Distribution Network Management Specialist

Distribution Network Management Specialist

BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC
Kuala Lumpur
7-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The BASF Shared Services Center Kuala Lumpur was established in 2005. Located in Kuala Lumpur, it has approximately 700 employees and provides functional services in the areas of Finance, Controlling, Information Services, Human Resources, Environment, Health & Safety, Procurement, and Import-Export Order Management to BASF companies and affiliates in 17 markets across Asia Pacific. BASF also has three other Shared Service Centers that cover Europe and the Americas, located in Berlin and Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Objectives of the Position
To act as a Responsible person for ensuring BASF Distribution Network Management requirements, performance and safety standards are met.
Main Tasks
  • Provide on the job coaching & training in matters related to Warehouse operations, process efficiency and foster customer focus culture
  • Provide Distribution Network ( Warehousing) management-related expertise and information to business and regional counterparts community for continuous process improvement, system harmonization and solution coordinator for process problem solving
  • Interact with business management, BU SCM and sales to gain knowledge of business and provide Warehouse operations solution to business
  • Ensure Warehouse Operations team effectiveness by fostering cross-BU knowledge sharing and creating a reliable back-up system
  • Offer guidance to Logistics Service Provider team members in capturing BU/ Customer expectation / reduction of repeat NCM;s, by analyzing the root causes, propose corrective measures and ensure on-time closure of the end-to-end process in coordination with BUs and Functions for all Logistics Operations complaints.
  • Effective management of distribution network (warehouses) and last mile transportation in the assigned areas at all times.
  • Ensure Zero Medium and Major observation during internal and External audits of Distribution Network Operations processes.
  • Regular and timely monitoring of Warehousing LSP via defined KPIs, analysis of data from SAP system and / or developing / implementing new KPIs relevant to the business. Conduct regular service provider performance reviews.
  • Accountable for high standards of performance in all aspects of assigned 3rd party Service Providers.
  • Work with LSP to ensure continuous improvement measures are identified and identified leading to higher efficient and effective operations.
  • Continuous process and Cost improvement for the Business Units in the assigned geography
  • Safety/Compliance: Ensure high safety/compliance standards are maintained by all LSP at all times. Conduct internal audits and visits.
  • Communication: Ensure timely and effective communication with all stakeholders (Business Units, 3rd party LSP, Logistics procurement, Customer Service, BU Planners etc)

  • Full time MBA (Tier 1, 2), with LSS Green Belt certification will be preferred
  • B. E Qualification will be plus.
  • APICS certification will be plus.

Working Experience
  • 7-8 years of experience in the field of Supply chain operations, Experience of Value stream mapping

Technical & Professional Knowledge
  • Detail oriented and good analytical skills,
  • Knowledge of Transportation & Warehousing Safety process
  • Knowledge of SAP processes & Digitalization of Logistics Operations.
  • Knowledge of Logistics service provider market / Real Estate market.
  • Have expertise in bringing Change Management and Transformation in Operations

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

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