Unilever Logistics Operations Specialist in Shelton, Connecticut

Logistics Operations Specialist

Background and Purpose of the Job:

Become a part of a winning Logistics Operations Team named top in the industry two years running by Gartner, Inc. This fast paced, constantly evolving role offers you the opportunity to manage all of the key functions involved in the Deployment Planning Process for approximately $30MM worth of finished goods annually. Our specialists move quickly within a challenging environment to deploy stock across all of North and South America utilizing all modes of transportation and across all categories. This cross-functional position allows our specialists to gain a true end-to-end view of the entire Supply Chain. Unilever offers a range of opportunities with a high focus on professional development, including training, workshops and monthly reviews which will give you real responsibility from day one. The Unilever culture offers you an open, diverse and collaborative work environment and the flexibility of working agile to meet your home-life balance.

What Will You Do

You’re a strategy guru: You will develop, implement and lead cross-functional, fully integrated Supply Chain processes that incorporate capacity planning, overall scheduling and inventory assessments associated with materials management activities. You will establish and implement best practices related to the systems and process that support inventory forecasting, management, purchasing and material control.

You’re a paradox navigator: You will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data that provides business information with which to eliminate non-value added operational activities.

You’re a dot connector: You will provide exceptional service at competitive costs to support the overall strategic direction of assigned categories and the overall business. This position requires the ability to make educated decisions regarding inventory distribution across promotional orders based on Unilever’s strategic inventory goals.

You’re a change maker: This position requires open and strategic communication with many areas of the business in relation to inventory, disposition, transportation constraints and possible stock issues. You will be balancing the operational tradeoffs between internal business constraints and external customer requirements for assigned categories and transportation lanes.

What You’ll need to Succeed

Bachelors Degree from an accredited university with preferred 2 years in Logistics, Planning or Manufacturing Operations

Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of management and the ability to function effectively as part of a team to gain cooperation of individuals across the organization

Results-oriented, innovative thinker with a focus on continuous improvement with ability to work in a challenging business environment, to demonstrate flexibility by managing numerous priorities concurrently and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.Strong attention to detail

Experience using advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Connecticut-Shelton-Trumbull - 3 Corporate Drive

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Nov-12-2017

Req ID: 17000EWJ