The Improvement Leader Sourcing Center leads or enables improvement initiatives focused on design, implementation and optimization of business processes under the scope of the Sourcing Service Center to :
Enhance compliance, productivity and value delivery.
Support Global Sourcing Service Center strategy and development.
Adapt Sourcing Service Center geographical and functional services coverage to the demands of DuPont business The role of the Improvement Leader is to lead, provide input and support to the development of Sourcing & Logistics business processes, strategies and plans in a project team environment by collecting data quickly and efficiently, conducting specific analyses and communicating key findings and insights for additional business processes improvements.
Use a project management approach to solve problems and implement improvements that support the overall end-to-end business process.
This position will be part of the Corteva Sourcing Center organization.
Key Activities may include :
Lead specific work streams or projects in support of specific spend savings, business process optimization and business objectives.
Lead & Support new business integrations.
Analyze KPI metrics and help develop improvement strategies.
Lead quality control and review, work closely with BRRP and Accounts Payable.
Collect VOC data, analyze, and develop improvement plans for implementation.
Lead sub-teams and / or networks
Collect, clean and analyze spend or distribution data.
Develop results pack for each supplier for each round of negotiations.
Highlight areas of opportunity across suppliers, categories, commodities and materials
Analyzes reports and provide insights to develop improvement strategies.
Gather information about suppliers and help develop supply strategies for Efficiency buyers.
Proven previous work experience regarding data extraction, analysis and interpretation and project work
Green Belt certification. Black Belt certification preferred but not required
Minimum 3 years Sourcing & Logistics experience
Knowledge of lean methodology and / or other project management tools
Commitment to the DuPont Core Values
Problem solving and analysis skills
Strong self-starter capability
Change agent attitude
Strong communication skills & ability to influence
Excellent computer skills - especially Excel, PowerPoint and other MS package with the ability to analyze, manipulate, and parse data quickly and effectively
Ability to manage assigned tasks well and initiates / recommends changes in plan when appropriate
Proficiency in BRRP and RTP processes
KEY CORE COMPETENCIES :
Teamwork / Collaboration, Managing for Productivity, Innovation, Analysis and Judgment, Embracing Change, Communicating with Impact, Business Acumen, Build Sustainable Customer Relationships, Engagement
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The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-
alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.