Director of Supply Chain - Medical Device

Director of Supply Chain

Our client is a leading global organization in the medical device industry. They have asked Cornelius Wong of Lock Search Group to assist them in their search for a Director of Supply Chain to join their team. This position is based in Mississauga, ON.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of the distribution teams in Canada, ensuring the distribution centres (internal and 3rd party) are running at optimal productivity
  • Leadership of the Customer Service team within Canada ensuring targets are met
  • Drive the development of the local S&OP Planning process and all related supply chain KPI’s
  • Implement and drive a value added and effective Sales and Operations Execution process
  • Manage the annual budget and cost centres related to Warehousing & Distribution, Customer Service and Inventory within Canada
  • Represent the company and develop collaborative relationships with external stakeholders
  • Assist in developing supply chain strategies that support the business and aim to provide competitive advantage
  • Perform all activities in compliance with Company Operating Standards and Quality Systems
  • Maintain high standards of Health & Safety across Canada in accordance with the Company’s Health & Safety policy, Quality system and commitment to loss control
  • Manage, coach and develop an effective and motivated team, who achieve team, functional and business objectives
  • Management of local 3PL Warehouses and/or Service Providers  


  • Post secondary education, University Degree is preferred
  • Supply chain experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical field
  • Experience with change management
  • Ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from conception to execution
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated capacity to develop and implement practical strategies, plans, and solutions to identified issues and problems
  • Good judgment, discretion, tact and the ability to work easily with senior leaders
  • Strong Leadership & performance management experience, ability to identify and develop talent
  • Experience in SAP or similar ERP/ WHM systems
  • Management of Health and Safety to IOSH standard Management of Quality in line with company policy and cGMP of Logistics

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume in confidence to Cornelius Wong via the “apply now” button.

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