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Senior Manager, Supplier Quality & Ethical Sourcing

Company: Walgreens
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: June 15, 2022

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Job DescriptionJob SummaryResponsible -for development, implementation, and compliance -administration -of company third party Supplier Quality, Ethical Sourcing, Import Manufacturing Site Validation, Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Security Audit, and -Direct -to Retail (DTR) Licensing programs allowing for a holistic approach to the vetting of international and domestic suppliers. Develops and maintains Walgreens and global KPIs to ensure compliance and mitigate -company -risk -as pertains to Global Supply Chain.Job -ResponsibilitiesPerforms as Program Manager for Global Ethical Sourcing initiative and as key resource for the company, -catalyzing -policies and education at all levels of the -organization. Develops and manages -program -and policies for supplier base of Owned and Exclusive Brands, Good Not For Resale, Importer of Record and Global Brands products to mitigate highest -risk -to -Company -Brand.Performs as Program Manager for Global Supplier Quality initiative and as key resource for the company, -catalyzing -policies and education at all levels of the -organization. Develops and manages -program -and policies for supplier base of Owned and Exclusive Brands, Good Not For Resale, Importer of Record and Global Brands products to ensure suppliers are complying with appropriate product and industry quality standards.Performs as the Program Manager for Anti-Dumping, Countervailing and Illegal Transshipment Import Manufacturing Site Validation initiative. Develops and maintains strategies, policies and zero tolerance thresholds for the implementation of a third-party validation audit program to -support -the -desired -'reasonable -care' threshold for United States International Trade Commission and Customs and Border Protection.Performs as the Program Manager for Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Security Audit initiative. Develops and maintains strategies, policies and zero tolerance thresholds for the implementation of a third-party C-TPAT audit program to -support -the requirements to -support -the supply chain, identify security gaps, and implement specific security measures and best practices -desired -as a partner with Customs and Border Protection.Performs as the Program Manager for the -Direct -to Retail (DTR) Licensing initiative. Defines and -guides -program -on quality, safety, and ethical activities to ensure appropriate coverage for contract compliance and effective licensing coverage for Merchandising Team. Develops and maintains company license-specific withdrawal and recall process to ensure contract compliance and mitigation of -risk -for all Brands potentially affected.Collaborates -with Supply Chain and Asset Protection SMEs to incorporate tariff requirements and current statutes as communicated through United States International Trade Commission and Customs and Border Protection into audit initiatives.Develops and manages global -risk -factor -resources -to -support -Merchandising Team initiatives including commodity fluctuations and Global -Enterprise -education to -support -Global regulatory requirements for -social -compliance initiative.Facilitates research, develops strategies, and manages corrective actions for manufacturing sites and Supplier Base found to be non-compliant with Walgreens Vendor Compliance requirements as set forth during the vendor verification process.Guides -Compliance with -social -responsibility -and quality standards as applicable.Represents the company on external committees based on area of expertise.Serves as primary technical resource for ethical sourcing and supplier quality approval and -communicates -closely with Product Managers to assure vendor compliance with audit requirements.Reviews vendor ethical audits and certify each vendor's corrective action plan to address noncompliance issues.Support -continuous improvement efforts by developing and maintaining a vendor scorecard tracking ethical audit and supplier quality performance. Identifies low performers and takes appropriate action to obtain improvement or decertify vendor.Supervises specialists -supporting -Ethical Sourcing and Supplier Quality and additional Quality and Technical programs as applicable to achieve companywide product quality, safety, and ethical strategies.An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veteransAbout Walgreens Boots AllianceWalgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global -leader -in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 -years -of -trusted -healthcare heritage and -passion -in -community -pharmacy, the company is meeting customers' and patients' -needs -through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and -health -and beauty products.Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.WBA's -purpose -is to -help -people across the world lead -healthier -and happier lives. The company is -proud -of its contributions to -healthy -communities, a -healthy -planet, an -inclusive -organization -and a -sustainable -marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to -responsible -business.WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com#LI-CB1External Basic QualificationsBachelor's degree and at least 4 -years -OR High School/GED and at least 7 -years -experience in Consumer Packaged Goods vendor -administrationIntermediate level skill with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPointAt least 2 -years -experience developing and tracking budgetsAt least 2 -years -experience working in Global mass/retail roleAt least 1 year experience in a -corporate -retail technical -guidance -roleAt least 3 -years -of experience with third party laboratories or GMP auditing -service -providersAt least 2 -years -of experience contributing to financial decisions in the -workplaceAt least 2 -years -of -direct -guidance, indirect guidance and/or -crossfunctional -team -leadershipWilling to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes -(within state and out of state)Preferred QualificationsMBA in Project -Administration, -Social -Compliance, Engineering, Microbiology or Scientific Field and at -least 5 -years -of experience managing vendor quality or audit programsAt least 5 -years -experience of cross functional team guidanceAt least 5 -years -of experience working with international third party testing or auditing companiesAt least 5 -years -experience in international vendor technical issue -administration -and resolutionJob FunctionSupply Chain/Distribution Common Location200 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-04620-00001-2 Auto req ID: 911018BRWork Location Address: 200 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015

Keywords: Walgreens, Arlington Heights , Senior Manager, Supplier Quality & Ethical Sourcing, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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