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Warehouse Performance Manager EU

Job ID:
Supply Chain
Katowice, Silesia
Date posted:

Purpose of the job:

The primary focus of this role is to drive and execute E2E warehousing strategy for Europe, to deliver excellence in customer service, carbon and costs optimization throughout E2E warehousing operations. The role will also be responsible for developing capabilities and initiatives to support Logistics performance over a multi-year horizon, and be responsible for Warehousing processes, projects and enablers.

Main responsibilities:

  • Driving Warehousing Operational Performance Improvement Agenda ,

  • Monitoring of cost and performance KPIs,

  • Identifying ZBB savings and optimization opportunities,

  • Creating Improvement Action Plans with MCOs,

  • Driving Collaboration with Categories on operational performance,

  • Check of regular warehousing capacities,

  • Establishing and running regular performance meetings with MCOs,

  • Establishing regular performance KPIs sharing,

  • Representation of Logistics at EU QLT, Monitoring status of USQS compliance of DCs,

  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements,

  • Support BP creation for warehouses,

  • Waste (obsoletes, residuals, etc.) management,

  • Work closely with Procurement Team,     

  • Team Management – to define organizational structure, set objectives, and manage workloads,

  • Team Leadership & Mentoring – to develop, coach, mentor and leverage skills,

  • Strategy & Improvements – to lead and drive Global Warehousing initiatives to ensure effective deployment in local markets.

Key skills:

  • Excellent communication skills,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style,

  • Senior Stakeholders management skills ,

  • Customer service orientation ,

  • Bias for action (focus on results and use of intelligent risk taking),

  • Growth Mindset (placing a fresh emphasis on innovation and having the ambition to grow),

  • Pro-active approach to problem solving in short term and ability to implement long term preventive activities,

  • Strong analytical skills including analysis of complex data,

  • Accountability and responsibility (personally driving change and using operational discipline),

  • Change Management skills,

  • Ability to set priorities and to work effectively under pressure of time and results,

  • Ability to influence others,

  • Ability to manage teams effectively, build and support talents,

  • Fluent in English.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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