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Unilever Logistics Specialist in Lewisville, Texas

Manager Logistics Strategy and Business Solutions

Reporting to the Director of Logistics and Operations, the role will be responsible for supporting the development of a multi-year corporate Logistics and Distribution strategic plan and execution of the initiatives that achieve our vision. The role will lead, innovate and manage the portfolio of Logistics and Distribution strategic initiatives, team project collaboration, and individually lead top priority initiatives as identified. This is a high visibility role in the TIGI Global Supply Chain with regular engagement with executive management.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in prior roles within Strategy and Operations, leading a variety of strategic initiatives through all phases of a project lifecycle.

The candidate should possess capabilities in the areas of problem solving, analytics, business acumen and judgement, team leadership, cross-functional collaboration, facilitation, and program management. Ability to lead initiatives from concept stage through operational implementation and steady state execution.

Responsibilities

  • Support Director and executive team in Logistics and Distribution corporate strategy development; that includes best practice research; market and competitor analysis.

  • Identify and implement value generating continuous improvement initiatives across Supply Chain operations and business.

  • Act as an internal consultant by bringing best in class perspective and challenging conventional thinking on strategic initiatives and on-going operational improvement opportunities.

  • Lead, either individually or through managing team members or 3rd party resources, business transformation initiatives throughout project lifecycle from strategy through to implementation.

  • Establish and monitor ongoing budget, time, value, scope, and quality measures for program delivery and ensure progress against goals via status reporting and other mechanisms.

  • Define and work with business stakeholders to track initiative level KPI's that measure investment value realization.

  • Identify and address internal change barriers to ensure adoption and realization of initiative objectives through effective change management capabilities.

  • Establish, maintain, and drive adoption of enterprise wide program management standards.

  • Prepare and facilitate periodic executive updates on the portfolio of initiatives.

  • Transition and augment the Operation’s 5S program to a full Quality Management System.

Requirements

  • MBA preferred, but minimum of a four (4) year degree is required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of industry management experience with background in Supply Chain, operations management, and lean manufacturing. Minimum of three (3) years running a variety of cross-functional programs through all phases of a project lifecycle (from envision through steady state execution)

  • Must have a background with both strategy and execution and demonstrated results of creative thinking and innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • Ability to work independently, make sound decisions, and support recommendations through analytical reasoning and effective communication.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and influencing skills with professional staff and senior level executives.

  • Knowledge of best practices and fundamental components of effective Project Management techniques, tools, and processes.

  • Ability to easily adapt and lead others through a changing environment.

  • Industry experience in Retail/CPG is preferred but not required.

  • Working understanding of Domestic and International Logistics as well as multi-tiered distribution operations. Prior experience in logistics design and final mile project solutions strongly preferred.

  • Spanish fluency a plus

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

Who We Are

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at 1-855-239-5459 or NAAccommodations@unliever.com. Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

Location

United States-Texas-Lewisville-Lewisville TX - TIGI HQ


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at 1-855-239-5459 or NAAccommodations@unilever.com at mailto:NAAccommodations@unliever.com . Please note: These lines are reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and are not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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