We’re looking for a Distribution Centre Manager to join the team and focus on growing our own Grocery Store “tMart, which is the region’s first cloud store concept offering 30-minute delivery of groceries at hypermarket prices. Launched in Kuwait and UAE, the service is expanding fast to more countries.
Setting up and managing the budget for the supply chain function within the country
Directing and managing the supply chain function at the country level taking care of people development, facilitating coordination, efficiency, effectiveness across local functions and assuring availability of key staff and resources.
Monitoring and managing the Warehouses, Transport and Traffic costs against the budget
Ensuring compliance with regional standards and local policies and practices
Coordinating and directing warehouse (i.e. selecting staff, planning shifts, routine and preventive maintenance, …), transport and traffic operations
Facilitating the coordination with stores/merchandisers to optimize service level and overall efficiency
Ensuring data availability for production of reports as required
Monitoring overall supply chain operations to ensure supply chain-related shrinkage is minimized
Defining budget for the supply chain functions for the assigned country
Ensuring interaction with local functions (Commercial, OPS, Inventory Control) to optimize the country supply chain
Ensuring accomplishment/continuous improvement of current performance against best practices and corporate standards (in warehouse/transportation)
Experience in supply chain and supply chain, with minimum 3 years’ experience in a managerial function
University Graduate degree in Engineering (Business, Systems Engineering) or other related field + Master’s Degree
You are very detail-oriented, structured and know how to prioritize -- you consider yourself as someone who delivers solutions and not bottlenecks to be solved.
You are a strong leader and passionate about developing others.
You can interact with senior-level executives and can manage the expectations of multiple stakeholders.
You are someone energized by the unknown and look forward to learning each day on the job.
You have excellent analytical and communication skills, and always like to be hands-on with several tools.
Language skills: Fluent English and Arabic would be highly advantageous.