Team Lead - Domestic Transportation

Team Lead - Domestic Transportation

BASF Construction Chemicals UAE LLC
Kuala Lumpur
3-6 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
  • This person will be responsible for all Domestic Transportation teams for defined geography operating out of the Hub in Kuala Lumpur and will take ownership of all transport management processes

Main Tasks
  • Effective management of Domestic Transportation in the assigned areas at all times.
  • Responsible for planning, executing, monitoring & managing an efficient and effective domestic (surface) transportation requirement in the assigned areas at all times. Accountable for high standards of performance in all aspects of assigned 3rd party Transporters
  • Regular and timely monitoring of Transportation Service Providers via defined KPIs, analysis of data from SAP system and / or developing / implementing new KPIs relevant to the business. Conduct regular service provider performance review.
  • Work with Service Providers to ensure continuous improvement measures are identified and identified leading to higher efficient and effective operations.
  • Safety/Compliance: Ensure high safety/compliance standards are maintained by all Service providers at all times.
  • Communication: Ensure timely and effective communication with all stakeholders (Business Units, 3rd party LSP, Logistics procurement, Customer Service, Planners etc)
  • Ensure Zero Medium and Major observation during internal and External audits of Domestic Transportation processes.
  • Work with Domestic Service providers to ensure continuous improvement measures are identified and identified leading to higher efficient and effective operations.
  • Provide on-the-job mentoring and coaching to team members in matters related to Domestic Transportation operations process efficiency and foster customer focus
  • Manage the employee development process in setting target agreement, performance review and career development plan
  • Interact with business management, BU SCM and sales to gain knowledge of business and provide Transport operations solution to business
  • Ensure Domestic Transportation Operations team effectiveness by fostering cross-BU knowledge sharing and creating a reliable back-up system
  • Offer guidance to team members in capturing BU/ Customer expectation / reduction of repetitive NCMs, by analyzing the root causes, propose corrective measures and ensure on-time closure of the end-to-end process in coordination with all relevant stakeholders.

  • Preferably with MBA and / or tertiary degree in Supply Chain tertiary
  • Experience in customer service, supply chain, sales, controlling and in managing a team of about 7 – 10 members for at least 3 years preferred
  • APICS Certification is a plus point
  • 8 – 10 years of working in supply chain roles
  • Strong knowledge of SAP (Transactional / Planning System) and Business Aarehousing
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Service excellence competencies (team player, positive attitude etc.)
  • Knowledge of Transportation & Warehousing process
  • Knowledge of SAP processes & Digitalization of Logistics Operations.
  • Knowledge of Logistics service provider market / Real Estate market.
  • Strong working knowledge of Transportation/ Warehousing commercials

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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