Job location : Paris (France) or Madrid (Spain)
Are you looking for a supply chain management role that allows you to lead France-Iberia Supply team covering Demand Forecasting, Customer Service and Warehouse & Distribution?
If so, this Area Customer Supply Chain Lead role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.
You will be responsible for the end-to-end supply chain on aligning to deliver against customer needs / demand at the area & market level being part of the Area Leadership Team and single point of contact for Area GM (VP) and Market GMs on end-to-end Supply Chain Performance.
Major accountabilities :
Provide Supply Chain functional input into the Commercial area Strategy and Commercial input into the Supply Chain Strategy
Contribute through local cross-functional collaboration to setting the budget and track accordingly
Translate Regional / Area Supply Chain strategy into local implementation plan
Deliver business objectives, supporting the commercial business in growth, margin increase and end to end working capital reduction
Single point of accountability for end-to-end supply chain service and cost and contribute to flawless cross-functional collaboration
Champion the customer towards the upstream supply chain through outside in thinking
Accountable for the Supply Chain management team, financials, KPIs and customers for the end to end supply chain
Recruit, build, lead and develop talented team
Understand the needs and expectations of our customers to improve the way we manage every aspect of our supply chain, with an aim to improve customer relationships and customer satisfaction
Best in class order to invoice processes and enhanced customer service
Continuously improved efficiency and operations of warehouse, distribution, repacking, call centres
Drive down combined primary and secondary distribution as well as warehousing costs within respective commercial area
Own and drive CCC / IBP S&OP process
Challenge Commercial’s plan to ensure realistic and in line with statistical forecasting.
Set performance metrics objectives and drive rigorous Performance Management to improve performance in line with business expectation in alignment with area / regional objectives
Deliver continuous improvement to increase productivity within the Supply Chain from Demand Forecasting to deliver to Customers, achieving tangible results in inventory reduction, forecast accuracy, customer service, lead-time reduction, cost reduction.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Strong experience in Commercial / Demand Forecasting, S&OP, Statistical forecasting / P&L management / Procurement / Customer Service / Mid-size team management
Experience in people management
Demonstrated ability to contribute to in country / area leadership team meetings and decision-making process
Good understanding of business environment, ability to debate issues with peers and senior colleagues and manage multiple business priorities simultaneously
Ability to work off own initiative and comfortable with delegated responsibility
Demonstrated people skills and ability to manage diverse mid-size team of experts
Demonstrated ability to work with external stakeholders and customers
Proactive attitude, enthusiastic and energetic person
Strong continuous improvement mindset
Strong English language skills and preferably fluent in market language