The Logistics Manager for Singapore reports directly to the General Manager, Singapore and indirectly to the VP of Distribution, APAC.
Responsible for warehouse and delivery operations, 3PL vendor management, inventory control, re-supply, packaging or labeling activities as required and associated reporting.
Liaises with the WW Supply Chain team in managing inventories of finished goods to appropriate levels while meeting Customer Service and DOH (Days on Hand) targets and established levels of inventory accuracy with no stock outs
Manages 3rd-party logistics service provider relationships effectively and drives continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives for warehousing and delivery operation while meeting or improving on established KPIs
Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate with all levels of management
Proactively support and understand Customer Service requirements to deliver high level of Customer Satisfaction
Determines distribution systems readiness for new product launches and develops appropriate CapEx and other resource plans to support those requirements.
Builds and motivates an effective staff as required.Communicates policies, objectives and procedures to staff.
Liaises with Sales and Marketing to ensure that distribution network is prepared for launches or expansions of new product lines, packaging or customers.
Executes strategy to meet customer service requirements within established targets.
Develops department budget and delivers financial results that meet those budget requirements.
Drives vendor RFQ / RFP processes as required.
Manages regular S&OP process in conjunction with Global Supply Chain managers
Ensures that operations are executed in a manner compliant with all appropriate RAQA requirements
Works effectively and proactively with the Country Manager and Senior Management team to understand and achieve country & regional objectives, including but not limited Working Capital reduction, minimal inventory write offs and managing 3PL effectively, within the allocated budget.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
Intermediate skill in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Advanced preferred.
Ability to read and understand technical material.
Proficient in written and spoken English
Education and Experience :
Bachelors degree in related field such as business, finance, logistics or information technology is preferred but not required
Requires 5 to 8 years of related experience in supply chain management, budget management, strategic planning and analysis
Specific skills and knowledge required include : extensive knowledge of current logistics best-practice s , strong communication, analytical, problem solving and motivational skills.