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Medtronic Director GSC Transformation, Innovation & Network in United States

Careers that Change Lives

Thousands of team members worldwide make up the Global Supply Chain (GSC) function. We drive the end-to-end planning, distribution, logistics, and trade operations activities that help ensure Medtronic customers receive our life-saving products when they need them. Our vision is to become a best-in-class supply chain organization and a competitive advantage for Medtronic. As the Director, Global Supply Chain (GSC) Transformation, Innovation & Network you will lead end-to-end GSC transformation opportunity and network strategy ideation, scenarios, modeling, network KPIs, and business case development in collaboration with functions, regions, and OU leadership. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities and innovative solutions to ensure a competitive advantage and meet the evolving demands of the business and customers.

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.

A Day in the Life

As the Director, Global Supply Chain (GSC) Transformation, Innovation & Network, you will:

  • Develop and maintain Global Supply Chain’s transformational pipeline via ideation and partnership across all functions to transition for successful execution upon approved business case and funding

  • Lead global network governance (GNE) to ensure compliant, strategy-aligned, cost-effective changes to flow, mode, and node via collaboration and approvals from functional owners (i.e. regulatory, tax, trade, finance, planning, regions, manufacturing, sterilization, etc.)

  • Lead M&A design and integration for global supply chain, providing input into due diligence and designing the integration of systems and operations for compliance and synergies post-decision.

  • Define, develop the roadmap and business case, and implement GSC end-to-end Digital Control Tower bringing together E2E GSC functions for improved cost, service, sustainability, product availability, etc.

  • Lead Digital Twin for continuous end-to-end network optimization and monitoring of network KPIs, working with vendors, IT, and A&I teams to deliver the digital representation of the physical supply chain in order to identify, prescribe, and quantify end-to-end tradeoffs

  • For technology solutions within scope, manages vendors, IT, and A&I to deliver roadmap, implement, and maintain

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant Global Supply Chain experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant Global Supply Chain experience with 7+ years of managerial experience in Network Design

Nice to Have:

  • 5+ years of proven success leading a team of individuals in a fast-paced, results-driven environment and effectively balancing multiple priorities and achieving deadlines

  • Proven track record for developing and delivering network strategy solutions and processes yielding double-digit annual inventory, distribution, and transportation savings.

  • Analytical mindset and knowledge of global, end-to-end supply chains and operations to solve complex, undefined problems

  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead multiple job areas, detailed supply chain knowledge on a global scale, and detailed functional and operational expertise

  • Experience strategizing and implementing Deliver – Network Strategy processes within a large, complex organization including integrating industry/market intelligence from different operating entities; distribution/transportation partners; functions; groups; regions; and customers to continuously improve competitive position.

  • Exceptional collaboration and team-building skills across a global organization to develop long-term strategic relationships and alliances with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Proven ability to interact and effectively communicate complex supply chain information with executive management and all levels of the organization related to network strategy changes and strategic initiatives

  • Strong interpersonal/collaborative skills including exceptional negotiation and facilitator skills to effectively influence and reach consensus, buy-in, commitment, and accountability to ensure process execution

  • Recognized supply chain/network strategy leadership capability with proven ability to drive accelerated results

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions.

  • Advanced knowledge of Distribution & Network Design systems, technologies, and processes.

  • Technical acumen to partner with IT and technology

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here ( .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

This position is eligible for an annual long-term incentive plan.  Learn more about Medtronic Long-Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) on page 6 here .

The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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