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Lead Logistics Leader

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Thailand
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/12/2016
  • Duration: 1 month
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/01/17)
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
* The incumbent in this role would manage Import, export, Domestic Logistics, work with global & Asia Pacifics sourcing & COE teams to drive best Logistics cost, ensure compliance & regulations and drive best logistics lead-time in co-ordination with approved freight forwarders.
* Analyze transportation market in the region; identify logistics service providers for transportation, warehousing etc., in consultation with Logistics sourcing leaders.
* Provide consulting and risk assessment on deal structure consulting to business, ITO & OTR teams in the region
* Work inclusively with Customer Performance Managers, Project Managers, Site Managers in logistics related matters
* Lead Logistics Service Provider (LSP) qualification & EHS audit in line with global LCOE process and ensure that the logistics movement in the region is within the gambit of laws of the land and quality framework
* Manage out bound shipments from India to various Company global facilities and ensure OTD & OTP matrices as per global standards
* Own & manage region's logistics COE Metrics and periodically report the same to the local & global leadership teams
* Provide the visibility and ownership for the logistics assets and manage P&E within the allocated budget
* Explore the opportunity to drive Cost Out ideas in logistics operation and deliver cost out targets to the business.
* Ensure all LCOE activities are captured in the global logistics tools on a real time basis and support new system integration process
* Take lead in transport related incidents investigations, root cause analysis and timely developing Corrective Actions/Preventive Actions & it's implementation
* Own the freight and insurance claims for the loss/damage of the materials or fulfillment
* Take lead on alternative method of logistics, depending on the industry challenges in the regions-working closely with Sourcing & Logistics team.
* Monitor saddle/fixture inventory, facilitate fixture return shipping, and ensure fixtures availability for future shipment needs.
* Analyze all key characteristics (weight, dims, origin, destination, delivery need dates, time available), select the most optimal transportation method & service in terms of cost, cycle time, and risk. Manage premium cost approval process.
* Comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, as well as all shared Company policies and procedures

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Engineering degree or equivalent in any stream, PG/ Master degree in related field is desirable
* Minimum 8 years of experience in Sourcing / Logistics function in related industry
* Fluent in English and Thai communication
* Willing to travel at least 30% of time

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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