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Vice President Supply Chain & Logistics (m/f/nb)

  • Wernberg Logistik
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Our recipe for success

We are a reliable partner who makes the sourcing of technical supplies as easy and efficient as it gets for customers. We do this with passion and innovativeness, day in day out. Our product range comprises millions of quality items, customer-centric solutions and services, and face-to-face expert advice. We are fully committed to this mission. We see change as a catalyst for opportunities, and supply customers with everything they need to successfully complete their projects. As a family-run business, operating in a sustainable way and building long-term business relationships are paramount to us. We stand for quality and reliability.
 
The VP Logistics & Supply Chain (m/f/nb) is significantly responsible for the transformation of logistics based on the corporate strategy and taking into account the changing customer requirements. Customer needs in terms of sustainability, quality and availability of goods are the strategic cornerstones of the activity, which must be permanently optimized.
The results set out in a master plan or the resulting project goals from a logistics strategy project must be stringently implemented. Independently of this, the existing logistics processes and systems of the operative day-to-day business are to be continuously scrutinized and optimized together with the team. 
 
The main objective here is to optimally satisfy current and future customer needs while striving for cost leadership in our industry in Europe. In addition, the VP Logistics & Supply Chain (m/f/nb) is responsible for the further development and implementation of the strategy for logistics. 
In doing so, the VP Logistics & Supply Chain (m/f/nb) cooperates intensively with upstream and downstream organizational units and ensures compliance with the agreed service level agreements on both the supplier and customer side. The VP Logistics & Supply Chain (m/f/nb) has comprehensive budget responsibility. The VP Logistics & Supply Chain (m/f/nb) leads the managers and employees assigned to him/her both professionally and disciplinarily.

Your contribution to success

  • Further development of the logistics strategy, encompassing both operational execution and system-related prerequisites. The goal is a good, competitive service level on the customer and supplier side combined with cost leadership. Achieving the defined SLAs at the lowest possible cost (minimum principle).
  • Further development of the digitalization strategy in logistics and consideration of the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI), i.e. the imitation of human intelligence with the help of machines.
  • Optimization of existing processes in intralogistics
  • Developing and implementing supply chain models to improve the overall logistics and transportation network
  • management, coaching and development of the performance of operational, administrative and management personnel in the logistics field
  • Utilization and integration of new technologies
  • Evaluation of cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Further development of the digital twin in logistics
  • Further development of logistics from an internal service provider to an independent economic unit with corresponding entrepreneurial vision and strategic elements 
  • Further development of logistics into a certified Great Place to Work employer, taking into account corresponding developments and trends in the logistics industry

Your success factors

  • Completed studies in the field of business administration or industrial engineering with a specialization in logistics 
  • Proven, relevant professional experience in managerial positions with leadership responsibility in a similarly challenging position
  • Trust, empathy, open feedback, reliability and continuous learning as cornerstones of leadership style, especially in an international environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, affinity for numbers, and an independent and results-oriented approach to work
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Independent and entrepreneurial approach
  • Experience with modern management tools in logistics and an absolute willingness to go innovative ways considering the demographic change
  • Proactive approach with the patience to establish new and innovative topics at Conrad in the long term
  • Fluent German and English as well as experience in an international environment; knowledge of Czech is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel

Your benefits

We Are a Great Place to Work
Our tolerant and empathic work environment enables you to help shape our company’s future, thereby giving you lots of room for personal development. Our unique company culture was officially recognised by the Great Place to Work institute.

We Improve Your Work-Life Balance
Flexitime and hybrid working arrangements as well as a special leave allowance enable you to organise your workday around your needs. And we care about your children. Our head office in Hirschau operates a child day-care centre that looks after your little ones.

We Communicate at a Peer Level
We are a family-run business. Means friendly interaction is paramount to us. And when it comes to being a trust-based horizontal organisation, around here, we practise what we preach.

We Promote Health
Which is why we offer a variety of services and activities centred around health and fitness. Regular medical checkups are top of the agenda. Moreover, for all those who like to keep fit, there is Conrad Sports Club based at our Hirschau office that provides a range of activities, coaching sessions and even an in-house tennis court. Being healthy isn’t just about exercising, it’s also about a balanced diet. This is why food served in our cafeterias at Hirschau and Wernberg uses local produce and is freshly prepared.
 
More flexibility, more productivity, more success
With your modern work devices, you are always mobile. So you can work efficiently and in compliance with data protection regulations anytime. Your company car allows you to reach your destination easily and flexibly. This saves time and increases your productivity.
 
Diversity as a part of success
We are internationally established - English meetings are as integral to our everyday work as open-mindedness towards other cultures. We encourage creativity and innovation in our company through the exchange of different experiences and perspectives.

Your Contact Person

  
  • Alena Turigin
  • Executive Assistant to the Vice President Human Resources
  • +49 9622 30-4307
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