Supply Chain Manager

Job location:
Seoul, South Korea
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05964

The Company

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 Position

Supply Chain Manager

Job Summary

  • ensure that appropriate import and export compliance procedures are followed by employees and contracted service providers.
  • Optimizes the distribution network and logistics flows to ensure customer delivery at the best transportation type and time;
  • Manages freight and transportation contracts in link with purchasing teams. Handle relationship with logistics subcontractors
  • As a result, is accountable for optimizing the external warehouse workflow across the perimeter
  • support growth objectives through the development of concise metrics and reporting functions.
  • Anticipates key delivery issues across his perimeter by permanently ensuring the match of delivery forecast to logistics capabilities;
  • generate daily, weekly and monthly reports to provide stakeholders with actionable data and insights regarding current stock levels by category and location.
  • Implements the right continuous improvement actions to professionalize and homogenize the supply chain function across the BA in link with group methodologies and support functions
  • Inputs the S&OP process at PMA & PMEMEA planning level with consolidated logistics and storage capacity data and is accountable for its forecast;
  • Ensures efficient sharing of information between Operations and Sales about procurement, inventory management (in link with operations) and fleet availability.
  • Is accountable for the OTS, and customer complaints/satisfaction;
  • Key interfaces: strong partnership to be built with (i) Operations, (ii) Segments sales,  (iii) Demand Planning and S&OP leader; (iv) Purchasing; (v) Finance; (vi) IT
  • manage labour costs, personnel productivity, inventory levels, data accuracy and stocking strategies.
  • the daily jobs includes
    • Generating New orders and obtaining order acknowledgements
    • Monitor import vessel schedule and report status
    • Document handling for vessel arrival & tax related
    • Coordinate import customs clearance fulfilment import requirement according to the local law and regulation
    • Monitor overall inbound process to meet the business requirement and urgency
    • Responsible for supporting & leading day-to-day warehouse operations covering inbound, outbound and returns
    • Communicate closely with service providers to ensure continuous and efficient workflow
    • Liaise with Customs Brokerage to prevent or resolve if any issue occurs
    • Perform monthly and annual cycle count
    • Monitor safety stock level to maintain optimal stock level and check space utilisation
    • Inspect the monthly expenses based on the contracted rate and obtain payment approval per the monthly expense closing schedule
    • Analyse the actual cost versus budget on a monthly basis

Position Type

Full time



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