Manager, Logistics & Distribution Excellence

<p>Our client is global manufacturing organization that produces high tech industrial equipment, provides innovative solutions for a variety of industries and active in over 100+ worldwide locations. The company values its employees by building strong and long-lasting relationships through professional development and international opportunities for high potentials.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>

Zurich, Switzerland

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

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Manager

Overview: <p>We are looking for an experienced strategic project leader, well-rounded in supply chain management and extensive global logistics experience to drive best in class programs and process across Europe as well as support the overall operations strategy. You will conduct in-depth research into market conditions and customer segments to support efforts to modify logistics and distribution services. Your responsibility will include creating efficient solutions and align business unit goals and targets.</p> <p>This role will take on many interesting and challenging projects &ndash; our client is looking for someone who is hands on and can get things done! Our client is looking for a candidate with passion for this function but who also has personal drive and ambitions to keep developing. Future career steps could even include international assignments.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong><em>Key Responsibilities</em></strong></p> <p>Will oversee and ensure the business is driving enough and the right productivity improvements at the DC&rsquo;s and other logistics areas in business</p> <p>Will ensure strong integrated function including KPI&rsquo;s are met, reporting critical targets, education and training and continual improvement processes to enable excellence across logistics</p> <p>Will support analysis as needed for strategy development for assigned manufacturing business, distribution, logistics and transportation.</p> <p>Will research market conditions, competition and customer segmentation to support business case development for opportunities within logistics and distribution best practices</p> <p>Will lead or participate in cross functional improvements worldwide in logistics and distribution</p> <p>Will lead supply chain projects across company businesses or sales, manufacturing and distribution</p>
Requirements: <p><strong><em>Qualifications and Skills</em></strong></p> <p>Good understanding of transportation industry and the complexities that accompany it</p> <p>Experience in Training/Coaching/Mentoring</p> <p>Ability to understand financial statements, Balance Sheet and P&amp;L accounts</p> <p>Excellent project management experience</p> <p>Conceptual thinking capabilities, analytical and abstract mindset, structured approach to problem solving</p> <p>Ability to build productive relationships across functions, mindset to get things done</p> <p>Team oriented, flexible, dedicated</p> <p>Motivated, target oriented</p> <p>Cross-culture working experience</p> <p>Change agent, ability to influence</p> <p>Fluent in oral and written English, another language such as Swedish, French, Spanish, Italian or German a plus</p> <p>Valid driver&rsquo;s license, passport and clean background check</p> <p>Ability to travel frequently, up to 50% or as needed<br /><br /></p> <p><strong><em>Education and Experience</em></strong></p> <p>Master&rsquo;s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Engineering or Economics or equivalent</p> <p>Broad supply chain management experience</p> <p>Six Sigma/Lean methodology certification or experience</p> <p>Demonstrated experience developing best practice across supply chain and logistics</p> <p>7+ years of experience within the manufacturing, transport or engineering industry</p>