Vice President, Supply Chain & Business Services

Date: Oct 21, 2020

Location: Parsippany, NJ, US

Company: Roehm GmbH





Vice President, Supply Chain & Business Services


Location: United States of America : Parsippany, NJ

Function: Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Röhm America LLC

Business Line: Supply Chain Management Methacrylates



Roehm is a market leader in methacrylate chemicals (found in polymer plastics), and we are working on exciting topics and projects. At Roehm, our strength comes from our employees. Their ideas, creativity, and passion are crucial for the further development of our business. Are you ready to become a part of that?  


By becoming part of our team, we offer opportunities and perspectives in an international environment – both for career changers and experienced professionals. Waiting for you is an exciting and creative role within a team, on-the-job training, development opportunities as well as an attractive compensation and benefits package! 



This position is responsible for supply chain management, logistics, customer service, process management, and quality management in Region Americas (RAM) and is a participating member of the Regional Management Team. Located in the North American Headquarters in Parsippany, NJ, this role will report to the Regional President, with matrix reporting to the Roehm Head of Global Supply Chain at our Global Headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.  


To be considered a top candidate for this role, you will be an authority when it comes to executive-level functions of global supply chain and logistics. This is an area you will have had extensive experience with in the past in addition to exemplary customer service. You will also come with a passion for leading and developing others to create a best-in-class team! 



  • Develop, implement, and manage the regional strategic goals for the SCB group, ensuring all SCB related goals and objectives in RAM are met.  
  • Oversee all critical contract negotiations affecting the region.  
  • Lead supply chain, logistics, and customer service to fulfill customer needs according to market strategy. Directing, motivating, and developing regional staff to help drive business. 
  • Coordinate and lead business processes for the Verbund in the region, and ensure highly efficient, automated processes in alignment with global structure. This would include developing and tracking critical metrics for continuous improvement. 
  • Lead SCB digitalization initiative – driving local implementation and/or aligning with global processes.  
  • Direct regional and global medical MC supply chain processes (e.g. SOP, demand planning, inventory management) to ensure secured and cost-efficient supply for customers, including import/export activities and SWAP agreements.  
  • Develop and manage a regional quality improvement system ensuring compliance with management systems, legal and market requirements.  
  • Communicate to and align with global functions on all SCB related topics including input into global projects and initiatives and implement the results in the region.  
  • Represent senior leadership in important interactions with local authorities, trade organizations, key customer accounts, and key suppliers.  
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with local laws and regulations in an efficient and timely manner.  
  • Ensure local employees follow the Code of Conduct and complete all vital training.  
  • Analyze data, organize information, and prepare reports/documents, as required by the regional organization.  


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree or greater preferred in the fields of Business Admin, logistics, supply chain, engineering, or related field.  
  • Minimum of ten years of related experience including a minimum of five years of people leadership experience which must include knowledge of distribution, warehousing, and inventory control. 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and planning systems implementation and integration.  
  • Knowledge of developing and optimizing business processes, statistical forecasting, business support systems such as SAP, and inventory management systems. 
  • Strong conceptual and critical thinking to support end-to-end supply chain management. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint). 
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to lead a diverse and geographically dispersed team; develop, enable, and motivate employees to build and sustain an innovative and robust organization.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a proven track record to interact with the most senior level contacts of major external organizations; cross-functional and cross-cultural collaboration required.  
  • Strong change management skills and the ability to develop an organization that can move quickly to take advantage of new opportunities and strategies in line with the global BL.  
  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties.  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as, the ability to follow through and complete tasks with little supervision. 
  • Must be self-motivated and work independently with a sense of urgency.  
  • Ability to solve problems quickly.  
  • Must treat confidential information in an appropriate manner with a high level of integrity.  
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, up to 30%. 


To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://www.roehm.com/en/career.

Please address your application to Nicholas Foster. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 517-618-0154.


Roehm America LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.  Roehm America LLC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Please note that Röhm will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Röhm works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Röhm receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


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