Supply Chain Director, CSC


SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR - CSC
Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.
Reporting to the Vice President - Supply Chain, the Supply Chain Director - CSC will be responsible for the execution of the Supply Chain Strategy, and for the cost, quality, and delivery performance of the supply base in support of Irving Shipbuilding Inc. on the CSC Program.
This is a full time, permanent staff role (one opening) located in Halifax N.S.
Requirements, Knowledge & Skills
  • 10-15 years of management and leadership in Supply Chain Management in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Naval Shipbuilding and capital Defence projects
  • Degree in a relevant discipline with professional accreditations or an MBA
  • Excellent numeracy, business acumen, financial analysis and IT skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and diverse business
  • Excellent communications skills

Key Competencies
  • Managing vision and purpose
  • Drive for results
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Decision Quality
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management and consensus building
  • Accountability
  • Building effective teams
  • Developing people

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Working with the members of ISI Supply Chain function and CSC Program, provide leadership that ensures all Supply Chain strategy requirements are effectively executed
  • Develop and Lead the organisation construct for CSC Supply Chain and respective hiring strategy
  • Provide input to the design and development of the CSC supply chain, including supplier selection
  • Build relationships at Executive level with suppliers to ensure that problems, issues and improvement opportunities are addressed in a timely and effective manner
  • Continuously improve the capability of the organization, deploying and developing supply chain professionals to further the aims of the company and in compliance with the ISI Business Management Model
  • Direct and manage the delivery of products and services to ISI from external suppliers
  • Continually assess CSC supply chain risks and build appropriate mitigation strategies and contingency plans.
  • Meet or Exceed the annual performance goals

What We Offer:
  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
For further details please contact Tracey MacCharles at maccharles.tracey@jdirving.com
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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