KERING MEA Transport Specialist
Kering - Regular
DUBAI - United Arab Emirates
Directly reporting to the Regional EMEA Logistics Manager, the Transport Specialist supervises and monitors daily Transport operations and Customs activities.
Organizes the schedule and ensures the right products are delivered at the right time and at the right cost to the right location. He/she is responsible to monitor the flow of goods, shipments and coordinating with the different actors of the Supply Chain. As part of a global logistics and distribution supply chain, he/she will ensure the application of the WW logistics strategies and processes, strictly connected with local flows.
Measuring performances of the transporters as per agreed SLA to satisfy the business needs and support projected growth play a critical part of his/her role.
Effective communication and coordination with the brands operational teams to ensure full alignment of logistic operations with their needs will be another key duty of the role.
Monitor and ensure the inbound deliveries and outbound distribution of orders in an effective and quality manner
Manage the administrative part and document preparation related to shipping activity
Contribute to develop business by analyzing logistical problems and proposing new solutions
Maintain metrics, reports & process documentation
Be involved and implement Business Continuity plan to ensure operations are maintained in case of exceptional situations
Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes
Ensure transporters performances meet expected service levels in terms of lead-time, quality & cost
Maintain efficient communication and collaborate with the different departments of each brands for all Transport and Customs related matter
Monitor daily operations and ensure implementation of best practices in clearance, deliveries to the warehouse and distribution to the stores according to agreed mapping
Be force of proposition for enhanced processes and logistics solutions. Escalate when necessary
Coordinate with origin and the brands for special orders, MTO, CITES and special events to meet the agreed deadlines
Control and validate transporters invoices
Coordinate intra-regional store-to-store transfers of the brands
Monitor reverse logistics flow
Skills and knowledge:
Minimum 5 years of experience in Middle East in Import & Export, Customs operation and Last Mile Distribution; experience in Ecom Last Mile within fashion luxury industry would be a plus
Fluency in spoken and written English is required; Arabic and Italian would be a plus
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
Knowledge of ERP systems – SAP preferred, SAP/APO module, SAP SD module, SAP MM Module
Pro-active approach in finding innovative solutions
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Good communication skills
“Multi-tasking” approach to the several issues to be managed with capability to define priorities when needed
- Full time
- Africa / Middle East
- United Arab Emirates