Senior Automation Specialist - Warehouse & Fulfillment - FARFETCH

Location
PT Porto
Posted
10 Sep 2022
Closes
26 Oct 2022
Ref
058a3354-6eea-4fba-bb8d-7a0f54f40d6a
Function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

OPERATIONS

We're passionate about operational excellence, acting with our customers and partners always in our heart. Covering the entire order journey, we create our online content, secure payments and fraud process compliance, ensure order fulfilment and delivery, while providing customer and partner care. In a nutshell, we love to create seamless and memorable luxury experiences for our customers all around the world.

PORTO

Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!

THE ROLE

Our global activity is growing and we're looking for a Fulfilment Automation Designer with expertise in automation and footwear industry for our team in Porto. We are a project-based activity team, focused on developing logistic solutions for the different needs of the business. Our Partners are multi-brand premium Boutiques or Brands, with one or more locations in the most exciting cities around the world. You'll be responsible to define and implement the best automation solution in our logistic network.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Lead the team in the field of fulfilment automation:
    • Identify opportunities to apply automation into our fulfilment centers;
    • Connect with suppliers of automation solutions;
    • Quantify cost / saving of each solution, with clear ROI analysis;
    • Create an implementation plan and prepare the business case for approval;
    • Manage the implementation of automation solution;
    • Research in the market for the most updated solutions in the field of automation and robotics;
    • Participate in exhibitions and conferences about the topic;
    • Be a continuous improvement agent, feeding our internal practice with the learnings from your field experience and with research in the fields of expertise required;


WHO YOU ARE

    • 5+ years' experience in Operations, Supply Chain, E-commerce or similar;
    • 3+ years of experience in footwear industry (nice to have)
    • Proven expertise in the implementation of automated solutions in fashion industry, focusing in footwear;
    • Degree/Masters educated, preferably in the fields of Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Business Management or similar;
    • Willing to make the difference but humble to learn (open and fresh mind)
    • Knowledgeable in Lean or related continuous improvement tools and techniques;
    • Fluent in English;
    • Available to travel up to 30% of your time, visiting Farfetch network offices;


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program
    • FARFETCH Equity plan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


This is a great opportunity to take a role in our Logistic Design Team, adding value in a specific field that we need to develop. As an expert in automation, you will support us to achieve best in class performance in our fulfilment centers: right processes, right culture and right technology.${description2}

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