Head of Customs, Logistics and Warehousing

Location: NRW, Germany
Posted: over 2 years ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: People, Process and Technology Change Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Logistics and Supply Chain , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Umair Safdar
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Job Description

  • Drive Continuous Improvement within Inbound and Outbound Logistics, Planning department, Customer Service and Supply Chain Management.
  • Establish a high-performance culture and deliver on corporate-wide targets.
  • Improve the international SCM and Logistics operations model for the company.
  • Create and lead the Germany-wide SCM and Logistics team that is located across multiple locations as well as the management units.
  • Implement new Operating Model and drive day-to-day operations and outsource non-value adding tasks.
  • Improve Customer Service Level and achieve OTIF of 98%.
  • Drive Cost reduction within Logistics budget by 10%.
  • Keep inventory levels sustainable at current level. 


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience in SAP ERP Modules
  • Experience in planning solutions like SAP APO, SAP IBM or similar
  • Thorough MS Office Skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English and German language skills
  • Successful experience in leading organisational change 
  • Strong coaching background that can activate the skills of employees
  • Fact based analytical approach - good presentation and meeting skills
  • Strong collaborator who can bring people together and achieve a common goal
  • Engaged team leader who can identify future market trends and continue development and training of staff. 
  • Complete overview of the German SCM and Logistics Market - especially in transportation, customs and warehousing.
  • Deep SCM background in Food or Food Production/FMCG. 

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