Background & Purpose of the Job
The primary focus of this role is to drive and execute the Logistics Strategy for AMERICAS (North America and LATAM) to deliver the best product, best service and the best experience to our customers at the lowest cost. The candidate will contribute to the delivery of AMERICAS business plan and targets as a member of the local management team in close alignment with Market Leads and Global Logistics Leadership. The role will also be responsible for developing capabilities and initiatives to support Logistics performance over a multi-year horizon, and be responsible for Logistics processes, infrastructure and enablers.
What You'll Do:
Develop and implement Logistics strategy that supports and meets market AMERICAS strategy, performance objectives, customer expectations & sustainability ambitions
Build effective and engaged global communities of practice in AMERICAS markets
Bring deep process expertise/innovations to drive higher effectiveness and efficiencies across E2E Logistics processes
Build and maintain relationships with AMERICAS Country/Cluster Key leaders, commercial functions, line managers as well as the entire team to communicate direction and objectives
Create strategies and routines to ensure that business planning cycles are in place to develop/deploy required functional and technical capabilities
Provide input on AMERICAS needs to Global Logistics functions and ensure rapid implementation of global solutions
Lead and drive Global Logistics initiatives to ensure effective deployment in local markets
Define organizational structure, set objectives, and manage workloads and results to achieve goals while adopting best practices and achieving continuous process improvement
Ensure high employee engagement at every level through effective motivation, coaching, training, and development of personnel in the team
What You'll Need to Succeed:
Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of supply chain experience required, preferably in operations and/or logistics
Experience in FMCG a plus
Demonstrated ability of leading strategy & change management across multiple locations
Certifications such as those in Six Sigma, Operations or Inventory Management a plus
Must be a strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution
Must have the ability to interact at the highest levels of the company
An acute sense of business management and administration
A strong and dedicated understanding towards the Group and customers’ needs
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