Job title: Head of Logistics Europe
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Consumer Electronics
Functional Expertise: Supply Chain Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Central Europe
Job published: 2023-10-25
Job ID: 32977

Job Description

Alcott Global is retained by a leading consumer electronics company to search for a Head of Logistics Europe. The role is based in Central Europe. 


Role Purpose:

This is a senior leadership role managing end-to-end logistics operations across the region. You’ll drive Logistics operations, service levels and budgets for the Distribution Centres and 3rd Party providers and transportation. Working across all functions, you’ll play a key role in maximizing customer service within the operation through the development of highly talented, motivated and engaged teams within a continuous improvement environment.


You’ll be crucial to the success of the ongoing change programme. With your extensive background and experience as a logistics leader, you will drive and develop an open team culture that encourages and rewards a desire for continuous improvement.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and implement the logistic strategy for Europe
  • Manage logistics costs, budget, process and performance
  • Manage the warehouses, transportation network, and inventory levels
  • Oversee the delivery of products to customers on time and in full
  • Managing relationships with all regional third-party logistics providers
  • Delivering and continually enhancing productivity, operational efficiency, and cost cost effectiveness
  • Ensuring full compliance with established plans, standards, and ethical guidelines
  • Identify and implement new logistics technologies and processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as sales, marketing, and production, to ensure that the company's logistics operations are aligned with its overall business goals
  • Build and maintain relationships with key suppliers and logistics providers
  • Leading and cultivating a high-performing team, fostering enthusiasm and skill development.

Key Skills:

  • 15+ years’ experience in Supply Chain functions, demonstrating a profound understanding of the field.
  • Extensive experience in Consumer Electronics industry and familiarity with supply chain best practices
  • Excellent background in Customer Service & Logistics and Supply Network
  • Strong understanding of critical planning processes, including demand, production planning and scheduling 
  • A wealth of experience and a profound comprehension of Logistics, encompassing strategy, design, and operations.
  • 10+ years of team leadership experience, effectively leading and guiding teams to success
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of successful collaboration with different stakeholders from multiple countries and organizational levels
  • Good communication and presentation skills
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