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Inbound Transportation CoE Specialist 50%

Employer
On
Location
Zurich
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced transportation operations specialist, with a focus on optimization and continuous improvement, to join our team Global Inbound Transportation CoE (Centre of Excellence) Team in Zurich. The CoE team is part of the Global Inbound Transportation team which is responsible for the timely and optimal delivery of products from suppliers to warehouses. The CoE team lead initiatives & projects to drive continuous improvement and increase inbound transport operations efficiencies. In this role, you will be responsible for certain focus areas (Business Analytics, System Automation, Procurement support) and also lead optimisation projects. You will lead/contribute to the development and management of new tools, processes, projects and SOPs in order to maintain/improve service levels, reduce costs, reduce complexity and to deliver a high level of responsiveness and flexibility. This role is at 50% capacity, from Monday to Wednesday (Wednesday being a full day).

Your Mission

- Drive excellence in development and implementation of key focus areas namely business analytics, automation, procurement support, continuous improvement initiatives and cross functional projects

- Spearhead initiatives to contribute to the development and management of processes and SOPs in order to maintain/improve service levels, reduce costs, reduce complexity and to deliver a high level of responsiveness and flexibility

- Work with the various stakeholders (Logistics Service Providers, Production Planning, Regional Operations, Supply Planning, Customs and Finance) to drive engagement and involvement where relevant, for all COE activities

- Continuously connect with key stakeholders in the markets on global processes and policies.

- Develop and implement potential continuous improvements activities

- Actively participate in Quarterly/Monthly Business Review with LSPs to drive and support areas of continuous improvement

- Standardize, align and constantly re-assess global transport requirements on logistics service providers, operational processes and connectivity / data processes to support business growth

- Lead the integration of LSPs into the ON system landscape

- Apply best practice sharing and strive for standardization and harmonization of processes whenever possible

- Manage the change management approach for respective projects and programs

- Ensure changes are smoothly and successfully implemented in the markets to achieve lasting benefits

Your Story

- A degree in business, economics, logistics, supply chain, information systems, or operations

- +5 years of work experience in global transport operations ideally in an apparel/fashion or freight forwarding/carrier industry. Additional supply chain experience in other areas such as, procurement, sourcing, supply planning, and warehousing is an asset

- Extensive knowledge and experience in all modes of Transport ie. Airfreight, Seafreight, Truck, Courier etc. preferred

- Good planning and organizational skills, including project management skills from initiation to closure

- Experience in successful implementation of transport related continuous improvement and/or program management

- Experience in developing operational tools and dashboards

- Expertise in effectively managing Logistics Service providers

- Strong analytical, structured and data driven mindset

- Proficiency in MS Excel is a must

- Excellent English language proficiency

- Ability to work and deliver in changing environments, under very limited guidance while adhering to specified deadlines

Meet The Team

The Inbound Transportation Team works closely to strive for excellence in everything we do, to ensure that products from our suppliers to the warehouses globally are delivered in a timely and optimal manner. We are data-driven but are also action-oriented and are able to multi-task. We establish and follow processes, but are also continuously challenging the status quo and industry standards.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.

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