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IKEA Tampines - Goods Flow Manager (Inbound)

Singapore - Explore location Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

You will support the In-Store Logistics Manager to strategically manage our warehouse in compliance with the company’s vision and policies.  You will lead the Goods Flow Team Managers to optimise inbound goods flow operations in the store and to secure stock accuracy and availability, efficient execution of receiving and replenishment process and picking in the store.

Your assignment

  • Work closely with the Sales and Supply Support Manager to secure a short and mid capacity plan to maximise efficient logistics operations, securing high standards of stock accuracy to provide a great customer shopping experience
  • You will perform root cause analysis and take actions to correct inefficiencies and improve working processes
  • You will ensure a correct usage of short- and mid-term capacity needs by creating capacity through space optimization 
  • You will be involved in the recruitment and selection of new co-workers, training and development, performance management and succession planning to secure and retain talents who exhibits our values
  • You will lead the team and work closely with other departments to ensure the highest level of customer service standards are executed
  • You shall review the operation process and provide feedback and ideas to In-Store Logistics Manager to secure a more profitable and smooth operations
  • You shall ensure the logistics actions from the store business plans are implemented and followed through
  • You will work closely with the Safety & Security team to ensure the goods flow team works in compliance with the IKEA Code of Conduct, Internal IKEA Regulations and local legislation relating to health, safety, security and environment

  • You have at least 8 years of leadership experience working in retail or warehouse environment
  • You have proven experience to coach and develop others to higher level of performance
  • You are a strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You have demonstrated ability to deliver results within tight deadline in a fast paced organization
  • You are physically fit as the work involves physical work in a warehouse and able to commit working shifts, weekends and public holidays.