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Logistics secondary and warehouse specialist

Logistics secondary and warehouse specialist

Rotterdam

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Becel, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

 

Purpose of the role

The Logistics specialist is responsible for all secondary, warehousing and pallets logistics operations across its geography, ensuring service to customers and cost as well as defining & implementing improvement projects.

 

Main responsabilities: 

Operation activities (¬60%)

  • Solve and monitor any service issues and inform relevant Upfield teams if necessary
  • Support factories and primary transport for any transport / warehouse issues, special shipments, # shipments > contract
  • Supporting Customer Service for any transport or stock issues, special shipment, late notice requests related to customers
  • Solve quality issues and prevent re-occurrence (incl. work with other functions ie R&D, Suppliers…etc)
  • Capacity planning short and mid-term (working with Demand Planning, CS)
  • Monitoring the aging of the stocks in the warehouse and help the business to sell out stocks before expires

 

Cost and Service monitoring and improvement activities (¬30%)

  • Monitor, identify and implement improvement opportunities on Cost and Service (incl. coordination with procurement)
  • Support the evaluation and selection of new 3PLs
  • Validate and approve 3PL invoices for payment, monitor logistics cost development
  • Operate the Returns/Refusals process, incl. customer claims
  • Over-/Under-delivery management

 

System and other activities (¬10%)

  • Coding On-Time/In-Full service losses
  • Ensure the simplified intake process with EDI messages from factories are working
  • Preparation for Stocktake (in line with Upfield Stock Count Guidelines) & execution
  • Coordinate stock write-offs with 3PL and finance team (suspense account and stocktake results)
  • Maintaining Logistics master-data (country and customer specific

 

Contacts:

Internal:

  • Sourcing units, Planning functions, Customer Service teams, Other FFG Logistics units outside its geography
  • BB/ CD / Finance / IT team

 

External:

3PL suppliers, product suppliers, freight carriers

 

About you!

  • University degree Science, Engineering or Economics degree, ideally with a Logistics or Supply Chain element
  • Supply Chain and/or Logistics experience in FMCG or other relevant industry (Retailer or 3PL environment)
  • 2-4 Years minimum experience in Supply Chain operations with a logistics experience is essential

 

About Upfield!

 

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

 

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

 

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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