Job Requisition ID: 152092
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Groups entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day
Overview Of The Role
This position is primarily responsible for the day-to-day logistics execution within ACE Hardware. The jobholder (JH) will support the Assistant Logistics Manager to ensure that the product arrives to the stores on time in full (OFIT) including from origin to store, including store returns) and inventory control.
Ensure proper coordination from all internal & external stakeholders including buyers, vendors-across the world, logistics companies, and certification agencies including SASO agents, warehouse, and Government authorities etc. in order to ensure a smooth flow of shipment movement into various Middle East countries including UAE, KSA & Qatar.
Ensure accurate documentation along with the shipment in accordance with the Government & Customs rules and regulations of the specific country.
What You Will Do
Manage & Monitor ACE Supply Chain & E-commerce Costs & Service Levels
Coordinate with Planning team and suppliers to ensure smooth flow of stock movement along with proper documentation
Management of supply chain cost & service levels to ensure that they stay within budgeted levels for ACE
Develop and implement immediate corrective action were costs are outside budgeted levels
Ensure that the e-commerce/ multi-channel supply chain is optimized and within agreed lead time and cost levels
Preparation and maintenance of accurate and up to date shipment tracker.
ERP Logistics & Inventory Management Processes
Ensure that the ERP (SAP) is maintained and operating effectively and efficiently from an inventory & logistics point of view
Ensure Automated replenishment is fully operational and working efficiently in all stores
Ensure timely identification implementation of corrective action of damages or stock un-availability. Comply with SED and SRD processes formulated by Process & Compliance
Maintain necessary logistics & inventory reports using ERP system and various MS office applications
Ensure the open POs are closed and provide weekly status updates to the stakeholders.
Reconciliation of logistic invoices
Verification of freight and warehouse invoices and perform monthly reconciliation
Logistics Processes and SOPs
Ensure the continuity of the proper documentation process and support the Logistics manager in formulating necessary SOPs to ensure the compliance from all concerned parties.
Innovation & Stakeholder Management
Provide periodic updates to the relevant stakeholders and conduct recurrent stakeholder meetings to ensure effective relationship and align with their expectation
Identify the areas of opportunities and improve operational efficiency
Required Skills To Be Successful
Excellent data analysis & SAP skills.
Analytical with high attention to detail
Knowledge of Warehouse, Distribution, Customs & Cross Border Freight & 3PL Management
Strong People Skills
What Equips You For The Role
A Bachelors Degree in Business Management, or Logistics
2-3 years relevant experience in a stock/ inventory related role, retail sector experience preferred
About Al-Futtaim Retail
Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencers in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.
Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference
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