The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The PositionLogistic Manager
Recognized internationally as a market leader in graphite and carbon solutions, Imerys Graphite & Carbon serves a variety of growing industrial sectors including electric vehicles, polymers, engineering materials and refractories. Research and innovation are the drivers of all our solutions, developed at our own laboratories and produced in our own factories equipped using the most advanced technologies.
Part of the Imerys Group, the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is headquartered in Switzerland with commercial offices and production sites around the globe.
For our Supply Chain Department, based in our headquarter in Bironico (Switzerland), we are looking for a
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Define Logistics Strategy on outbound distribution, liaise with Divisional Supply Chain manager and Plant Supply Chain managers
Responsible for the Logistics Dashboard (review KPIs, actions)
Develop P&L for Logistics in/outbound
Collect information from different logistics routes, select shipping lines and deploy the rates/contracts from corporate tender
Collect information from different logistics routes, select road transport companies and deploy the rates/contracts from corporate tender
Follow up performance of the Corporate Tender with logistics teams
Define/Review Global Warehouse Strategy for each business
Support Logistics teams in the plants with guidance (special deliveries, requests from customer)
Support Customer Service and Sales team
Monitor rail transport companies rates and performance, along with Corporate team
Support inbound logistics activities
Proactively identify new opportunities, estimate value and assist with prioritization
Think strategically through departments, connecting the dots with other initiatives
Act as key user for Logistics for IT (processes, reporting, transactions, tools) in the rollout of SAP in the coming years
Maintain OTC (order-to-cash) handbook and Business Guidelines up-to-date
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration
Master in Logistics or Supply Chain desirable
Fluent in English and any other EU/Asian language
5 years of logistics experience in sea, rail and road transport (air is a plus)
International trading experience (taxation, trade agreements between countries/regions)
Strong customs clearance (import/export) background (Asia, EU, Americas, SEA)
Strong Analytical skills
Strong skills in Finance
Project management experience
Consulting experience desirable
IT savvy (Excel/MS and/or Google sheet skills, SAP, transport management)
Strong sense of responsibility, independence, ownership and pride in delivering quality results, and understanding the business impacts
Strong Communication skills, ability to communicate with all levels
Strong organizational and planning skills
Proactive, curious and open to work with different cultures
We offer an attractive and dynamic working atmosphere in a truly multicultural and multinational environment with competitive compensation and benefits packages.
We apply the collective employment agreement (CEA) for Switzerland’s mechanical and electrical engineering industries, which guarantees the employees of the signatory companies fair and up-to-date working conditions.
In addition, Imerys Graphite & Carbon is very committed to protecting the health of its employees offering a series of advantages aimed at improving safety and a healthy work-life balance.
The company is dedicated to the continuous improvement of its activities to reduce its environmental impact.
Position TypeFull time
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