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Goods Flow Team Leader

Al Hufūf, Eastern Province Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

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Company description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. Come see things a little differently with us and help us create a better everyday life for the many people. 

Do you value simplicity, cost-consciousness, a humble attitude and willpower? Then an IKEA career may be right for you.


Job description

Your Assignment:

  • Lead the third party team and work with the country In-store Logistics and the OCP commercial team to secure the highest goods availability for customers at all times and at the lowest possible cost.
  • Contribute with relevant third party input and feedback to the OCP management.
  • Secure the quality and merchandising of products in the ASIS.
  • Secure the quality of display stock accuracy and customer shopping experience in the OCP.
  • Identify, recruit and develop the many talents in the OCP team to secure succession planning.
  • Live the IKEA values and nurture a strong and thriving IKEA culture that inspires colleagues to reach extraordinary achievements in the OCP.
  • Ensure that the third party team work in compliance with the IKEA code of conduct, internal IKEA regulations and local legislation relating to health, safety and security and the environment.
  • Secure an efficient third party process in the OCP.
  • Contribute to the lowest possible costs by addressing root causes and taking actions to correct inefficiencies and find better ways of working.
  • Contribute to positioning IKEA retailers and the IKEA Brand as responsible partners in lowering environmental impact by taking relevant actions that contribute to achieving long-term profitability in a sustainable and environmental way.
  • Work actively and implement the agreed working methods with the third party.
  • Influence positively to keep agreed to wait time at the hand out areas and customer shopping experience in the OCP.
  • Monitor all customer return and try to extract the best value from damage returns, and create shipments to 505 for good condition returns and follow it up.
  • Reduce transfer type cost and follow up for more prevention and better profitability.
  • Follow up with 505 management regarding INTRANSIT shipment.
  • Ensure that the goods flow team works in compliance with the IKEA code of conduct, internal IKEA regulations and local legislation relating to health, safety and security and the environment.
  • Identify, recruit and develop the many talents in the goods flow team to secure succession planning.
  • Lead the store goods flow team and work with the country In-store Logistics and the store commercial team to secure the highest goods availability for customers at all times and at the lowest possible cost.

Qualification

Essential
.Experience of working in a retail and/or logistics role.
.Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English.
.Ability to work through others, set priorities, delegate responsibility and give open and honest feedback.
.Ability to inspire and engage others.
.Business-minded with a clear customer focus.
.Problem-solving experience. Ability to work during early and late hours of the day.
.Ability to identify the need for and drive change in ways of working.
.Ability to reflect and find value and ideas in collaborating with others.

Preferred
.Desire to work in a values-driven company.
.Experience of working in a fast-paced retail or logistics environment.
.Experience and interest in retailing and/or home furnishing.
.Experience of setting and implementing action plans and providing clear direction and following up goals.


More Information

AVAILABILITY

At IKEA we have our customers always in focus and we are there for them at any time they shop with us. This means that we expect you to be there as well, also during the evenings and weekends.

GROWING TOGETHER 
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace and as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together.