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Logistics Supervisor

Job ID:
Supply Chain
Kuwait City, Al Asimah
Date posted:

Role : Logistics Supervisor

Location: Kuwait

Role Activities :

  • Works internally and externally to delivers best service (on time, complete and accurate delivery) at lowest possible cost, looking for continuous improvement in daily operations

  • Monitors Distributor/3PL KPIs and defines corrective actions if needed

  • Owns the physical operations action plan and ensures timely completion of agreed actions, identify new ideas/solution to support the company Sustainability goals

  • Ensures legal and internal control compliance with the respective Distributor/3PL, manages inventory counts, audits as per function plan, leads action plan completion in case deviations found

  • First point of country contact of Distributor/Customer Service/Planning/CD/Regulatory and Quality team related any Logistics activities

  • Support logistics projects with detailed and appropriate data analysis  

  • Maintain monthly /quarterly logistics cost & efficiency reporting

  • Maintain and create Business Process Manuals and other process documentation 

  • Driving SHE and Quality agenda, ensuring we always put safety and quality first

  • Day to day warehousing and distribution operations

  • Distributor/3PL partnership, developing relations, joint learning, and continuous improvement

  • Handling interface issues (missing messages, stock and sales transactions when interface is not working) between SAP and Distributor/3PL WMS

  • Budget management, invoice control vs actuals and vs contract

  • Ensures legal and regulatory compliance in warehouse and transport operations

  • Overseeing and performing Stock Controlling operational tasks

  • Maintaining evaluating CCFOT and OTIF and corrective actions and process streamlining

  • Data mining & analysis to drive efficiency initiatives, initiate discussions with Customer Service & CD ideas and their verification/implementation

  • Maintaining weekly /monthly /quarterly logistics efficiency reports

  • Coordinate and manage Unilever and Distributor/ 3PL Provider (3PLP) needs/requirements and harmonize the process changes and actions within UL and Distributor/3PL operations in case of logistics projects

  • Implementing new process improvements and optimizations

Qualification and Skills :

  • Bachelor or Master degree preferably in Logistics Management

  • 2-3 years’ working experience in Logistics, Warehouse, Customer Service, FMCG/ Manufacturing and understanding of the local Customs and Regulatory process

  • Extensive SAP knowledge

  • Strong analytical skills with problem solving

  • Power BI capabilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Holding a driving license

  • Ability to work effectively in an autonomous environment while retaining regular links with key stakeholders

  • Liaise and negotiate with carriers, suppliers/ third parties, contractors, and distributor

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to manage multiple stakeholders and numerous improvement projects

  • Negotiation skills & good collaborator

  • Works well under pressure in a dynamic environment

  • Strategically plan manage and coordinate logistics, warehouse, transportation, and customer services activities

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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