December 11, 2018

CASE STUDY: Director, Supply Chain


A private-equity owned, global leader in the design and fabrication of battery and power products.  Prior to a complex acquisition of a bolt-on, a vital member of the company’s supply chain team had resigned, leaving a gap in the management team.


The TriVista Recruitment Team reviewed the critical requirements of the role with the hiring company and assisted in developing a Director of Supply Chain job profile.  Key components for the hire included experience in inventory control, SIOP, and leveraging commodity purchases in LCCs. TriVista Recruitment networked the position within a targeted, relevant niche to present qualified, interested candidate referrals.


The company selected and advanced four experienced, local candidates to multiple on-site interviews.  The hired individual possesses extensive experience in managing direct and indirect procurement, inventory controls, vendor selection, supplier performance and process disciplines. In addition, she has excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills. The company looks forward to benefiting from the talent upgrade to develop a world-class supply chain.


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