Unilever Factory Logistics Team Lead in Sikeston, Missouri

Factory Logistics Team Leader

Background & Purpose of the Job

Responsible for end to end factory logistics operations at Sikeston, MO manufacturing site. Managing up to 85 employees across 24/7 shifts. In addition, accountable to deliver logistics safety, quality, cost savings, business waste reduction, customer service, continuous improvement projects and sustainability improvements at the Sikeston, MO site.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Implement process improvement through operational scorecards
  • Execute the product group and site level factory logistics strategy
  • Support internal and external operational benchmarking activities
  • Execution of standardized logistics systems, processes, KPI’s, and ways of working
  • Customer service improvement through warehouse and transportation loss reduction using CI (Continuous Improvement) tools and methodology
  • Drive sustainability initiatives through factory warehouse improvements, transportation efficiencies, and external collaboration activities
  • Manage site distribution budget and labor pool
  • Manage relationship and integrated logistics operations with the connected 3rd Party DC to the manufacturing site.
  • Member of the site leadership team and working cohesively with upper management to deliver results and collaborative improvements.

•You’re a born leader: Lead site distribution operational processes.

•You’re a strategy guru: Execute continuous improvement projects through the application of harmonized logistics processes and systems

•You’re a dot connector: Execute product group and site logistics strategy

•You’re a change maker: Drive logistics cost reduction through optimization of inbound/primary transportation, and factory warehouse operations.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required. MBA a plus
  • 3 years of work experience with a clear competence in Logistics and Supply Chain.
  • Strong understanding of inventory control, warehousing and transportation operations, manufacturing operations, product deployment, and order to cash processes

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

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Sikeston-Sikeston -1010 County Line Rd

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Nov-11-2017

Req ID: 17000D22