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Retail Capacity & Flow Planning Specialist-Service Office

Kuwait City, Al Asimah - Explore location Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

3 countries - Kuwait, Jordan, and Morocco, 
1700 employees, 
30+ nationalities,
serving millions of customers every year to create a better everyday life for the many people.

This is us in IKEA Al-Homaizi Limited.

Our keywords are Home, People, Happiness, Development, Leadership,  Diversity, and Passion.

Join us to bridge your dreams and unique ideas within an organization that believes in People.

Job description


  • To be an expert in assessing store(s) capacity and optimal replenishment solutions for the stores in the market.
  • To balance commercial and supply needs with store(s) capacity.
  • Support the optimal use of available store(s) capacity, resulting in the highest level of customer perceived availability at the lowest possible total cost.


  1. Assess current and planned store capacity in terms of future needs and identify solutions for increasing capacity at the lowest possible costs and a highly commercial range presentation.
  2. Monitor and report the store(s) capacity situation and planned development over a five-year period for inclusion in the overall supply chain capacity planning.
  3. Provide the Logistics Director with recommended actions to address any identified capacity imbalances and act as input to expansion plans.B
  4. Based on current and future store capacities provide the Logistics Director with recommendations as input to the decision process for the store(s) range classification.
  5. Actively contribute to the definition of optimal replenishment solutions by providing information on the retail capacity and safeguarding a healthy gross margin.
  6. Together with the stores, identify and analyze retail capacity constraints and possibilities in order to maximize commercial opportunities.
  7. As an expert in-store capacity solutions and utilization, share knowledge with colleagues and business partners to support their competence development, particularly an understanding of the consequences of a lack of, or wrongly utilized, store capacity.​​​​​​


  1. Minimum experience of 5 years working in a specialist/senior retail and/or logistics role with excellent skills in retail and/or logistics processes, tools and working methods.
  2. Deep knowledge about existing capacity solutions and their impact on the logistics operation.
  3. Good numerical and analytical skills with the ability to identify required business actions.
  4. Tactical and operational thinking.
  5. Ability to meet agreed goals with flexibility, speed, simplicity with an efficient and cost-effective performance.
  6. Ability to think commercially by balancing efficiency, inspiration, and profitability.
  7. Self-reliant and motivated with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.​

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This position is full-time and is located in Kuwait. Some travel may be required.