Job title: Director Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 02-05-2017
Our Director of Finance, Corporate Supply Chain, is moving on to new challenges and we are looking for his successor.The Corporate Supply Chain function holds the overall global responsibility for outlining and maintaining Elkem’s procurement and logistics strategies and policies.
The focus is to improve Elkem’s total procurement cost by securing cost optimal, safe and sustainable deliverables for the company’s procurement and logistics services. The function is working internationally across all divisions in the company, requiring a high level of coordination in the implementation of Elkem’s Procurement and Supply Chain Strategy.
Establish and maintain a complete scorecard for monthly follow-up of procurement, supply chain and working capital performance.
Contribute to continuous improvement of models, processes, standards and routines related to supply chain/procurement in Elkem.
Special responsibility for accounts payable, inventories and flow within the corporate supply chain (CSC). Establish groups, group targets, work systematics and measurements. Run related improvement processes.
Participate in and support other CSC focus areas as it relates to systematics, measurements and follow-up. These areas are Indirect/project procurement, Raw materials procurement and Logistics.
Contribute to a strategic plan for CSC and implement systematic follow up of strategic targets.
Focus on engaging and coordinating all Divisions within area of responsibility.
Participate in and prepare for internal board meetings within CSC.
Qualifications required for the position:
5 years of higher education within economics / finance / industrial economics
Minimum 5 years of experience within finance, procurement and/or supply chain
Strong analytical skills, detail oriented and structured
Familiar with Excel/MS Office and ERP systems (M3, SAP)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Change agent attitude, driving changes and improvements
Fluent in English, both written and oral
For more information:
Elkem er blant verdens ledende selskaper innen miljøvennlig produksjon av metallprodukter og materialer. Hovedprodukter er silisium, silikon, spesiallegeringer til støperiindustrien, karbon og microsilica. Selskapet har produksjonsanlegg i Europa, Nord-Amerika, Sør-Amerika, Afrika og Asia, i tillegg til et omfattende nettverk av salgskontorer i de viktigste markedene i Europa og Asia. Elkem er eid av China National Bluestar.