commercial logistics & warehouse director in Singapore

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job details

supply chain & logistics
job type
S$ 15,000 - S$ 16,000 per month
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jonathan ong, randstad
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job description

about the company

As a global and reputable business in the FMCG industry, this multinational have seen significant YOY growth and revenue by providing a range of leading related products and services across the industry. In conjunction, they are seeking for a strategic minded senior leader specializing in the logistics and warehousing function

about the job

  • Contribute to the global D&L strategy and maintain strategic plans for Asia D&L .

  • Provide a top down managementinput to the continuous development of global best practices (including development of Manhattan WMS and ancillary software’s).

  • Maintain and drive continuous review of the overall D&L network in Asia – identify opportunities to streamline footprint and goods movements

  • Own 3PL strategy & renewal process in region, ensures timing is managed to best support negotiating position.

  • Partner with global logistics / compliance team

  • Manage local freight/transportation activities and partner with Global team on global contracts (e.g. Ocean freight).

  • 3PL warehouse partners – create effective ‘gain / share’ model and drive incremental process / cost base improvements with 3PL partners (this will include capturing originated improvements and applying to 3PL’s and visa-versa).

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and standardization of process across the region, in alignment with global best practices

  • Set, manage and achieve operational budgets.

  • Drive establishment and maintenance of ‘two-way’ SLA’s & scorecards between business unit (retail / wholesale / internet), regional teams and supply chain partners (internal and external).

  • Establish a transparent activity based costing mechanism for D&L with business units – building clear understanding of the key drivers impacting service / cost.

  • Maintain a ledger of cost reduction initiatives spanning the entire D&L space.

  • Provide direct project management on specific initiatives, and sponsor projects in the D&L space with the team.

  • Support management of sku count elimination / inventory reduction from the DC networks. Raise awareness and sponsor initiatives that promote the effective utilization of space and capacity.

  • Ensure ongoing shipment / receiving forecasts are maintained and that appropriate capacity / flexibility is available to deliver against business needs. Demands that business partners provide rolling inventory schedules and that the challenge of end of life inventory is front of mind.

  • Drive supply chain visibility for all inbound / outbound shipments – Partner with internal vendors (Manufacturing), with exception based actions triggered for delays.

  • Maintain Quarterly business reviews with all major vendors, manage process for vendor business renewal / contract negotiation.

  • Complete regional warehouse assessments with local DC management, partner with global on formal bi-annual audits at major facilities.

  • Maintain staffing for D&L activities – inclusive of succession planning / drive culture of personal development for all employees

  • Maintain ‘Smart-goals’ for all staff members – collaborate with regional / global management team to ensure appropriate top down and bottom up alignment.

  • Owns regional D&L summit’s and contributes to global summits

  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required.

about the manager/team

You will be working very closely with a team of dynamic and passionate individuals from the industry and have the opportunity to sought out career development, people management and not to mention report to senior management of the global business

skills and experience required

  • Minimum 10 years of Distribution & Logistics experience.

  • Minimum 10 years in management and leadership roles with increased responsibilities.

  • Capability to operate in a matrix environment, balancing the needs of the country / region / globe while maintaining perspective around the overall goals for the role and function

  • Ability to think strategically, gather and synthesize large amount of data and information, think objectively, and present facts and recommendations to senior executives.

  • Ability to coordinate internal and external resources to advance business objectives.

  • Experience with ERP, warehousing and logistics systems and Microsoft platform applications (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project); and data analysis tools.

  • Ability to adjust priorities to meet changes in departmental and company requirements.

  • Ability to travel up to 25%

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact us at 65171622. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified
(EA: 94C3609/R1551260)


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