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  • Visit evisors.com to browse all mentors who can help you with: • Informational Interviews • Resumes & Cover Letters • Mock Interviews …and more! Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • Working in Supply Chain Management featuring: Jorge Zazueta Hosted by: Caitlin Quan Evisors Marketing & Operations Associate Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • Agenda • About Me • What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? • Why does it Matter? • The Supply Chain Ecosystem • Job Types • Finding the Job • What are they Looking For? • Questions & Answers Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • About Me • Experience – 12 years in Industry: ThyssenKrupp, Cummins – 8 years in Consulting: IBM Global Business Services and CSC Strategic Services • Training – MBA and MS Strategic Management (Kelley) – MA Mathematics (UNCW) Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • What is Supply Chain Management? Functional Integrator Process Manager Two Competing Views SCM is described as an integration of sourcing, operations and logistics. SCM is described as analyzing and improving supply chain processes often through improved information systems. Source: Rossetti and Dooley, “Job Types in the Supply Chain Management Profession”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, July 2010. Interpretation is the author’s. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • Why Does it Matter? Source: Rossetti and Dooley, “Job Types in the Supply Chain Management Profession”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, July 2010. Interpretation is the author’s • Different company philosophies lead to different organization structures and role definitions • Academic training might not match workplace requirements • Your view’s and interests might differ from those of your potential employer • Variety spawns possibility! Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • The Supply Chain Ecosystem Supply Chain Service Providers Consultants Information Technology Marketing Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • Job Types Source: Rossetti and Dooley, “Job Types in the Supply Chain Management Profession”, Journal of Supply Chain Management, July 2010. Interpretation is the author’s Information Systems (Information Flows) Operations Consultant (Integration) Buyer/Planner (Coordination) Sourcing (Analysis) Supply Network Reconfiguration Data Physical Flows Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Finding the Job Probability of Receiving and Offer NumberofPotentialJobs Job Boards Relationship Head Hunters Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • What are They Looking For? (Formal Research) Source: Radovilsky and Hegde , “Trends in Supply Chain Management Job Requirements: A Longitudinal Study”, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, February 2012. Interpretation is the author’s Top Five Content-Based Categories Entry Level Middle Level High Level Sourcing, Procurement and Supplier Management 4 4 4 Lean Management and Lean Sigma 4 4 4 Inventory and Materials Management 4 4 Transportation, Logistics,Distribution Management 4 4 Contract and Legal Issues in Supply Chain Management 4 Information Technology Management (ERP and commerce) 4 4 Process Improvement 4 Supply Chain Analysis and Planning 4 Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Source: Radovilsky and Hegde , “Trends in Supply Chain Management Job Requirements: A Longitudinal Study”, Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management, February 2012. Interpretation is the author’s Top Five Skill-Based Categories Entry Level Middle Level High Level Communication 4 4 4 Team Work 4 4 4 General Analytical and Problem Solving 4 4 4 Spreadsheet and Database 4 ERP and Other Software 4 Leadership 4 4 Project Management 4 4 What are They Looking For? (Formal Research) Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Source: Informal interviews and comments requests from author’s network Content • Supply Chain • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) • Project Management • Information Technology • Language skills • MBA • Analytical skills • Subject Matter expertise Skills •Strategic Thinking •Ability to adapt to a new environment •Good attitude/Humility •Flexibility •Willingness to learn •Confidence •People and Communication skills What are They Looking For? (Informal Research) •Arrogance •Poor attitude •Lack of flexibility •Not enough experience for the job What turns you down? Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Advise to the Job Seeker? (informal research) Source: Informal interviews and comments requests from author’s network • Do your homework on the company, be prepared to share success stories, experiences. • When interviewing a person, more than confirming knowledge, the interviewer is often interested in how people react ant their day to day decision making processes. • Be persistent and go for the positions you want. But understand what is requested of that position first. • Show your expertise in specific areas as well as your ability to apply old skills to learn anything new. Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 1: Can supply chain management help align my sales, procurement, and manufacturing resources/requirements? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 2: How big is the supply chain transformation? Is it better to do it in-house or with consulting companies? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 3: Are there opportunities to work offshore? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 4: Should I go to graduate school for supply chain management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 5: Will supply chain management be taking on a bigger leadership role within a firm? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 6: Which courses or modules are most beneficial for a supply chain management career? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 7: What is your advice in transitioning from another career into supply chain management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 8: Are supply chain careers more focused on candidates with engineering backgrounds? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Questions & Answers Question 9: What is the typical advancement route for someone in supply chain management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
  • Connect Book your session with Jorge at: www.evisors.com/expert/1073 Jorge Zazueta Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/80
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