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Reverse Logistics Project Manager

Cisco Systems Inc.
Atlanta, GA 30303
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What Youll Do

As part of the Cisco RL team, you will be responsible for leading the R2A Americas RL transformation programs to enable new business capabilities. More specifically, you will:

  • Manage the Product Reuse RL transformation initiatives end to end from ideation to adoption to ensure successful and timely implementation.
  • Build project plans, goals/objectives, partner engagement, schedule, and deliverable for projects being executed and assist with implementation.
  • Engage with cross-functional internal and external teams to ensure successful completion of projects and timelines.
  • Communicate project & status updates to R2A enabled sites on weekly/bi-weekly basis.
  • Assess issues and risks to R2A associated projects. Advance actively and timely to senior management.
  • Coordinate release and maintenance windows with cross-functional teams.
  • Keep records of issues and resolutions and proposed improvements to the business processes, systems, tools to ensure continuous improvement of product reuse programs.
  • Build and maintain a catalog of current business processes in a structured way.
  • Continuously assess business process maturity, identify process difficulties, and improvements to business processes.
  • Assist with determining which PIDS be enabled and track accordingly
  • Be project lead on all things R2A for RL and communicate to management as needed

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Reverse Logistics is part of the Global Logistics Team within the Supply Chain Organization. Bringing to bear the circular economy strategy, the Cisco RL is the core group responsible for the recovery of all unwanted excess equipment from Cisco Customer Infrastructure and internal excess managing end of life re-use and value creation. In addition, ensure the ability to support the highest value mission statement within RL in a sustainable way.

Reporting into the global Value Recovery lead within Reverse Logistics this Global team comprising of Customer engagement Asset recovery, Operations, Value Recovery, and Center of Excellence. Driving business capabilities through R2A projects- among others - to enable recovery service offerings, ITAD services including data destruction protocols and additional value creation channels. The Cisco RL organization compact team within the larger Logistics and Supply Chain Organization using relationships within the Business units, refresh & Service Organizations.

Who You Are

  • Out-of-box thinker
  • Self-starter with passion for results
  • Demonstrated success in a fast-paced, high-tech environment
  • Experience with large context transformation
  • Ability to drive cross-functional projects with teams including Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Services, Sales, Finance, Customer Support, Commerce, and supply chain partners (e.g. 3PL)

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Preferably BS in Engineering, Science, Supply Chain, or equivalent
  • Extensive experience of business transformation
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment a definite Plus.
  • 3-8 years experience in supply chain, preferably in Reverse Logistics environment; can understand processes and identify improvements
  • Skilled with business process mapping and crafting. Value stream mapping; Six Sigma would be a huge plus
  • Understanding of Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work with remote teams.
  • Excellent MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Good presentation skills

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take ambitious steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool.

Posted: 2019-11-11 Expires: 2019-12-12

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