Skip to main content
0 Saved Jobs

No jobs have been saved yet.

New search

Search jobs

Logistics Operations Developer - Transport & Logistics Services AP(SZ)

Shenzhen, Guangdong Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

About you

You understand what the IKEA Brand stands for, and how IKEA values are a reflection of your own values.  You have a passion for developing people and talent.  Additionally, you:

• University degree in logistics, economics, business administration or relevant working experience

• Good knowledge of functions within IKEA Supply Chain and how they contribute to the process

• Good Knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Logistics

• Good knowledge about how to build and valuate fact-based business cases.

• Capability of building effective and trustful relationships

• Experience in implementation of decided concepts, working methods and tools

• Capability to build faced-based business cases in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders and find win-win-solutions within the supply chain

• Good knowledge about logistical performance indicators and their main key drivers.

• Good presentation and communication skills

• Knowledge of relevant tools and working methods in the Supply Chain

• Computer skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

• Fluent in English

• Leading and steering

• Supporting and cooperating

• Analysing and Interpreting

• Implementation and Education

About the job

The purpose of the job is to secure excellence in logistical operational performance, and its further development, in close cooperation and alignment with all relevant supply chain stakeholders; contributing to reaching customer perceived availability at the lowest total cost (considering impacts of quality, safety, service performance, sustainability and other supply chain costs).

About the assignment

The Logistics Operations Developer will be responsible for several things.  Among these, you:

• Logistical ("flow") performance: Secure logistical operational performance from end-to-end perspective [assignment with specific focus on sender or receiver] as it is defined by respective set of KPIs/PIs (e.g. OTD); within given geographical scope. Follow-up and implement actions within existing and new delivery solutions

• Stakeholder management: Align with supply chain stakeholders on Area level to secure logistical operational performance, as well as create preconditions for smooth and efficient transport production. Set and maintain regular communication forums, proactively search for improvements in cooperation, contribute to create understanding within supply chain regarding expectations, needs and preconditions with total cost in mind

• New optimized replenishment solutions: Lead their implementation (e.g. new routes) in alignment with relevant stakeholders and in close cooperation with Production Developers. Evaluates (e.g. Transit-/Non-Transit) and provides feedback to Regional Flow Optimization Specialist. Follow-up and adjust Lead Times based on OTD performance

• Constraints and limitations: Identify & define constraints together with internal stakeholders (e.g. loading plan at supplier) to secure preconditions for efficient transport production and, in general, wished level of logistical performance throughout the year

• Continuous Improvements: Validate and optimize sending and receiving capabilities (e.g. Slot Management) as a link between all supply chain stakeholders. Act upon fluctuations to avoid performance disruptions and increased total cost. Propose new logistical set-up to support logistics cost development. Identifies and proposes volume consolidation opportunities and mid-receiver needs. Collaborate with Category Business Teams; support logistic development in new sourcing countries

• Working methods and improvements: Contribute to the development of Global Working Methods. Support implementation and compliance and perform regular spot checks within the supply chain

• Define the operational requirements based on Transport Operating Frame with all relevant stakeholders, maintain them and secure they are captured in the defined transport set up and relevant documents (e.g. supplier manual)

• Competence development: Support creation of educational material, as well as contribute to improvement of appropriate IT-Tools

 • Daily Operations: Support the Transport Planning Team to solving repetitive deviations in operational activities