Supply Chain Design & Control

Posted date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: Ericsson

Job Summary: 

Seeking a senior resource to support supply chain design and implementation across all aspects of the Ericsson supply chain, from new product, customer or flow introduction to e2e supply chain design.    The supply chain designer will participate in cross functional support teams interfacing with all aspects of Ericsson supply, including our internal and external customers, Ericsson Networks supply, external suppliers, service vendors and partners.  Design process will center around creating the lowest total cost supply chain to meet the customer or material flow requirements.  Typical design process will require a consultative approach to identify the correct supply chain (either new or existing) to support the flow requirements.  Ability to interface and lead multiple diverse groups across all skill levels is key, as is an ability to create complete cost models for all developed flows.



  • Leading teams across multiple disciplines to enable supply chain design and implementation
  • You will design ways of working in the supply process
  • Assist with strategy roll-out within supply chain design
  • Re-engineer E2E supply processes as required
  • Assess capability and cost in the E2E processes
  • Develop cost models supporting business case development for supply flow
  • Assist in transformative supply chain design and implementation as dictated by strategy or customer
  • Deliver expert consultative support for al
  • Interface with Ericsson, customer and suppliers teams at all levels from executive to entry level
  • Ability to translate complicated supply chain challenges and solutions across all levels of understanding

Key Qualifications:

  • Education: Academic degree or the equivalent level of knowledge in whatever way acquired
  • Min 5 years of experience across multiple customer accounts
  • Supply Chain & Supply Process Knowledge (including Ericsson Operational Model)
  • Complex Cost modeling knowledge and capability
  • Robust Microsoft Office Suite (including Access/Excel/Powerpoint) skills
  • SAP, SQL knowledge and familiarity with Supply Chain modeling software a plus
  • Strong visualization skills, including Tableau development
  • Project Management skills
  • Business understanding

Additional Requirements:

  • Highly motivated
  • A forward-thinking and open-minded approach
  • Ability to adapt to change and be innovative
  • Result oriented, analytical and proactive
  • Strong ability to establish collaboration across organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams and implement projects


Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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This role will report to the Head of Supply Chain Management

Primary country and city: United States (US)  ||  || Plano  || Supply&Log


Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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