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Presentation at 6th Massachusetts Green Career Conference

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  1. 1. Supply Chain Management Bob McInturff McInturff & Associates, Inc. Bridget Ferrari Sustainable Supply Chain Manager National Grid
  2. 2. Supply Chain Organization
  3. 3. Green Supply Chain Focus Purchasing/Strategic Sourcing Logistics Product Life Cycle (Reverse Logistics)
  4. 4. Purchasing/Sourcing Data collection and spend analysis Market Research The RFx process (also known as go-to- market) Negotiations Contracting Implementation and continuous improvement
  5. 5. Reverse Logistics p  Reverse logistics denotes all those operations related to the reuse of products and materials.. p  Green Logistics describes all attempts to measure and minimize the ecological impact of logistics activities. This includes all activities of the forward and reverse flows.
  6. 6. Supply Chain Careers p  According to BearingPoint 35% of companies have a sustainable SC program p  Number rises to 54% with sales in excess of $700M p  However p  There is only one Bridget in every company p  Multiple roles with green as an integral component
  7. 7. p  SC requires a global outlook p  Quantitative skills are paramount p  Communication skills and collaborative are equally important Supply Chain is Global
  8. 8. What’s the Good News? Service Economy: Procurement Biotech: Procurement Manufacturing: Global Sourcing
  9. 9. Metrics/Strategic Sourcing p  Strong statistics, data modeling/analysis skills p  Strong Excel skills, along with database management p  Strong analytical and financial skills p  Understand and support business financial systems/models (make/buy, budgets, total cost modeling) and analysis p  Willingness to travel domestically and/or internationally 25-30% of the time
  10. 10. Practical Job Hunting p  You are screened for n  Education n  Experience n  Job Title n  Function n  Common Background p  You are hired for n  Accomplishments n  Fit
  11. 11. p  How to go about it n  It is about networking n  It is not about hard work n  It is about consistency p  Ask yourself n  What do I know and when did I know it? n  Why hire me and why now? n  How many green supply chain websites have I visited ?
  12. 12. Thank You Bob McInturff McInturff & Associates, Inc. 209 West Central Street Natick MA 01760 (508) 653-4050 bob@mcinturff.com

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