assistant logistique in Sint-Stevens-Woluwe

Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Vlaams-Brabant
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The function: The department is responsible for coordinating and managing outsourced logistics processes at our 3rd party terminals and with transport providers in Europe. Operations involved are warehousing, packaging, blending, storing, heating, trans-loading and transport. The Logistics specialist function is a variable mix of operational tasks, trouble shooting and longer term project coordination. He/ she is responsible to ensure uninterrupted, safe and cost effective operations. He/she typically works under direction and guidance in a team of 8 people.


Key responsibilities: Operational tasks will include: -Ensure 3rd party service providers meet Afton¿s service and safety standards. -Oversee order fulfilment (from delivery creation through shipment execution including coordination of all transportation scheduling, site notifications while ensuring adequate inventory levels). -Work with third party manufacturing locations and planning to ensure timely production to meet customer orders. Manage production and process order creation and reconciliation to ensure inventory is available for order processing. Trouble shooting will include: -Take the lead in correcting and preventing operational failures with 3rd party logistics, transport and distribution suppliers in a safe and cost effective way. Respond to complaints involving third party locations. - Review performance issues with 3rd party service providers. Develop / implement improvement plans. - Guide 3rd party providers in troubleshooting problems encountered during SAP processing (e.g. post goods receiving, inter-plant transfers, production order); ensure service providers update SAP timely and accurately. Improvement projects will include: -Improve processes to monitor service and safety performance of all logistics operations executed by logistics service providers. -Identify, initiate, execute and drive logistics improvements in service, safety, cost and efficiency; compute, analyse and drive logistics KPIs. -Lead or participate in regional logistical projects where needed and in particular the improvement of our forecasting capabilities.
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