As the Head of Logistics, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and optimizing the end-to-end logistics and supply chain operations, ensuring efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and superior customer service. The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record in logistics management, a strategic mindset, and the ability to lead and inspire a high-performing logistics team.
Logistics Strategy and Planning:
- Develop and implement comprehensive logistics strategies aligned with organizational goals.
- Collaborate with senior management to align logistics objectives with overall business objectives.
Supply Chain Optimization:
- Oversee the entire supply chain process, from procurement to distribution, to ensure seamless operations.
- Implement best practices to optimize inventory levels, demand forecasting, and order fulfillment.
- Lead and optimize transportation activities, ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery of goods.
- Establish and maintain relationships with third-party logistics providers and carriers.
- Oversee warehouse operations, including storage, distribution, and inventory management.
- Implement efficient warehouse processes to minimize lead times and maximize productivity.
- Develop and manage logistics budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement strategies to improve overall logistics performance.
- Identify potential risks in the supply chain and develop strategies to mitigate and manage them.
- Implement contingency plans to address disruptions and ensure business continuity.
- Evaluate and implement logistics technologies to enhance efficiency and visibility in the supply chain.
- Stay abreast of industry trends and innovations to drive continuous improvement.
Team Leadership and Development:
- Lead and inspire a high-performing logistics team.
- Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
Compliance and Quality Assurance:
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
- Collaborate with quality assurance teams to maintain high product quality standards.
Performance Metrics and Reporting:
- Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and report on logistics performance.
- Provide regular updates to senior management on logistics achievements, challenges, and opportunities.
- Bachelor's or advanced degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
- Proven experience (8+ years) in logistics management, preferably in the FMCG industry.
- Strong understanding of logistics processes, transportation management, and supply chain optimization.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills.
- Analytical mindset with a focus on continuous improvement.
- Familiarity with logistics software and technologies.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you are a strategic thinker with a strong logistics background and are ready to take on a leadership role in a fast-paced FMCG environment in Switzerland, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.