Candidates must have UAE experience in food distribution supply chain management.
Our client is a well-established food services organization and as part of their expansion, we are recruiting a UAE experienced mid-level supply chain manager who has proven experience in re-engineering and capability building to improve operational and cost efficiency through Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
This newly created vacancy, reporting to the Managing Director, will be accountable for building a world-class supply chain for order fulfillment, logistics distribution and improving forecasting and product availability. This is a hands-on supply chain operations role.
- Lead the organization transformation through embedding continuous improvement by implementing new processes, systems and capabilities to improve inventory management, order fulfilment, dispatch and distribution.
- Manage operations last mile delivery, inbound and outbound delivery, inventory management and resource management.
- Lead the implementation of a WMS system from scratch to fully operational.
- Improve interface with sales and order processing from quotation through to invoicing.
- Develop analytical tools and reports to enable effective sales, inventory and operations planning processes.
- Vendor selection, negotiation and performance management.
- Proven capabilities in building a strong warehouse operations team.
- 5 years’ strong supply chain transformation and management experience gained in the UAE with well-reputed food distribution organizations.
- Proven experience of implementing a WMS system.
- Proven experience in implementing SCM and inventory management best practice, systems and processes.
- Confident in challenging the status quo with the ability to establish a strong culture of continuous improvement through lean methodologies and dashboard BI.
- Commercial aptitude in statistics, data analysis and forecasting.
- UAE driving license is mandatory.
- Bachelor’s degree is mandatory – preferably in Supply Chain Management
- CIPS membership is a strong advantage.