Vice presidents (VPs) of supply chain management are responsible for managing all crucial aspects of the supply chain processes in their company. They are in charge of overseeing their correct functioning and motivating a group of individuals to achieve company goals in a timely manner. They interact with vendors, find innovative solutions to supply chain issues, and report their progress to the supply chain president or supervisor in their department. In all tasks, vice presidents of supply chain management must follow strict regulations regarding supply chain processes and strive to minimize use of company resources while maximizing profitability.
Vice President (VP), Supply Chain Management Tasks
Maintain compliance and minimize company risk in regards to environment, health, and safety (EH&S).
Develop supply chain management best practices in areas such as systems integration and optimization, inventory control, and demand planning.
Develop company supply chain strategy that meets company performance objectives and customer expectations.
Optimize routines to ensure delivery of supplies and improve supply chain metrics in terms of cost and service.