LIFE AT BRP
We create innovative ways to move – on snow, water, asphalt. In the air, on the ground and everywhere in between.
Built on a 75-year tradition of ingenuity and intensive customer focus, BRP is headquartered in the Canadian town of Valcourt, Quebec and operates manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, and Austria. We have a total workforce of more than 14 500 driven, resourceful people.
Our portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex, Stacer and Savage boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We support our lines of product with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business to fully enhance your riding experience.
Because it’s not about the destination. It’s about the journey. Yours.
We are passionate and qualified; by joining BRP, you will evolve within an experienced team that will welcome you with open arms.
YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure leadership for the North America PA&A Warehousing operation in collaboration with our 3PL partners;
Improve our customer service promise in line with BRP brand positioning and competitive landscape evolution;
Maintain a strong connection with the PA&A commercial leadership team to anticipate future business needs and define an optimal solution set;
Develop a capacity requirement to support global sales growth plan;
Optimize North American regional warehouse footprint with a proper hub and spoke strategy;
Adapt operation practices to new growth levers like B2C and vehicle customization.
Strategically work with our 3rd party logistic partners to optimize warehouse efficiency;
Optimize the inventory and space requirements by collaborating and influencing stakeholders on forecasting, eliminating excess stock, and reducing lead-times while maintaining proper customer service level;
Promote continuous improvement mindset to support the lean pillar of BRP’s mission;
Stay connected with industry trends in supply chain.
Ensure budget/forecasts are met and implement cost mitigation strategies when needed;
Define standard KPIs across all regions and sites including Service Level Agreement with 3PL;
Participate in a global governance mechanism connecting all PA&A operations leaders worldwide;
Monitor 3PL performance against contractual requirements and make proper adjustments where required;
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Bachelor in Operations Management, Logistics, Engineering or in a relevant field
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in supply chain management in similar industries (automotive, consumer goods, service parts, etc)
Lead significant supply chain optimization projects and associated system implementation
Good knowledge of SAP and/or JDA environment
Clear customer focus mindset seeing the PA&A Supply Chain as a key enabler of differentiation;
Recognized ability to operationalize the strategic plan with a laser focus, in order to achieve the desired company profitability goals;
Capable of efficiently communicating and promoting your ideas to different levels of the organization including top executives;
Strong human and financial management skills;
Confirmed team player, always searching for innovative ideas to increase the top-line (passionate about growth as much as optimizing the costs) and to surpass customer service promise;
Viewed as a strong & passionate leader with a focus on people, organizational development, relationship building and change management;
Organized and analytical, focused on process improvement and maximizing systems capabilities;
Known to have strong governance including BSC and KPI management that tie back into the strategic planning cycle;
Recognized ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions.
This position is based in Sherbrooke or Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
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