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Distribution Specialist, Global Logistics

  • Location: Sweden, Stenungsund
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 28/02/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Do you have a master degree and some years of experience in a supply chain, business or operations environment? Do you also have a drive to constantly develop and improve, customer orientation, strong network capabilities and want to work in a growing multinational company – then you can be the one we are looking for!

As Distribution Specialist you are responsible for the operational execution of the by Borealis agreed Logistics Service Provider contracts for the shipment of Borealis polyolefin products. You will be a direct support function towards a designated distribution area, production location and customer service portfolio.

Main responsibilities

  • Handle the operational execution of the agreed Logistic Service Provider contracts for the Borealis polyolefin products
  • Act as a trouble shooter in case of transport capacity imbalances or Logistics Services Providers operational issues for a specific distribution area providing support both to the defined customer service portfolio and allocated production location
  • Initiate operational process improvement actions between the Borealis organisations and the Logistics Service Providers to secure continues cost optimisation, customer service excellence and industry leading customer satisfaction
  • Secure the Borealis agreed HSE&Q standards are being fulfilled by the Logistic Service Providers, set corrective actions where needed
  • Work in close interaction with the Distribution Contracting Managers and Distribution Assistants team in order to obtain and support a highly effective contract management and invoicing process
  • Participate on an ad hoc basis in internal distribution workgroups and projects, Logistic Service Provider review meetings
  • Contribute to the delivery of the agreed internal and external service levels and KPI targets
  • Support the analysis of customer complaints and defining corrective and preventive actions where needed
  • Assist the Operation Planning and Material Flow Teams during one off events (e.g. T/A preparation)
  • Provide distribution support to the local Logistics organisation
  • Conduct Logistics Service Providers audits together with the Distribution Contracting Manager

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Master or university degree (business/logistics oriented education) and 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the Supply Chain area
  • Mastery of English at business level
  • Good knowledge of computer skills and MS office applications
  • Knowledge of SAP is meritorious (Sales and Distribution module)
  • Familiar with Supply Chain processes (end to end process) and service level guidelines

Behavioural competences

As a person, you are passionate about distribution and logistics, are committed and have a drive to constantly develop and improve. You have a clear commercial awareness which includes delivery of results and customer orientation. It is very important that you have good communication skills, are prestigious and able to motivate others. Strong networking capabilities and teamwork are key factors in your work as a distribution specialist. The work also places high demands on problem solving ability and being able to work with complex solutions.

Other information

If you are the person we are looking for, we can offer you future career opportunities within the company both locally and abroad.

The role holder will report to the Distribution Manager Operations.

For more detailed information please contact Viviane Housen, Manager Distribution Operational, phone +32 475536260.

If you find the role interesting, please apply at the latest February 28th.

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+32 475536260
Viviane Housen, Manager Distribution Operational