Supply Chain Director

As supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, the supply chain expertise is now essential. Ensuring products traceability to the end customers, optimizing processes, identifying and managing the risks likely to disrupt flows… Supply chain performance has a direct impact on the quality of service provided to customers.

Our interim Supply Chain Directors have a strong track record in improving performance and handling intricate, high-stakes projects. Whatever the specifics of a business, they work to ensure that that the supply chain is fully optimized.

Supply Chain Director background and skills

As an expert in the industrial and/or distribution supply chain, you have defined, organized, implemented and managed the supply chain strategy for industrial entities, from raw materials procurement to customer delivery (upstream/downstream flow management).

You have supervised, coordinated and led procurement, supply and distribution teams (logistics platforms, warehousing, transport). You have established and optimized the tools needed to achieve profitability objectives (costs and production time reduction) and customer satisfaction.

You have worked in a variety of areas (plants, multi-sites, corporate) in France and/or internationally, within organizations undergoing significant changes in growth or restructuring contexts.

Strengths of an executive interim Supply Chain Director

  • Expertise in operations planning: S&OP, PdP, Scheduling
  • Mastery and implementation of ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP, Dynamics, Epicor, etc.
  • Knowledge of software such as TMS, WMS, APS… 
  • Very good knowledge of logistics/transport providers in France and internationally. 
  • Experience in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, agri-food, chemistry, pharmaceuticals…

As a leader, independent, structured, dynamic, tenacious and posessing good interpersonal skills, you thrive on challenges!

Our assignments

6 to 12 months assignments



In France or abroad

managers de transition expérimentés

Using executive interim management within a Supply Chain Department

Are you considering opening a new warehouse or moving a logistics site? Are you planning to relocate some of your production activities abroad? Do you want to automate a storage facility or optimize your S&OP processes? An interim Supply Chain Director has the necessary expertise to assist you in achieving these projects and transferring their knowledge to your teams.

An assignment with Valtus

The right solution for your specific needs

Your Valtus Partner will identify your challenges and draw up a set of requirements to suggest a Supply Chain Director who aligns with your needs.

During the assignment

The Supply Chain Director you choose to work with will start by assessing your company’s specific situation and recommend a step-by-step action plan which he will then implement. Ongoing updates with the Valtus Partner and the executive interim occur throughout the assignment.

Concluding the assignment

The interim manager, along with the Valtus Partner, will present a final report, which will include his recommended next steps. He will prepare the files to be handed over to the person who might be taking over his role. We will request your feedback and invite you to take part in our client satisfaction survey.

"As an executive interim manager, we have a sense of humility, offering our clients added value by leveraging our experience to support their growth, but we also continue to learn!”
Arnaud Delahaye 
"I enjoyed returning to the field after years on more strategic roles. It will remain a great experience."
Thomas Brémont