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Logistics Associate

Job description

The role is responsible for working across functional teams such as Quality, Regulatory, Customer Service, SAP Technical, Master Data, Purchasing, Inventory, Finance and Distribution directing and coordinating all activities relating to inventory.

12 month Fixed Term Contract

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Engagement with 3PL functional teams
  • Establish and maintain professional, collaborative and cohesive relationships
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives based on customer, product and process requirements
  • Meet reasonable expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Training and education in relation to SAP ERP and inventory processes to ensure knowledge and understanding exists to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
  • Reporting capability to minimise negative impact to customers and the business
  • Stock at risk – early warning
  • Stock status understanding – know why an item is held in quality inspection (Q.I.) blocked and returns are progressed
  • Master data integrity
  • Prepare daily / weekly / monthly reports around reconciliation, idoc and logs to trend impact of issues experienced
  • Record successful milestones especially those aligned to agreed goals and projects that support strategic business targets

 

Technical Skills

  • Competent in the use of SAP Warehouse & Inventory Transactions, MS Excel and other MS software
  • Solutions
  • SAP experience and understanding of interface architecture / capability
  • Have or develop a basic understanding of the company products and comprehensive understanding
  • of the total supply chain to help influence its overall effectiveness
  • Strong Supply Chain & Logistics skill base

 

Team Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal across cultures)
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills at all levels of the organisation
  • Highly numerate with an aptitude for analysis
  • Strong project management skills across multiple priorities
  • Ability to lead meetings (by phone, video conference and face to face) to drive results and build
  • Relationships
  • Whilst working with teams develop an environment of trust to ensure effective team work

 

Environment / Culture

  • Good communicator, self-motivated, friendly and level headed
  • When required – be reactive & flexible to current issues while driving the long-term
  • resolution to inventory

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Supply Chain arena
  • Qualified (or working towards) APICs / CSCP (certified supply chain professional) level
  • SAP/ERP system knowledge and experience
  • Ability to travel as required (with advance planning)
  • To interact with sites on different time zones occasional out of hours working is required
  • Experience in leading process improvement projects

 

To apply for this position please contact Louisa Poinboeuf at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455308 E: louisa@sigmar.ie

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