Logistics Manager

Viborg, Viborg, Denmark
Operations and Supply Chain

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 38
Role Number:200547418
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you wish to be challenged to think creatively? The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Data Center Operations group is looking for a Maiden Logistics Manager to collaborate with the Logistics Strategy Manager, other operational managers, and key partners to establish and implement global logistics and inventory management programs while leading the Maiden Logistics team operations. The Logistics Manager will be responsible for the performance of the logistics, inventory management and warehouse operations functions serving Maiden and other Corporate locations. In this role you will focus on creating strategy, structure, process, as well as, the oversight and implementation of programs across shipping, receiving, order administration, material control, inventory management, and reverse logistics. We seek a self starter, visionary teammate with strong leadership capabilities to drive standard methodologies for logistics operations. This is a fast-moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and resourcefulness are key attributes needed for success. Excellent project and time-management skills, with an ability to prioritize and drive critical tasks and objectives in support of organizational goals is valued.

Description

In this role you will drive standard methodologies for logistics operations and inventory management, reporting, and handling. This position will work with the Logistics Strategy Manager and lead logistics, receiving/shipping and inventory staff located at our Maiden site to achieve enterprise-wide objectives. You will work with other operational managers to achieve results through efficiency gains and standardization. This position will be expected to partner proactively with Apple Infrastructure Services teams and other key partners to meet inventory and logistics requirements for all materials used in site operations. Other responsibilities include: - Responsible to ensure appropriate control mechanisms are in place and achieve exceptional levels of inventory accuracy, material availability, and service goals. - Improve operational efficiency in all areas, including multi-functional collaboration with multiple partners for optimal enterprise-wide solutions. - Develop and mentor staff to continuously to improve skills and team performance. Drive a culture of operational excellence. - Maintain a cross-training program to assure highly qualified backups for every function

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years leading operations in warehousing, inventory management, shipping/receiving or general logistics operations
  • Experience with IT environments and/or logistics across multiple sites preferred
  • Proven expertise with inventory management and logistics
  • Experience with inventory management and transportation management systems, ERP or other system implementation experience a plus
  • Oversight of third party vendors for material purchases, professional staffing services and logistics coordination
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to pull together many sources of information to help prioritize and lead operations
  • Highly skilled in process creation, control, and continuous improvement
  • Ability to develop strategies and solutions to meet short and long term needs, drive implementation, and continuous improvement
  • Strong communication/coordination skills and the ability to effectively present to all levels of management
  • Must be a solid teammate and have experience working extensively with multi-functional teams
  • Ability to work under stress and lead difficult situations
  • Previous experience leading and mentoring technical senior individual contributors and managers
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and understanding of team fundamentals to effectively motivate and develop team to achieve goals & objectives

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience is beneficial

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience in operations, supply chain, inventory management, transportation, or production/manufacturing is required.