Head of Logistics & Warehousing
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OUR CLIENT

This is a global logistics and distribution multinational with a strong presence in Asia and a client base that varies from FMCG to medical electronics.  Their business supports warehousing and distribution operations for many of the world’s largest brand names for perishable and non-perishable products.  The operation provides services to all channel types including modern and traditional trade, supporting such a large-scale business requires the very best in Logistic and Warehouse Leadership.

The Company is seeking a World Class, Strategic Logistics and Warehouse leader with a track record of modernizing, reshaping and driving a culture of continuous improvement across country wide 3PL networks with a view to providing first class service to customers.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITY

Reporting to the national VP for supply chain, this role will require taking responsibility for logistics and warehousing for the company, overseeing multiple distribution centers in Peninsular Malaysia as well as a complex transport operations function.  The company is looking for an outstanding individual who can has the ability to manage an extensive program of change management to ensure the continued competitiveness of the Malaysian operation.  They will use their experience to develop and implement a business upgrade strategy that drives process improvements, increases efficiencies, enhances inventory management, develops a culture of continuous improvement, delivers unparalleled customer satisfaction and raises safety standards.  But most importantly, they must be a hands-on leader who can take the workforce with them on this important journey.

The ideal individual will utilize their in-depth knowledge of warehousing, inventory, transport, value added services, facilities and security to continuously look for ways in which the business can improve. Fluency in internationally recognized processes such as Kaizen and Six Sigma are essential to success in this role.

With an eye for detail, this important member of the country leadership team will have the ability to drive improvements and develop an operation that utilises big data to improve efficiencies and cost savings, ensuring the multiple multimillion-dollar centers increase profitability and customer satisfaction, analysing every aspect of the business to provide maximum effectiveness.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLSET

Essential skills:
  • Minimum 5 years leading scalable multi-client, multi-site distribution and logistics operations
  • Developed and implemented strategic and complex business improvement plans
  • Managed a large, multi-location workforce, including the operations general management
  • Managed the Profit & Loss of operations exceeding US$5 million
  • Overseen a diverse portfolio of Clients, Products/Inventory and Channels
  • Managed material planning with a focus on capacity and capability
  • A proven history of managing transformation in supply chain and logistics at a national level
  • Experienced people manager
  • Ability to utilise Big Data to ensure continuous improvement culture
  • Qualification in Six Sigma/Kaizen or another related field

 

A QUICK BRIEF
  •  X1J4SFAQ
  •  Logistics
  •  Malaysia
  •  LIVE
  •   07 Nov 2017
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