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Global Supply Chain Excellence Director (The Woodlands, Texas) at Huntsman Corp.

Global Supply Chain Excellence Director (The Woodlands, Texas)

Huntsman Corp. Houston, TX (Onsite) Full-Time
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Global Supply Chain Excellence Director (The Woodlands, Texas)

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2021 revenues of approximately $8 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 70 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 9,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions.

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service - and the list goes on.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman's Advanced Materials Division is seeking a Global Supply Chain Excellence Director supporting our facility in The Woodlands, Texas.

This position will report to the Head of Supply Chain.

In summary, as the Global Supply Chain Excellence Director, you will:

Drive SC excellence across Huntsman Advanced Materials from global level down to sites to maximize product availability, segmentation use and reduce supply chain end to end cost and inventory - This position is a key interface between all parts of the Supply Chain functions owning E2E Process Excellence, heading data analytics, subject matter expertise, performance mgmt. (KPIs + controlling) as well as technology scouting.

E2E Process Excellence

Own and drive changes towards better processes in parts of Advanced Material Supply Chain organization for e.g., Order to Cash as well as P2P processes in close collaboration with Sales and operational functions such as Manufacturing, Procurement as well as regional/local Supply Chain.

Data analytics

Establish and drive capability to analyze SC data division-wide to reveal efficiency potentials, creating AdMat SC "analytics hub".

Help to provide unified data-basis to ensure group-wide data standard, which is also used for controlling purposes by SC Excellence.

Subject matter expertise

Drive and build-up central team consisting of area experts in 3 different areas, helping dedicated functional executing personnel to improve their decision making on regional and local level.

Major expertise areas:

* Logistics,

* Planning,

* Customer Service.

Performance Management

Work in coordination with functional leads to select the right SC KPIs as well as set the right target levels to be achieved. Also track and control success and fulfilment of these SC KPIs.


Create central capability from scratch, scouting for trends and assessing technology (in SC) for potential benefit and business impact. Closely work with IT to push for the latest and greatest tech solutions with the best use of CAPEX and OPEX

Project Management

Ensure directly or through team the delivery of all improvement and change projects following best proactive project management including project charters, milestones definition and tracking.

Required Qualifications


* Master's degree or equivalent either in Business, Chemistry, Engineering or Supply Chain,


* 10 years of professional experience in the field, optimally in chemicals,
* Experience in controlling group wide operational KPIs,
* APICS or SCOR experience and SC KPI knowledge required,
* Profound knowledge on newest trends and tech. improving SC efficiency and effectiveness required,
* SAP / ERP software process knowledge advantage.

Skills & Knowledge

* Commercial exposure, proven track record in SC optimization,
* Language skills: Fluent in English, French and German a plus,
* Celonis or similar tool on process mining beneficial,
* Demand management, process excellence, Warehousing & Distribution,
* Knowledge of Business needs and Customer Service Level,
* Understanding of commercial priorities,
* Demonstrated in Inventory management,
* High focus on data and metrics,
* Process mining experience of implementation and delivery,
* Project management and deeply process oriented,
* End-to-End optimization and process design.

Huntsman offers outstanding benefits which start from "Day One":

* Competitive healthcare, dental, vision and wellness programs,
* One additional week of paid time off - on top of vacation,
* 401(k) - Huntsman automatically contributes 6% of eligible pay, regardless of employee contribution. In addition to the 6% non-discretionary contribution, Huntsman will match $1 for every $1 you contribute up to a maximum match of 4% of eligible pay.

Sponsorship now or in the future is not approved for this role

Huntsman is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation and/or expression or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have facilities national or local.

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