Head of Contract Logistics, China
Job Location: Shanghai
The Head of Contract Logistics is fully accountable for P&L and operations of the Warehousing and Distribution products for the site, having business development & operational ownership. Operational management supporting and enabling the company’s CL product families and value proposition to our clients being either stand alone or part of a global supply chain solution.
Profit & Loss
P&L responsible for the site – China. Covering all products and clients offered at this site.
New and existing customer management
Site performance (cost/utilization)
Continuous improvement & optimization of assets in collaboration with Area LEAN
Execution of strategy for site in alignment with direct manager
Business development aligned with strategy.
Develop new customers by liaising with direct manager and sales
Input to tender metrics on operations and cost via direct manager
Expand business footprint while ensuring profitable growth
Customization and localization of the products within the framework
Manage the operations of the location
HSSE & compliance adherence
Manage subcontractors needs and used at this location for CL services
Drive compliance & regulatory adherence
Sites operating basis security / IT standards
Drive adherence to governance framework
Facilitate the execution training linked to products, solutions and clients
All people and safety aspects
Having the best place to work and taking care for our clients
Process and cost management
Business development of the site
Improve value proposition to clients
Adherence to global products
Value creation as part of global supply chain solutions
Taking care for and sweating the asset
Cost management of the location
Markets and trends of the locations
Investments linked to the site
Site related topics
Innovation linked to this locations
Area CL team
DC/Fulfillment, CFS, Deconsolidation, Depot teams, potential CCL
Local clients/clients’ representatives.
o GCA Product Head
o Warehouse organization
Functional (dotted line) reports
o Several site operations teams in sub level
Who we are looking for:
o Degree holder or above logistics or supply chain management
o At least 10 years of experience in contract logistics, Transport and Warehousing experience is plus; with no less than 10 years in senior management level.
o Result orientation and execution drive to “make deals.”
o Strong analytical and negotiation skills
o Commercial, operational, and human resource focus
o Passion for customers and customer intimacy
o Ability to lead and motivate team by sharing global view and strategic mindset, create environment for innovation and continuous improvement.
o Understanding of warehousing and distribution as well as contemporary supply chain management trends
o Ideally with good network and contacts in the logistics industry
o Experience with China business is an advantage.
o Fluent in English, excellent communication, and presentation skills