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Logistics Manager - Store

South Sabahiya, Kuwait - Standort erkunden Logistik Vollzeit


Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at affordable prices . We are part of IKEA Al-Homaizi Limited, operating in three countries - Kuwait, Jordan, and Morocco.

Our keywords are Home, People, Happiness, Development, Leadership, Inclusion & Diversity, All with Passion!

Join us to bridge your dreams and unique ideas within an organization that believes in People !

Job description

A day in your life with us:

  • Lead the In-store Logistics team and secure excellence in the planning and execution of the goods flow process in co-operation with business partners.
  • Lead and inspire the Goods Flow Manager matrix and provide support with the necessary tools, methods and functional competence development needs, and secure succession planning for the Good Flow Managers.
  • Identify and develop talents within In-store Logistics to secure a succession plan thereby contributing to the success of future IKEA growth.
  • Actively participate in planning, developing and improving logistics supply operations both towards and within the stores.
  • Accountable for reaching fulfilment KPI’s on a consistent basis.
  • Ensure a strong partnership with commercial team partners.
  • Play an active role in creating the Retail Logistics action plan and setting goals in the area of In-store Logistics that deliver on the country business plan while also ensuring all actions taken are always aligned with the overall IKEA business plan objectives.
  • Support the stores in planning effective and efficient goods flow operations and together with supply partners ensure a smooth goods flow to the store while maximising overall commercial results.
  • Analyse stock development together with retail supply integration and business navigation as part of the inventory management process.
  • As an expert in store goods flow operations, share knowledge with colleagues and business partners to support their competence development, particularly the understanding of the principles of effective and efficient goods flow and health and safety in goods handling.
  • Work together with relevant partners in the supply chain to achieve a high and stable level of product availability for customers at all times, and at the lowest possible total cost through the objectives and goals stated in the Global Service Protocol and local appendices.
  • Contribute to the store establishment process of new stores, extensions and rebuilds to assure the correct preconditions for an effective and efficient goods flow and picking operations as well as support the Customer Shopping Experience.
  • Ensure that the Retail Logistics team works ethically and in compliance with internal and external laws/rules, including legislation relating to risk, sustainability and health and safety regulations.
  • Live the IKEA values and nurture a strong and living IKEA culture that values the diversity of our customers and co-workers and inspires extraordinary achievements in the department.

  • Experience of working in a retail and/or logistics role, including previous management experience of leading others.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English.
  • Ability to work through others, set priorities, delegate responsibility and give open and honest feedback. Ability to inspire and engage others.
  • Business-minded with a clear customer focus.
  • Show potential to apply tactical and operational thinking.
  • Experience of setting and implementing action plans and providing clear directions and following up goals.
  • Ability to meet agreed budgets and goals, and work on plans over a number of years.
  • Experience of leading in a changing environment.
  • Ability to think commercially by balancing efficiency, inspiration and profitability.
  • Ability to reflect and find value and ideas in collaborating with others.

More Information

A few more details for you

This position is full-time and is located in Kuwait. Some travel may be required. 

Please send your  CV in English and tell us why you would be a good fit for this role.