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Global Logistic Manager

Published: 2019-06-26
Department
Production and Supply Chain

Contact
Per Sonne Sørensen
+45 2761 6813


Country
Denmark

FOSS is an international family-owned company contributing to the sustainable use of agricultural resources by providing the industry’s best analytical solutions, thereby assisting our customers to improve quality and optimise food and agricultural production.

Do you want to be part of our endeavors? Do you thrive optimising logistic processes to the benefit of our customers ensuring on time deliveries? If so, we encourage you to consider applying for the position as Global Logistic Manager at FOSS.

 

The job

As our Global Logistic Manager, you will be leading the overall flow and logistic processes from supplier to end customer. With a direct reference to our Senior Vice President for Quality and Production & Supply Chain, and as part of the Q&PSC management team, you will head an organisation of app. 25 employees, including 5 direct reports. The functions you will lead are Global Order Support, Transportation and Shipping, Supply Chain Planning, Global Masterdata team and a small project organisation.

You will be responsible for providing our customers with an outstanding supply performance while ensuring internal optimisation of flows and processes. This includes timely and professional communication both internally in the supply chain, as well as towards our direct customers and indirect customers in our Sales and Service organisation.

 

Primary tasks

Your primary tasks as Global Logistic Manager will include:

  • Exercising inspirational leadership     
  • Continuing our development based on lean principles
  • Being an active player in an efficient and automated use of data
  • Optimizing internal and external logistic processes
  • Continuously improving our efficiency and reducing waste in the full supply chain
  • Supporting the establishment of a truly global masterdata function
  • Ensuring smooth and successful introduction of our many new products
  • Ensuring an optimized global logistic footprint

 

Qualifications

To succeed as Global Logistic Manager, we expect you to have an educational background within supply chain management. In addition, we expect that you have sound experience running a complex global logistic entity – optimising logistics from a customer perspective as well as an internal aspect of quality, cost, NWC, service level and time/speed.

It would be considered an advantage if you have experience in leading changes in an ERP-system as well as other supporting IT-systems.

It is a prerequisite that you speak and write both Danish and English.

 

Personal skills

You are a strong communicator, able to set the direction and inspire your employees to deliver on our initiatives supporting the FOSS Strategy. Having a large variety of stakeholders, you are able to lead and communicate with employees, colleagues and external partners.

You should be serviceminded, understand the needs of our internal and external customers and be able to transfer these into concrete deliveries.

You have a strong drive and capabilities to manage internal projects to improve the performance of our deliveries.

 

We offer

An exciting job in an international, innovative and highly succesful organisation with more than 1,500 colleagues around the world. We are market leaders and are very proud of the solutions we provide to the customers, assisting them in improving their performance.

We have a high employee satisfaction and an informal working culture, with focus on content and results, where a good sense of humor is always appreciated.

 

Application

Send your application through the link below. We would love to hear from you sooner rather than later. The deadline for applying is August 18th, 2019.

For further information regarding the job, please feel free to contact Per Sonne Sørensen, Senior Vice President, Quality and Production & Supply Chain, +45 2761 6813.

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.

 

FOSS

FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.

The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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