Purpose of JobThe Logistics officer works to manage and oversee imported goods flow using sea, air and/or road freight from start to finish. That means to coordinate inbound transports and to ensure customs clearances are obtained timely and import shipments are made in time and in full. The incumbent will liaise regularly with overseas suppliers, forwarder or agents.The Logistics officer is responsible for handling day-to-day operations with the third party logistics provider, distributor and the Beiersdorf SAP - LSP WMS interface. This includes involvement in goods receiving process, stock control, stock taking and monitoring of the flow of goods ensuring efficient logistics operations according to SOP. The position supports in terms of the management and control of logistics service provider performance, KPIs and continuous improvements.Key Responsibilitites:- Ensure that all cross-border shipments comply with regulatory and Beiersdorf requirements (i.e. licenses, invoices and documentation as required)- Coordinate inbound transports and ensure that the transit and delivery is made on time and in full. This means that the incumbent will liaise regularly with overseas suppliers, forwarder or agents.- Monitor status of inbound deliveries and shipments i.e. prioritize, follow-up urgent inbounds and inform parties involved- Inbound discrepancies and damages handling and claims handling - Monitor for stock conformity with system statuses as per agreed SOP and initiate corrective actions if necessary- Monitor daily the system to system interface, clear deviations and coordinate corrective actions with LSP in case of Idocs posting problems
Qualification:- Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain, engineering or other related fields.- 3-5 years of experience in logistic operations (import and cross-border transportation) and warehousing (receipts, stock management and dispatch). FMCG and 3rd party logistics is a strong advantage- Persistent and resilient when confronted with obstacles, and resolves issues in a timely manner - Ability to debate complex and conflicting topics with key stakeholders- Proactively seek opportunities to increase value by raising standards & championing best practices
Performance BonusMedical Allowance
Working with global skin care companyFun & dynamic work environment
On-the-job trainingInternal career opportunities
In our Consumer Business Segment, we concentrate on the international skin and body care markets, which are the main focus of our business. Our innovative, high-quality skin and body care products are trusted by millions of consumers every day. By staying close to our consumers, and our markets, we can ensure that our international brand portfolio stays relevant and our innovations meet the individual needs and wishes of consumers, both globally and regionally.