • Establish, maintain, and expand regular communication with internal customers and internal stakeholders, ensuring quick response times and satisfactory problem resolution and developing strong customer partnerships

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum 7 + years’ experience in Procurement or BI role focused on the impleemtnation and development of Source to Pay systems (SAP, Jagger, etc.)
  • Minimum 2+ years leading a team. 
  • Minimum 5+ years BI tool experience required (Tableau, QlikView and similar tools. SAP and Power BI knowledge would be preferred but not essential.)
  • Program management and system development.
  • History of developing new process and delivering across a global organization.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, MS Office and contemporary spend management tools.
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge is essential.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • You must be a self-starter
  • You must be detail oriented with an ability to transform the organization and lead change through innovative ideas.
  • You must be able to collaborate across multiple functions, businesses, and regions.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment; ability to prioritize and plan work activities, using time efficiently. Able to execute without direct supervision.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective, positive internal working relationships
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with strong math skills
  • Basic understanding of supply chain
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communications
  • Ability to travel internationally potentially twice per year

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JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte