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Director SAP Manufacturing

Company: Medline Gruppe
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Director SAP Manufacturing (INF0100QE) Director SAP Manufacturing ( Job Number: INF0100QE ) Primary Location Purpose and Scope:
Medline is a leader in the manufacturing of healthcare supplies, with domestic and international production facilities that share a goal of standardizing manufacturing processes across the manufacturing landscape. With 50+ distribution centers, 15+ manufacturing sites and a fleet of 400+ trucks, Medline seeks to maximize these assets with leading-edge automation and information systems. This role will manage IT and manufacturing professionals to implement SAP S/4 HANA solution in direct support of Medline manufacturing divisions. The position also will have primary accountability to implement SAP S/4 to transform the manufacturing sites utilizing the SAP Activate methodology.
The Director of SAP ERP -Manufacturing must have experience implementing SAP S/4 in discrete and process manufacturing facilities. This role will focus on several key manufacturing areas, including Inventory Tracking, Quality Control, Production and Planning, Procure to Pay, and Warehouse Management. An understanding of kitting/tray packaging is particularly useful although not required as Medline is the largest producer of sterile procedure trays in the US. Knowledge of and experience implementing SAP EWM and Manufacturing capabilities is required. The Director should be proficient in: team building, vendor management, partnering with peers and business leaders to assess needs and manage expectations, and collaborating with various technology groups to optimize delivery and support results.
--- Lead SAP S/4 Manufacturing design, development, configuration and support functions across all manufacturing sites to ensure sustained, measurable and continuously improving levels of production and performance
--- Build and manage a world class team of business and SAP analysts and developers to ensure a best in class manufacturing experience for Medline manufacturing divisions
--- Ensure the availability, reliability and security of manufacturing systems
--- Manage service integrator and other technology vendor relationships
--- Collaborate with architecture team in devising the best architecture and designs including an emphasis on standardizing manufacturing processes and procedures
--- Research and recommend investment, development, installation, and use of technology improvements
--- Mentor and develop team members to enable personal and professional development
--- Assess and address team skill and knowledge gaps to ensure the teams consistently have the knowledge, skills and experience to execute Medline's manufacturing roadmap
--- Respond to business critical emergency situations related to support of manufacturing systems
--- Oversee the development and maintenance of technical documentation
--- Provide oversight for team and project managers relative to developing and managing resource plans
--- Oversight and guidance relative to staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions
--- Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary for the role -
-COVID-19 Vaccination
Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.
--- BS in Computer Science or related; or equivalent technical experience; Advanced degree (Masters or MBA) preferred
--- 4+ years of experience integrating packaged software applications
--- 8+ years of experience managing manufacturing design/development/configuration/support teams
--- 3+ years of experience managing managers
--- 4+ years of experience with SAP S4 HANA manufacturing platform or earlier SAP manufacturing versions
--- Experience migrating manufacturing production facilities to a new manufacturing platform
--- Experience directing both onshore and offshore teams
--- Understanding of application lifecycles
--- Understanding of diverse application development practices (including both waterfall and agile methodologies)
--- Understanding of financial and revenue models
--- Kitting, sterile procedure tray production or other medical device manufacturing experience a plus
--- Strong prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
--- Strong verbal and written communication skills
--- Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
--- Ability to work with and influence senior management
--- Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
--- Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
--- High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook, and Internet applications
-More About Medline: -
Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States, providing more than 550,000 products that serve the entire continuum of care. Our innovative products and programs can be found in most hospitals, extended-care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices, home care dealers, home health agencies and retail outlets. -Founded in 1910, Medline has grown from a small manufacturer of aprons, surgical gowns and uniforms to a thriving $20 billion global enterprise because of our dedicated people, entrepreneurial spirit and honest values. -Again named one of the country's "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For," and once again named to Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces, Medline has experienced fifty-plus years of consecutive annual growth, and is headquartered in Northfield, IL. -
-Medline Industries, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Medline evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.Medline is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact VETERANS AT MEDLINEMedline recognizes the experience and dedication veterans bring to the workplace. We take pride in the career paths provided to our employees. Our military employees add tremendous leadership skills and a broad range of talents which help us drive the healthcare solutions needed for today and tomorrow.

Keywords: Medline Gruppe, Arlington Heights , Director SAP Manufacturing, Executive , Mundelein, Illinois

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