Finance Director, Supply Operations

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Job Title: Finance Director, NA Supply Operations - Plainfield, IL based

Job Description:

The role reports directly to VP Finance, North America Supply and the SVP, Conversion on a dotted line basis. The role will sit on both the Supply Finance Leadership Team and the Conversion Leadership Team and will work extensively across the entirety of the NA Supply business, NA finance function as well as key global stakeholders.

The successful applicant will be accountable for the business performance management of the Conversion, Distillation & Maturation and the USVI business units within NA Supply and will work collaboratively to drive cost reduction and working capital efficiencies across the businesses, ensuring the most appropriate allocation of resources and investment in order to create value for Diageo.

Complexity of Role:

- Role will report directly to VP Supply Finance with dotted line to SVP Conversion. Person must be able to balance the requirements of the business units they are directly accountable for along with the entirety of the NA Supply and overall NA business units

- Role leads, coaches and inspires a team of 11 which spans 9 manufacturing facilities across USA, Canada and USVI

- Role oversees total cost base of >$300m, total inventory >$1B, annual production >50M cases bottled and over 65M LAA's distilled per year

- Able to move between strategy and implementation - must have deep understanding of supply finance processes in order to drive underlying sustainable business performance

Key Deliverables:

- Drive ongoing business performance management focused on sustained value creation through insight generation leading to action

- Drive standardization across sites in core finance deliverables; further embed and integrate finance team in manufacturing excellence deliverables

- Lead the development of annual business plans, delivery of financial results and development and implementation of strategic initiatives

- Identify and pro-actively manage risks and opportunities and performance enhancement options and work with leadership teams to implement and execute

- Work as great business partner across NA Supply finance team, site leads and key NA Supply team members


- Minimum 15 years' experience in various supply and/ or finance roles demonstrating increasing responsibilities

- Minimum 5 years of experience working in plant finance or manufacturing environment preferably in consumer goods sector

- Demonstrated ability to drive performance and business results in a plant setting / environment

- MBA or CPA/ CMA desired

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Plainfield Plant

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