Inbound Logistics Specialist - Supply Chain
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
The inbound logistics specialist role manages inbound logistics operations for the imported shipments. The role will be key in managing the inland transport operations with the local brokers and freight forwarders.
Documentation - Implement tools and processes to ensure continuous monitoring of Documentation from Various factories. Implement channels of escalations for timely follow-up and receipt of documents required for clearance. Ensuring zero waste cost due to documentation delays from factories.
Clearance - Full knowledge of Inbound Clearance Process (Customs/Municipalities etc). Coordinate with the factories and forwarders for speedy and accurate clearance at Ports/Borders. Implementing Zero Waste ideology in the process.
Container Movements – Implement tools and process for efficient coordination between the assigned forwarders, Transporter and Warehouse (DCs). Ensure timely clearance of containers from the port reducing the turnaround time from Port clearance to warehouse Receipt.
In Transit Visibility - Provide timely visibility to internal partners on the projected availability of product and in transit stocks to enable them in the commercial planning process
Financials & Cost – Build, Track and control the local primary transport budget. Drive cost saving initiatives and projects. Ensure the timely invoice postings and financials archiving.
KPI Management and Reporting - Periodic management and reporting of KPIs to management
Continuous Improvement - Propose and put in place ideas or projects which can have short/long term impact on Cost, Quality, Service and Sustainability.
Who we are looking for:
4 to 7 years of experience in inbound logistics in supply chain.
Functional – Customs and Municipality Clearance, Local Food Regulations and Requirements, Documentation Requirement
Technical – SAP or any other ERP system, MS Excel Advance and PowerPoint.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.