• Director of Finance

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/17/2018 9:11 AM)
    City
    Irving
    State/Province
    Texas
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

    Responsibilities:

     

    Purpose and Summary of position:

     

    This is a highly visible role within the Celanese business with direct access to the executives within the business for providing leadership and guidance on managing metrics and cost across the Celanese Acetyls/Supply Chain functions. 

     

    Key responsibilities include:

     

    • Create, update and implement effective policies, procedures and controls for the total supply chain cost
    • Drive predictable and robust financial accounting in Acetyls Supply Chain, together with identifying prospective, emerging risks at an early stage with mitigation plans
    • Create and lead periodic monthly and quarterly Acetyls Supply Chain performance and operating reviews with businesses to drive strong, proactive value added analysis in the Acetyls Supply Chain area
    • Define common information needs, define standard metrics, reports, analysis paths, and design/architect the reporting and analytics solution for the global, enterprise-wide Supply Chain
    • Manage a group of plant controllers/analyst to achieve the defined deliverables for this area
    • Facilitate Business Case Management and Realization for Supply Chain
    • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, incl. senior business leadership teams, and works as a change agent to drive improvements

    Qualifications:

    Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

     

    • Demonstrated leadership and willingness to drive change in the organization
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, familiar with supply chain concepts
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop collaborative relationships with Supply Chain and business leaders and stakeholders
    • Good system thinking and problem resolution with the ability to assess and identify issues and risks across the Supply Chain processes; translating business needs to technical solution
    • Significant understanding of reporting processes and technology tools

     

    Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

    • Would prefer a supply chain certification (APICS) or equivalent experience Six Sigma / Lean Sigma / TQM experience

     

    Required Yrs Exp:

     

    • 8+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Logistics environment

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