Inter IKEA Group Logistics Operations Developer - Transport & Logistic Services, South East Asia and Australia in Shah Alam, Malaysia

Purpose of the job:

To secure excellence in logistical operational performance, and its further development, in close cooperation and alignment with all relevant supply chain stakeholders; contributing to reaching customer percieved availability at the lowest total cost (considering impacts of quality, safety, service performance, sustainability and other supply chain costs).

Note that this position will work in Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam for first 1.5 years and in Malaysia thereafter.

Main responsibilities:

  • Logistical ("flow") performance: Secure logistical operational performance from end-to-end perspective [assignment with specific focus on sender or receiver] as it is defined by respective set of KPIs/PIs (e.g. OTD); within given geographical scope. Follow-up and implement actions within existing and new delivery solutions.

  • Stakeholder management: Align with supply chain stakeholders on Area level to secure logistical operational performance, as well as create preconditions for smooth and efficient transport production. Set and maintain regular communication forums, proactively search for improvements in cooperation, contribute to create understanding within supply chain regarding expectations, needs and preconditions with total cost in mind.

  • New optimized replenishment solutions: Lead their implementation (e.g. new routes) in alignment with relevant stakeholders and in close cooperation with Production Developers. Evaluates (e.g. Transit-/Non-Transit) and provides feedback to Regional Flow Optimization Specialist. Follow-up and adjust Lead Times based on OTD performance.

  • Constraints and limitations: Identify & define contraints together with internal stakeholders (e.g. loading plan at supplier) to secure preconditions for efficient transport production and, in general, wished level of logistical performance throughout the year.

  • Continuous Improvements: Validate and optimise sending and receiving capabilities (e.g. Slot Management) as a link between all supply chain stakeholders. Act upon fluctuations to avoid performance disruptions and increased total cost. Propose new logistical set-up to support logistics cost development. Identifies and proposes volume consolidation opportunities and mid-receiver needs. Collaborate with Category Business Teams; support logistic development in new sourcing countries.

  • Working methods and improvements: Contribute to the development of Global Working Methods. Support implementation and compliance and perform regular spot checks within the supply chain.

  • Define the operational requirements based on Transport Operating Frame with all relevant stakeholders, maintain them and secure they are captured in the defined transport set up and relevant documents (e.g. supplier manual).

  • Competence development: Support creation of educational material, as well as contribute to improvement of appropriate IT-Tools.

  • Daily Operations: Support the Transport Planning Team to solving repetitive deviations in operational activities.

  • University degree in logistics, economics, business administration or relevant working experience

  • Good Knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Logistics

  • Good knowledge about how to build and avaluate fact-based business cases.

  • Capability of building effective and trustful relationships

  • Experience in implementation of decided concepts, working methods and tools

  • Capability to build facted-based business cases in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders and find win-win-solutions within the supply chain

  • Good knowledge about logistical performance indicators and their main key drivers.

  • Good presentation and communication skills

  • Knowledge of relevant tools and working methods in the Supply Chain

  • Computer skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Also open for foreign national currently working in Viet Nam

  • Fluency in English

  • We are open for all nationalities who is willing to work and relocate to MY thereafter, but we only offer local contract.

  • We are look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously so do not delay, send in your application today! Last day to apply 24-Mar-18.