Jennifer Pfeiffer
Global Supply Chain Director - Polyurethanes
The Dow Chemical Company

Midland, MI

“I’m passionate about manufacturing because it allows me to overlay fundamental science and technology with business strategy. I believe it is through technology and manufacturing excellence that a company can truly differentiate itself. I can see how my work maximizes value for Dow by improving the lives of people through the products we make.”

Jennifer has been called “an inspiring and energetic leader” by her Dow leaders. She knows how to lead multi-functional teams for results and has demonstrated that capability throughout her career.  In her current role, she has oversight for the creation and implementation of the global supply chain strategy to meet business and customer needs.  This role is a logical recognition of the skills she has demonstrated across the many positions she’s held at Dow.  From her first role as a site logistics engineer through various roles as a production engineer, operations leader, production leader and global improvement leader, Jennifer has had the chance not only to hone her technical skills, but to develop outstanding organizational leadership and management skills.  In an industry where reliability is of critical importance, Jennifer is championing customer success for Dow.

Adding to her repertoire of talents and skills, Jennifer is a certified Six Sigma black belt, enabling her to lead projects using proven Six Sigma methodology and tools to solve problems and positively impact business metrics.   As a member of the Women's Innovation Network (WIN) at Dow, Jennifer participated at the 2011 ADVANCE Summit held at North Carolina State University. She and other participants engaged with minority women engineer faculty members from across the United States  to communicate Dow’s commitment to increasing the participation of women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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