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Director Supply Chain Programs Georgia

Company: Brambles USA Inc
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world's biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact.

What does that mean for you? You'll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You'll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You'll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model .

Job Description

The Director, Supply Chain Programs, leads a multi-functional team supporting strategic areas of the CHEP US Supply Chain, delivering results through coordination, collaboration, support, technical and strategic leadership in fleet management, sustainability, real estate, physical site security, plant hourly staff career development programs, and the CHEP North America automotive business.


Most of the key accountabilities of this role span CHEP US while other accountabilities also include CHEP Canada (for real estate) and CHEP Canada and CHEP Mexico (for automotive operations).

Travel Required: 25-50%

Leadership: 4 Direct Reports, 16 Indirect

Location: Greater Orlando Area or Atlanta and the surrounding areas. This is not a "remote " position, it is a hybrid role with office presence.


Lead fleet operations (forklifts and hostlers) for CHEP Services, Pallecon and Automotive, accountable for long-range strategy, inventory management and accuracy, management of service providers, maintenance cost controls and reporting.
Lead the North America Automotive operations team focused on people, safety, cost, customer service and network expansion / optimization as the business grows.
Serve as sponsor and advisor for the development, implementation and ongoing support and improvement to the hourly plant staff career development program.
Act as the single point of contact for all US supply chain decarbonization and zero waste initiatives effectively influencing initiative owners to stay on target and provide accurate and timely updates for senior leadership.
Lead the development and implementation of decarbonization and zero waste initiatives for CHEP US operations.
Lead / facilitate the CHEP NA real estate process for new sites, renewals, and closures from concept through to final approvals while staying focused on optimizing / controlling costs.
Lead the development and implementation of physical site security standards in cooperation with global HSE and facilities team in sourcing.

Key contacts

Territory operations leadership
Real estate team
Indirect sourcing team
Supply chain finance team
Strategic planning team
Engineering team
North American automotive commercial, finance, and supply chain teams
Global automotive leadership
Regional and global decarbonizations leads.
Global and regional HSE
Third party service center operators
Powered industrial equipment vendors.
Real estate providers and landlords
Engineering contractors
Suppliers of equipment and services related to sustainability.
CHEP customers

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in supply chain, operations, engineering, business mgt. or similar required

Desirable Qualifications

MBA or post-graduate qualification in a supply chain discipline
Continuing education courses related to real estate, sourcing, negotiation, logistics, etc.


7-10 years of manufacturing, warehouse, or distribution experience with at least 3 years in a management capacity.


Must be able to communicate with all levels of an organization, both internal and external.
Must have a demonstrated success record in developing and leading cross-functional teams that deliver results on time, on target and on budget.
Must have demonstrated success in negotiating skills.
Must be able to work independently and lead remote teams.
Must have experience of developing and successfully implementing both safety and quality management programs.
Must be willing to travel extensively and at times on short notice.


Preferred Education

BachelorsPreferred Level of Work Experience

7 - 10 yearsHybrid RemoteWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at

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