Regional Warehouse Manager

Position located in: Buzau/Bucharest, reporting to Head of Warehousing

 

The Regional Warehouse Manager Buzau contributes to plans development and implements aligned warehousing strategy in order to meet the both short term and long-term horizon of the business.

He/she is responsible to implement the strategy for warehouses in the region, handle suppliers, equipment and warehouse teams within the warehousing operation. The strategy will through both financial and KPI targets deliver the required mix of service and efficiency whilst ensuring cost-effective operations in warehousing.

The Regional Warehousing Manager Buzau, continually reviews and implements productivity and service improvements through the team and suppliers, redefining process and ways of working, ensuring latest standards’ and processes’ implementation.

Regional Warehousing Manager Buzau lead the H&S agenda for his/her area

 

 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Contributes to Warehousing strategy development and implements to support the business goals and objectives, enabling flexible and cost effective solutions; strives for best in class operations:
  • Optimizes the warehouses network in his/her area in alignment with ISE and Commercial strategy
  • Ensures optimal storage & distribution locations and optimal operating systems both short and long term
  • Responsible for the forklift fleet and equipment strategy and management
  • Facility management of the warehouse including utilities, building services and equipment maintenance
  • Maintains the most cost efficient operations structure for sites in his/her area and benchmarks operations against peers and competitors and drives continuous improvement actions

 

  • Defines, implements and deliver operational excellence across our warehousing operations
  • Negotiates and maintains the service delivery of all operations for warehousing services and activities delivering the best combination of cost and service.
  • Ensures smooth transition to new operations facilities or new ways of working implementing best in class operational standards;
  • Continuous seeking for new opportunities of improvement in systems and processes. Develops and implements a productivity plan in order to decrease costs.
  • Distribution reliability maximized order fulfillment at customer point
  • Ensuring ISO standards and controls are adhered and safety is at the forefront of our operations reinforcing a safe working culture

 

  • Builds and maintains organizational capability to deliver processes, skills/ knowledge, tools and leadership behaviors within the warehousing operations

 

 

Requirements:

  • University degree
  • Well rounded FMCG supply chain expert, specifically demonstrating extensive physical distribution skills with minimum 3-4 years warehousing experience preferably with a large FMCG
  • Familiar with managing WMS systems and process change
  • Experienced in implementing change initiatives and programs
  • Experienced in delivering IT and process based change in operational environments
  • Has managed outsourcing contracts with logistics service providers
  • Effective at collaborating upwards, downwards and cross-functionally
  • Experienced in managing KPI and SLA focused operations
  • Knowledge of management accounting principles – working in cost centres
  • A hands-on operator and change manager
  • Focused on service management and delivery

Demand Planner

Position overview:

The Demand Planner is responsible for optimizing Supply Chain and Commercial performance through accurate sales forecasting, using various statistical methods, software tools, as well as close collaboration with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Updates on a weekly basis the short-term 13 week forecast and on a monthly basis the long-term 78 week forecast at SKU/channel/depot level;
  • Analyzes weekly the forecast accuracy deviations and takes corrective actions;
  • Provides input for promotional executions and NPDs;
  • Interacts with Commercial and Supply teams to drive alignment on short term activities;
  • Represents the demand team in the joint Supply – Demand – Customer Service meetings;
  • Monitors stock age for each location and recommends corrective actions;
  • Issues weekly and monthly reports to monitor standard Department KPIs;
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis on forecast accuracy, sales performance, NPD performance.

 

 

Requirements:

  • University studies: economical/ technical
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in demand planning positions
  • Ability to communicate and understand the needs of relevant stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail without losing sight of bigger picture
  • Ability to accept and manage change, open-minded, working well in uncertain environments
  • Team player that works well with others, flexible, goal oriented
  • Pro-active attitude and permanent willing for professional growth
  • Computer literate, experienced Microsoft Excel user
  • English – upper intermediate

Junior Planner

This role is located in Bucharest. The purpose of this position is to attain optimum planning and scheduling of containers and primary distribution in order to meet stocks requirements in a cost-efficient way.

What will your main responsibilities include?

 

  • Support of Primary Distribution and Returnable Containers planning activities for all Ursus DC’s and breweries
  • National monitoring of Primary Distribution volumes and activities by specific KPI’s
  • Support for Returnable Containers planning activities
  • Responsible for maintaining rapid and efficient lines of communication with Transport Planning and Customer Service regarding primary distribution and containers planning
  • Issuing regular reports concerning Supply Planning performance

 

Profile of ideal candidate?

 

  • University degree – economics / technical profile as preference
  • Analytical person
  • Able to manage complex situations
  • Customer Service-orientated
  • Be able to effectively handle multiple tasks (simultaneously) in a dynamic and challenging environment, tolerance to changing requirements is important
  • Ability to plan, organize and control processes and programs
  • English Language Proficiency – Advanced level
  • Have effective communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in SAP, MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook , other planning and scheduling software
  • Availability for late shifts (12:00-20:30)