Interim Supply Chain Manager

Interim Supply Chain Manager

Interim management is an effective managerial solution for companies of all sizes to deal with an unprecedented situation, a managerial emergency or to accelerate their transformation.

MANAGERIM, expert in interim management, provides you with interim managers specialized in supply chain optimization everywhere in France, Europe or further internationally (Africa, Asia, Middle East...).

Our community of interim managers in Supply Chain regroups top and middle managers (Supply Chain Director or Manager, Flow Director, Supply Chain Project Manager, Planning Manager, S&OP Manager, Procurement Manager, Transport Manager...) with:

  • solid experience in operational Supply Chain management
  • sectorial expertise
  • strong leadership skills
  • skills in leading Supply Chain transformation projects

Our interim managers are men and women selected after a rigorous and demanding process, as much for their expertise as for their interpersonal skills.

The missions of an interim supply chain director

The interim Supply Chain Director occupies a transversal and central role within companies. He/she designs and implements the global strategy of the company's supply chain, from the raw material supply phase to delivery to the customer.

Depending on the size of the company, the number of sites and its positioning, his or her responsibilities cover a geographical area or a set of specific activities.

Assignments may include various responsibilities:

  • Management of the teams under his responsibility: plant Supply Chain managers, planning, procurement... and coordination with all the Supply Chain interlocutors: production management, purchasing management, sales management, sales and customer service management...
  • Definition of the strategy and structuring of the Supply Chain organization core model, processes and information systems (ERP, SCM, TMS, WMS, EDI...)
  • Organization, coordination and synchronization of all flows
  • Development of the Industrial and Commercial Plan (ICP) and Master Production Plans (MPP)
  • Management of forecasts and planning
  • Definition and implementation of action plans to improve operational performance
  • Performance monitoring (service rate, cost control, etc.)
  • Management of projects to transform the Supply Chain organization

Why mobilize an interim manager in supply chain from the interim management firm MANAGERIM?

Our interim Supply Chain Directors have previous successful experience:

  • in France and internationally in mono and multi-site environments
  • in multiple industrial sectors: retail, specialized distribution, transport & logistics operators, food, pharmaceutical, chemical, automotive, aeronautics, electronics...
  • in different contexts (growth, decline, merger, acquisition integration, transformation, restructuring, crisis management...)

They know how to adapt rapidly and be immediately operational.

Our interim supply chain managers operate on high value-added assignments in a variety of situations:

  • Temporary replacement at short notice of a manager on Supply Chain functions: Supply Chain Director or Manager, Planning Manager, Supply and Inventory Manager, Supply Chain Project Manager...
  • Operational reinforcement of a team in a period of overload of activity or tension
  • Flash audit of the Supply Chain organization
  • Management of Supply Chain performance improvement processes (e.g. S&OP activities, sales forecasts, planning, customer service, logistics, Master Data, etc.)
  • Management of complex Supply Chain projects (transformation, reorganization, restructuring, merger, integration of a new acquisition, launch of new activities, remobilization...)
  • Crisis management
  • Change management

Throughout their assignments, our interim managers are supported by one of our partners, who guarantees the quality of the assignment and the methodology developed by MANAGERIM.

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