Unilever Logistics Operations Specialist in Shelton, Connecticut
Logistics Operations Specialist
Background & Purpose of the Job
The Logistics Operations Team (LOT) Specialist is responsible for managing all key functions involved in the deployment planning process for approximately $30MM worth of finished goods annually. Specialists work within a cross-functional environment, gaining a true end-to-end view of the entire Supply Chain. The team focuses on process excellence and deploying best practice within Unilever factories, DCs, and 3PMs.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
As a Specialist, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and leading cross-functional processes that incorporate capacity planning, scheduling, inventory assessments, and materials management. You will collect and analyze data that to drive business improvements and remove non-value-added activities. Strategic thinking will be vital to providing exceptional service to the category, while achieving cost savings targets. Finally, you will need to balance the operational tradeoffs between internal business constraints and external customer requirements.
You’re a born leader: You can get the best out of any team, even though they don’t report to you. You are not afraid to have tough conversations where necessary but also celebrate and encourage the development of your colleagues and business partners.
You’re a dot connector: You can find the pattern and process in even the most complex of situations. You can turn it into a clear, consistent process map and communicate it to all of your stakeholders across the landscape.
You love to win, and have fun doing it: You bring a level of creativity and perseverance to the table that people want to emulate. You keep a sense of humor and a level head in all situations and always find a way to make it work.
You’re a changemaker: You embrace change and always push the envelope using better processes and technology to pave the way. You influence others to adopt and adapt while giving them space to make it work for them.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in required for consideration. It is preferred that you have at least 2 years of experience in Logistics, Planning, or Manufacturing Operations. Coding experience is considered a plus. You will need to be a results-oriented, innovative think with a focus on continuous improvement. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary to effectively interact with all levels of management. You will need the ability to work in a challenging business environment, demonstrating flexibility by managing numerous priorities concurrently. Finally, you will need advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth at https://www.unilever.com/about/who-we-are/our-vision/ | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzuVqApc7i-tR2YxazMxNkpPZVU/view | Every Voice Matters at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/the-sustainable-living-plan/enhancing-livelihoods/opportunities-for-women/upholding-diversity/ | Global Reach at https://www.unilever.com/brands/ | Life at Unilever at https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/1248/life/ | Careers with Purpose at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/ | World Class Career Development Programs at https://www.unilever.com/careers/graduates/uflp/ | Check Out Our Space at https://www.themuse.com/companies/unilever/office | Focus On Sustainability at https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/transformational-change/
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